Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews
Pick of the Week

Wonder Woman

This is how summer movies ought to be made (until the obligatory final ten-minute battle of the gods). Good story, OK action, cool performances. A

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Pick of the Week

Paris Can Wait

You'll watch this movie and immediately want to go to a good French restaurant. Diane Lane, as always, is terrific. Fun, sexy, at last a summer movie for adults. A-

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Norman

The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer—Jeez, Richard Gere is getting old. Hey—it's going around. But he's still a powerful screen presence in this story of a fixer with some style. B

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

I like Jeff Kinney's books, but this movie can't touch Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. Not even close. I'm biased of course. C

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Baywatch

Never saw the TV show, and not so happy I saw the movie. Though I remain a big Dwayne Johnson fan. C+

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Pirates of the Caribben: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Walked out in under an hour. Jerry Bruckheimer, where are you, dude? D

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