“Let’s Be Cops”

“Let’s Be Cops”

Maybe not since the Tim Allen romp “Big Trouble” was slated to open the weekend after 9/11 has a big-studio picture found worse timing in the news cycle than “Let’s Be Cops.” The new doofus-buddy comedy about a couple of 30ish washouts in Los Angeles getting their jollies dressing in LAPD uniforms landed in theaters […]

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

The new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” — distinguished here from the 1990 classic of the same title, and oh but how the odometer does spin — is borderline watchable, despite what every bone in your body would tell you to expect. Michael Bay, one of the movie’s producers, has made a recent career of exhuming […]

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” the funniest and most satisfying of the 10 movies so far in the Marvel cinematic universe, oozes with the ingredients that draw people to theaters, while forsaking many of the missteps that plague lesser efforts. Instead of making a film for average children and dim adults, here we have one for […]