The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is long on aspiration if a little short on poise

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty has been in the movie pipeline for a while.

Based on a short story published in 1939, this particular version of the tale has been in development hell since the mid-nineties.…

Gangster Squad assembles all the old cliches to little effect

2 Stars (2 / 5)

 

Post-war L.A. The glitzy and glamorous City of Angels is under the thrall of brutal mob boss Mickey Cohen, with mob slayings on every corner and half the police force on the make.

Or so Gangster Squad, the third feature of director Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland, 30 Minutes or Less), would have us believe.…