Movie Reviews

Onward

NEW YORK—Though it reaches a heartwarming conclusion, the trajectory of the animated adventure “Onward” (Disney) is not all upward. Instead, the film is loaded down with an overly detailed mythos, values focused primarily on self-empowerment […]

Movie Reviews

I Still Believe

NEW YORK—In keeping with the song and book from which it takes its title, nondenominational affirmations of faith permeate the fact-based romantic drama “I Still Believe” (Lionsgate), making the film congenial fare for Christians of […]

Movie Reviews

Emma

NEW YORK—”Emma” (Focus) is a delightful screen version of Jane Austen’s classic novel, lovely to look at and abounding in gentle humor. Only the momentary introduction of a bit of visual earthiness, presumably meant to […]