REVIEW: 'The Counselor' needs serious help

THE COUNSELOR (C-Firing up a heap of moody style in lieu of actual substance, director Ridley Scott takes us on an electrifyingly dull and grisly scattershot, dangers-of-working-with-the-drug-cartel journey that ultimately goes up in smoke. Find out why this great talent was so wasted here

ALL IS LOST (B) This one didn’t float my boat like it did for other critics. Read that review here 

Coming soon to theaters: ENDER’S GAME (11/1; Ford/Kingsley), LAST VEGAS (11/1; Douglas/Freeman/DeNiro/Kline), FREE BIRDS (11/1; animated), THOR: THE DARK WORLD (11/8; Hemsworth/Portman)

DVD/Bluray Update:
THE WAY WAY BACK (A), BEFORE MIDNIGHT (A), THE CONJURING (B+), THE INTERNSHIP (C-), PACIFIC RIM (C+), THE HEAT (B), THE HANGOVER PART III (C-), AFTER EARTH (F), STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (B-), WORLD WAR Z (B+), IRON MAN 3 (A-), THIS IS THE END (B) and THE CROOD’S (A-)

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