A cold, unimaginative sequel, "Star Trek: Into Darkness" leaves you wanting more - and not in a good way. By Sean Collins-Smith.
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As far as comic book films go, you'd be hard pressed to find one better than Joss Whedon's "The Avengers", the culmination of years' worth of planning by Marvel Studios. By Sean Collins-Smith.
As far as raunchy R-rated comedies go, you could do a lot worse than Jake Kasdan’s Bad Teacher, a film which uses its cast to great effect yet succumbs to a sadly predictable ending. By Sean Collins-Smith.
If you can get past the cardboard characters, the awful new actress and the boring first 90 minutes, there's a halfway decent action flick here. It just takes forever to get there. By Sean Collins-Smith.
You wouldn't know it by the look and feel of "Cars 2", but this loud mishmash of mishandled material is a Pixar Production. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Mutants globetrot from country to country in the newest X-Men film, but the only thing saving "First Class" from crashing and burning are the performances by Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy. By Sean Collins-Smith
"Kung Fu Panda 2" is a darker, more mature adventure than the first, but its knack for silliness remains thankfully in tact. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis reprise their roles in "The Hangover: Part II", which itself reprises basically every single thing that happened in part one. Which, in the end, might not be so bad. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Smart, fast and just a bit too short, HBO's "Too Big to Fail" is a terrifying and provocative look at just how close the U.S. - and the World - came to total economic meltdown. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Captan Jack Sparrow returns to search for the fountain of youth, an interesting prospect that is soon marred by mermaids, stale action and downright boredom. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Though not perfect, "Winter in Wartime" contains enough originality to put a partially unique perspective on World War Two. By Sean Collins-Smith.
"Bridesmaids" isn't just funny, it's a glaring example of what might become of comedy if more women are given creative control over the entire filmic process. By Sean Collins-Smith.