The movie a thinly disguised dramatization of the American war effort in Afghanistan in the late 2000s as spearheaded by Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
The mostly nifty little Antonio Banderas chiller with a “Misery” vibe doesn’t have the good grace to exit on the right note.
RICHARD ROEPER: Flashback to the 1990s small-screen embarrassment isn’t sure whether it’s a kitschy comedy or a violent crime drama.
RICHARD ROEPER: “Dead Men Tell No Tales” is one of the better entries in the sometimes overblown and sometimes meandering Disney franchise.
The close-ups in the HBO biopic seem to dare De Niro to phone it in. He doesn’t. Not for a second.
RICHARD ROEPER: Some 41 years after John Travolta played “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble,” here comes “The Girl in the Bubble-Brained Movie.”
RICHARD ROEPER: C’est dommage to see captivating Diane Lane stuck playing a character we like less at the end of the movie than we did at the outset.