Moby-Dull: ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ is defeated by a sinking storyline
Tom Tangney | December 10, 2015 7:50 pm"In the Heart of the Sea" is sorely in need of something to bring life to a story that should be brimming with it.
Spike Lee’s new movie ‘Chi-Raq’ is an outrageous mess
Tom Tangney | December 4, 2015 1:16 pmI'm sure it's meant to be an outrage but whether the "mess" part is also intentional is an open question. Spike Lee has made a…
It’s no ‘Inside Out,’ but ‘The Good Dinosaur’ is charming
Tom Tangney | November 25, 2015 7:23 am"The Good Dinosaur" has enough to tug at your emotions like any kid-dog combo does in real life.
Finally, ‘Hunger Games’ series comes to an end
Tom Tangney | November 19, 2015 5:09 pmThe public's hunger for "Hunger Games" may be insatiable, but I, for one, am glad the series has, at long last, come to an end.
‘Spotlight’ shines as a story about a real-life scandal
Tom Tangney | November 12, 2015 5:24 pmRemember when newspapers were a thing? That's the surprisingly nostalgic sense one gets from watching "Spotlight," a movie about the journalistic expose of a real-life…
‘Spectre’ seems to have James Bond merely running in place
Tom Tangney | November 6, 2015 7:00 amThis 24th Bond film hits all the necessary benchmarks, but it breaks little new ground.
Director of ‘Suffragette’ astonished that film is the first to focus on century-old fight
Tom Tangney | November 5, 2015 9:18 amThe British director of the new film "Suffragette" finds it astonishing that hers is the very first film to focus on the century-old fight to…
‘Room’ puts a psychological twist on a thrilling family adventure
Tom Tangney | October 29, 2015 6:46 pmAn innocent start leads to a nerve-wracking, psychological thriller in "Room."
‘The Last Witch Hunter’ is all dressed up with nowhere to go
Tom Tangney | October 23, 2015 6:14 am"The Last Witch Hunter" is a brand-new big-budget fantasy movie, yearning for franchise status.
Fans rush online ticket sales two months ahead of Star Wars release
MyNorthwest.com | October 20, 2015 9:10 amIf you haven't seen it yet, the latest Star Wars trailer was released Monday night.