Movie review: 'American Ultra' smokes late-summer competition
Tom Tangney | August 20, 2015 1:00 pm"American Ultra" stands out of the usual pack of late-summer flops as a solid film about one "stoned" cold killer.
Jemaine Clement stars in heart-warming 'People Places Things'
Tom Tangney | August 07, 2015 2:26 pmJemaine Clement is back with a star turn in the American indie called "People Places Things," which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival.
'The End of the Tour' is half of a great movie
Tom Tangney | August 06, 2015 5:23 pmIt's refreshing to see a movie daring enough to be only about two guys just talking, too bad one of them isn't up to the task.
Expect more boom than plot in 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation'
Tom Tangney | July 31, 2015 5:39 amThe Mission Impossible movies have landed on a hit formula, a formula that's proved so popular there's little motivation to deviate from it.
'Ant-Man' too small to work without Avengers colony
Tom Tangney | July 17, 2015 8:01 am"Ant-Man" is as diminutive a Marvel movie as you might guess from its title.
'Amy' is so beautiful but so hard to watch
Tom Tangney | July 09, 2015 4:10 pm"Amy" the movie does something very similar — making something beautiful out of something so hard to watch.
Jason Schwartzman gives us everything he's got in 'The Overnight'
June 25, 2015 4:58 pmJason Schwartzman's acting credits read like a hipster hit list: "Rushmore," "I Heart Huckabees," "The Royal Tenenbaums," "Marie Antoinette," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Bored to Death." His latest film, "The Overnight," simply adds to his near-impeccable movie choices. It's an alternately painful and hilarious look at how married couples relate to other married couples.
'Inside Out' is ingenious in conception, masterful in execution
Tom Tangney | June 19, 2015 8:16 amMove over Toy Story, Nemo and Wall-E. There's a new animated movie that's about to claim its own position on the top shelf of Pixar's best: "Inside Out."
Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon talks 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'
Tom Tangney | June 18, 2015 8:35 amA film that cleverly blends the emotion of "The Fault in Our Stars" with the aesthetic "Be Kind, Rewind."
'Jurassic's' resurrection as effective as its star - Indominus Rex
June 12, 2015 8:24 amJurassic World's dinosaurs are as convincing as you could hope for, every bit as believable as the humans, and in some cases, more so.