Movie Review: “Dean”

Demetri Martin’s new movie, “Dean,” is not terribly funny despite it seemingly wanting to be a comedy.  That is slightly problematic if one understands “comedy” to mean that a movie ought to generate a substantial number of laughs (“Dean” has a few… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Baywatch”

There is something great about watching actors on screen who seem to be having fun. Their enjoyment turns into our enjoyment, elevating what might otherwise be a mediocre film to something better. That is precisely what happens with “Baywatch,” as… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Your Name.”

Body-swapping movies are a genre all their own and this weekend in the U.S. we’re getting an animated body-swapping feature from Japan, “Your Name.” Directed by Makoto Shinkai, “Your Name.” is the story of two high schoolers, Mitsuha (Mone Kamishiraishi)… Read More ›