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GLOBAL ROAD ENTERTAINMENT | The performances of Matthew McConaughey, left, and Anne Hathaway, right, are decidedly the best part of "Serenity."

McConaughey and Hathaway Outshine Otherwise Disappointing ‘Serenity’

★★☆☆☆ Despite solid performances from Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, “Serenity” fails to meet its audience’s high expectations of a film with such big-name talent. “Serenity” offers its viewers implausible plot development, unnatural storyline twists and an easily predictable ending that creates an unsatisfying experience. Known as a director and[Read More…]

by January 28, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
STX Entertainment

‘Second Act’ Surprises and Touches Audiences

★★★★☆ Helmed by the incredible Jennifer Lopez, “Second Act” charms audiences with an inviting plot perfect for this holiday season. Director Peter Segal returns with the new comedy about Lopez’s Maya, a big-box store worker in New York who manages to reinvent her life and get hired by one of[Read More…]

by January 16, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Will McGarry

‘Chef Flynn’ Authentically Depicts the Surprising Success of Prodigy Star

★★★☆☆ Director Cameron Yates’ new documentary “Chef Flynn,” released Nov. 9, tells the story of the prodigy chef Flynn McGarry. Despite a somewhat disappointing ending, “Chef Flynn” captivates its viewers with its authentic depiction of Flynn’s gripping road to success and the endless support that he receives from his mother,[Read More…]

Blumhouse Productions

Devoid of Ingenuity, ‘Halloween’ Disappoints

★★☆☆☆ Following a rewarding career as a producer and director for “Joe” and “Prince Avalanche,” David Gordon Green returns to Hollywood with “Halloween,” the latest in the “Halloween” movie series that kicked off in 1978, depicting the murder spree of a serial killer on Halloween night. The latest installment deals[Read More…]

by October 22, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide
Amazon Studios

Depiction of Addiction in ‘Beautiful Boy’ Haunts Viewers

Despite an occasional lack of coherent explanations regarding the characters’ relationships, “Beautiful Boy,” released Oct. 12, captivates viewers with its score, cinematography and unflinching account of drug addiction. Following up on his successful career as a Belgian director and screenwriter, Felix Van Groeningen makes his debut in the English-speaking film[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide

Elegant Decor, Unsatisfying Meals at the Tavern

★★★☆☆ 3139 M Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20007 Located near the bustling intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, America Eats Tavern is an acceptable restaurant to experience American seafood, barbecue and salads with a variety of beverages and desserts. The restaurant’s owner, José Andrés, is an internationally renowned chef[Read More…]


Movie Review: “Pan”

★★☆☆☆ On its surface, the movie “Pan” may simply seem like another remake of J.M. Barrie’s story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. However, instead of the pixie dust and ticking crocodile mythos that most are familiar with, “Pan” gives a twist to the story by portraying[Read More…]