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  • Meet the Fockers

    Meet the Fockers

    ★★★

    After he wins the trust of his conservative future in-laws, Greg Focker takes them, and his fiancee, to Florida in order to meet his liberal parents. Complications (of course) ensue.

    I wasn't the biggest fan of "Meet the Parents", so I faced the prospect of watching this sequel with trepidation. Imagine my surprise when I found out what a notable improvement "Meet the Fockers" was compared to its predecessor. TBH, the humor remains decidedly low-brow, and the novelty of De…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★

    World famous detective Hercule Poirot travels from Istanbul to London aboard the Orient Express. While the train is marooned in Yugoslavia due to a snowstorm, a passenger is brutally killed. Now it's up to Poirot to solve the crime before local authorities show up and take the case.

    Kenneth Branagh's remake of the Sidney Lumet classic is a significant step down in terms of quality, and the main reason for that is the British director's vanity. While Lumet was content…

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  • WALL·E

    WALL·E

    ★★★★½

    And here's to the fools who dream
    Crazy as they may seem
    Here's to the hearts that break
    Here's to the mess we make

  • Creed

    Creed

    ★★★★½

    Adonis Johnson, the out-of-wedlock son of the late boxing champion Apollo Creed, is taken home and raised by Creed's widow as her own child. When he grows up he decides to follow his father's footsteps and become a boxer. So he travels from Los Angeles to Philadelphia and asks for help from Apollo's former friend and rival, Rocky Balboa.

    Say what you want about writer/director Ryan Coogler but one thing is certain: this guy has balls to match his talent.…