The most acrobatic battle of "300: Rise of an Empire" is its struggle to fit its aggressively unremarkable predecessor.
Once caught between his childhood friends and the Israeli secret police, he finds there are walls everywhere, and some just can’t be conquered.
A game cast—Will Smith as Lucifer!—still can’t thaw this overwrought romance movie.
"Fargo" is the Coen brothers' most enduring movie, and this year's "Inside Llweyn Davis" might be their most personal. But their 1998 romp "The Big Lebowski" is probably the most fun.