Alan Scherstuhl

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  • 1 day ago | Film Reviews

    This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, tend to be the best things in movies you otherwise regret seeing. The trailers, teasing the s...

  • This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, tend to be the best things in movies you otherwise regret seeing. The trailers, teasing the...

  • 10 days ago | Film Reviews

    Promising and disappointing all at once, Jon Watts' back-roads thriller Cop Car heralds the arrival of a significant director, one adept not just at the usual action and suspense but also at the fleet, affecting depiction of lives as they're actua...

  • Claustrophobic S-F grind Air might well allure Walking Dead fans, as that show's creator, Robert Kirkman, is a producer, and its Norman Reedus is one of the two leads, playing another troubled dude -- an engineer, this time --...

  • Promising and disappointing all at once, Jon Watts's backroads thriller Cop Car heralds the arrival of a significant director, one adept not just at the usual action and suspense but also at the fleet, affecting depiction of lives as...

  • 17 days ago | Film Reviews

    "This conversation is the best one I ever had," David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) tells us as The End of the Tour wraps up, and the movie, a pleasantly talky chamber piece, gives us welcome bursts of it. That long chat, with a David Foster Wallace (S...

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