True Story is a pallid case study that seems likely to fade away before too long

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

The truth is a funny thing. While facts may be unyielding — a child’s body submerged in a suitcase with a teddy bear; a flood of brackish water — our relationship to them is often more elastic.

Case in point: reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill), dismissed from his job at the New York Times for fabrication, and Christian Longo (James Franco), a man accused of murdering his wife and children.…

The Interview is less the end of the world as we know it and more just business as usual for Rogen & Franco

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

If ever a film came close to ending the world, The Interview was it.

Admittedly it’s hard to tell how much is just North Korea posturing – they do that a lot, posture – but the impact, both fascinating (the Sony leaks) and terrifying (the threat of terror attacks), is undeniable.…

This Is The End takes refuge in audacity, not entirely successfully

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

The most expensive comedy of all time, Evan Almighty, sequel to Bruce Almighty, also happens to be an enormous flop.

When it comes to making people laugh throwing money at the screen rarely seems to have the desired effect.…