‘La La Land’ lives up to its ambitions

“La La Land” is a film that pays tribute to classic Hollywood age musicals in a modern setting. The film starts off with Mia...

May I have ‘Your Name?’

“Your Name,” the fifth film for director Matoko Shinkai, is about two high school students who suddenly begin to switch bodies. Based on a...

Coming of age with a side of death

Synopsis Miguel, a preteen in Mexico, goes on a journey to discover more about his family, death and following his dreams. He wants to play...

‘Cure for Wellness’ is a beautiful nightmare

“A Cure for Wellness” follows an aspiring young bank executive, Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), tasked by his company to go to a mysterious Swiss retreat...

‘Life’ highlights the dread of space

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the new sci-fi thriller, “Life,” as Dr. David Jordan. Jordan attempts to lure the antagonistic creature — nicknamed Calvin...

‘Stranger Things 2’ dials the nostalgia up to eleven

Synopsis A year after the events of season one, the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the Demogorgon and the...

‘Power Rangers,’ worse than expected

The cast of “Power Rangers,” (left to right) RJ Cyler, Naomi Scott, Ludi Lin, Becky G and Dacre Montgomery pose in an abandoned...

‘Why Him?’ fails to draw laughs

“Why Him?” stars Bryan Cranston as Ned Fleming, an overprotective father, who travels to Los Angeles with his wife, Barb (Megan Mullally), and son,...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ blasts a fun beat

Synopsis Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and his fellow Guardians (Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper) are hired by a powerful alien race,...