Author: Jeffrey M. Anderson

Subversive fourth ‘Predator’ movie is fast, funny

Shane Black’s “The Predator” probably isn’t what anyone expected from a new Predator movie. It’s very fast, very funny, and,…

6 days ago

‘Pick of the Litter’ an adorable look at guide dogs in training

Certain types of movies are critic-proof. For example, those who might criticize documentaries about the evils of the Holocaust or…

2 weeks ago

‘Little Stranger’ is well-made and refined — yet chilly

Based on the best-selling book by Sarah Waters, the new movie “The Little Stranger” is a gothic story set in…

3 weeks ago

‘Searching’ creators tell story of their taut computer-screen mystery

“Searching” is a sturdy, classical mystery about a father’s search for his missing daughter, tightly and cleverly constructed and absolutely…

4 weeks ago

‘Minding the Gap’ a moving and brilliant skateboard movie

One of the year’s great, small treasures, Bing Liu’s extraordinary documentary “Minding the Gap” is like a deluxe skateboarding video,…

1 month ago

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ entertaining, incendiary, essential

Though Spike Lee has continued to do highly personal, passionate work throughout his 32-year career, some of the films have…

1 month ago

‘Christopher Robin’ upsets simple magic of beloved ‘Pooh’ characters

The 1920s “Winnie-the-Pooh” books by A. A. Milne and illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard contain a calm magic and childlike…

2 months ago

Sixth ‘Mission: Impossible’ more exciting, more touching

“Mission: Impossible-Fallout” is writer-director Christopher McQuarrie’s sixth collaboration with Tom Cruise; despite duds like “The Mummy,” it’s the most fruitful…

2 months ago