Movies

“Focus”

“Focus”

Only lately could Will Smith play the sort of world-weary con artist at the center of “Focus” without seeming like he was trying on a jacket three sizes too wide. The Fresh Prince is now in his mid-forties, older than George Clooney in the first “Ocean’s 11,” and clearly aiming for a similar character here: […]

“Hot Tub Time Machine 2”

“Hot Tub Time Machine 2”

If you ever need a couple of hours of quality alone time, check out a matinee showing of “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ the day of the Oscars. You won’t ever have this chance again, I’m afraid, given that there’s not a snowball’s chance in a hot tub that “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ will […]

“Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Fifty Shades of Grey,” the tedious new romantic comedy, purports to be about sex, but is instead about two hours too long. In it, a college student named Anastasia Steele falls immediately for a striking billionaire named Christian Grey, who unlike most very good looking very wealthy people, turns out to be something of a […]