CATEGORY: MOVIE BEAT


Movie Beat: Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez surprisingly adorable in new “Overboard”

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, partial nudity and some language Screenplay by Bob Fisher and Rob...


Movie Beat: “Avengers: Infinity War” a fantastic, heart-wrenching half a movie

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references...


Movie Beat: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt excellent in “A Quiet Place”

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images Screenplay by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John...


Movie Beat: Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ odd but charming

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images Screenplay by Wes Anderson, story by Wes...


Movie Beat: ‘Trek: The Movie” a moving, surprisingly hilarious delight

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, peril, an injury image, and language Screeplay by...


Despite Steven Spielberg’s best efforts, “Ready Player One” disappointing

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language Screenplay by...


Movie Beat: John Boyega deserves a better movie than “Pacific Rim: Uprising”

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language Written by Steven S....


Movie Beat: Alicia Vikander good in solid, entertaining “Tomb Raider”

By Jenniffer Wardell   Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some language Screenplay by Geneva...


Movie Beat: Nick Robinson fantastic in the adorable, heartwarming “Love, Simon”

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual references, language and teen partying Screenplay by Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker, based...


Movie Beat: David Oyelowo shines in surprisingly entertaining “Gringo”

By Jenniffer Wardell Rated R for language throughout, violence and sexual content Screenplay by Anthony Tambakis and Matthew Stone,...