Frank Miller

‘Think Like a Man’ caught up in the relationship game of chess

If the battle of the sexes were a game of chess, then “Think Like a Man” wants Steve Harvey to resemble Bobby Fisher. Adapted from Harvey’s best-selling book, the film turns ...

These Titans are out of juice

When movie studios start making sequels out of remakes it makes you wonder if the executives really think stones have blood and are sitting around desperately squeezing the heck ou ...

‘Tintin’s adventures become tiresome after awhile

Based on a series of comics by the Belgian artist known as Hergé, “The Adventures of Tintin” is widely beloved in Europe but is largely unknown here in the United States. So t ...

‘Mission: Impossible’s’ action exciting to see

By the time any film franchise reaches its fourth iteration, the series is usually an empty husk that only barely resembles the ideas and vivacity that made the first movie so grea ...

‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ will have you scared at times

True horror movies are better when you’re more afraid of what isn’t on screen instead of what is actually being shown. The art of the slow, devious climb to suspense was pushe ...

‘Conan the Barbarian’ laughable

The first scene of “Conan the Barbarian” takes place in the midst of battle, where a dying female warrior gives violent birth to a baby and a yelling, grieving father holds alo ...

‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ provides fresh take

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” Directed by Rupert Wyatt Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto Rating: Four out of five stars ‘Rise of the Planet of the Ape ...

Potter franchise casts a satisfying spell in epic finale

More than a decade in the making and perhaps one of the most anticipated movie events in recent memory, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” is finally upon us to se ...

‘Horrible Bosses’ succeeds in adult-oriented comedy

Everyone seems to have a co-worker or a boss that they just can’t stand. A few of these individuals may even have had a dark daydream or two about getting rid of them to make th ...

‘Transformers’ – everything you want in an action movie

Of all the bloated, action-heavy and mind-numbing films to bear director Michael Bay’s name, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is the film that best represents his abilities a ...