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Adam Markovitz, Entertainment Weekly

  1. Devil's Knot 2014 The movie doesn't grab you emotionally, but director Atom Egoyan (Exotica) teases apart the case's details with grim fascination. full review
  2. Haute Cuisine 2013 A pleasant dramedy inspired by a true story. full review
  3. Let The Fire Burn 2013 [A] lean and deeply unsettling archival-footage documentary. full review
  4. Jig 2011 Uncovers the sweat and toil behind all the sparkly outfits and clickety-clack footwork. full review
  5. Legendary 2010 A well-meaning dud that'll put you out faster than a sleeper hold. full review
  6. Standing Ovation 2010 For us grinchy adults out there without children to sedate, the whole thing feels slightly less like a movie than like the filmed record of a mutiny at a juvie talent agency. full review
  7. Today's Special 2010 The cooking scenes are fun, but Samir's reawakening and romance with a co-worker hold about as many surprises as a prix fixe meal. full review
  8. Waiting for Forever 2010 An indistinct romantic-dramedy-ish something or other. full review
  9. Forever Strong 2008 Shares the secret sin of many a pigskin pic: Despite all the macho posturing, the corny story is just as sappy as anything on Lifetime. full review
  10. /titles/197743 Director Richard Ayoade gets a huge impact from minimal expressionist sets. full review
  11. /titles/197286 When the movie occasionally does confront its hero's foibles, its answers are disappointingly pat. full review
  12. /titles/199714 The bricks are still yellow, but the road doesn't lead anywhere special. full review