Aug 22, 2014 — If I Stay is based on the best-selling novel by Gayle Forman. ChloŽ Grace Moretz plays a 17-year-old girl, in a coma after a car wreck, who has to choose between life or death.
Aug 21, 2014 — The One I Love begins as an affecting story about marriage, but as it bogs down in too much explanation of its fantasy elements, it squanders good performances from Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass.
Aug 21, 2014 — The romantic drama Love Is Strange finds John Lithgow and Alfred Molina playing newly married men whose lives are upended and whose spaces are disrupted.
Aug 18, 2014 — The new movie The Giver stars Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. It's an adaptation of the young adult novel by Lois Lowry about a world where emotion and feeling have been done away with.
Aug 16, 2014 — Lowry's father didn't have Alzheimer's but as he began to forget his past, the author says, she began to imagine a book about eliminating painful memories. The Giver has just been adapted into a film.
Aug 15, 2014 — Critic Bob Mondello says The Trip To Italy will make you hungry for all the delicious Italian food its stars ignore in this celebrity-impression-stuffed romp along the gorgeous Amalfi coast.
Aug 15, 2014 — The Expendables franchise, a series of movies built entirely around the aged nature of its stars, returns with its best entry yet — not that this means it's any good.
Aug 14, 2014 — The film adaptation of Lois Lowry's 1993 novel clearly owes a debt to many other stories for teens and adults, and it struggles to find anything new to say.
Aug 14, 2014 — The offbeat film Frank, from director Lenny Abrahamson, shows compassion for its characters unevenly, but represents an interesting attempt to balance surreal comedy and serious matters of the mind.
Aug 14, 2014 — In the sequel to The Trip, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon drive around Italy, instead of England, and engage in lively banter. The film isn't freighted with ambition, but it's extremely enjoyable.