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Pierce Brosnan and Owen Wilson in 'No Escape' (photo - The Weinstein Company)

Movie reviews: ‘No Escape,’ ‘We Are Your Friends’

By Tim Lammers "No Escape" (R) 3 1/2 stars (out of four) There's no escaping the intensity of "No Escape," a taut action ...

John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle on the set of 'No Escape' (photo: The Weinstein Co.)

Interview: Dowdle brothers find ‘No Escape’ from Coen comparisons, but don’t mind

By Tim Lammers Considering they all hail from Minnesota, there's no escaping the comparisons of filmmaking brothers John Erick ...

American Ultra (photo: Lionsgate)

Movie review: ‘American Ultra’

By Tim Lammers "American Ultra" (R) 2 1/2 stars (out of four) "American Ultra" lives up to its billing, at least in name: An ...

'The Man From UNCLE' (photo -- Warner Bros)

Movie reviews: ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton’

By Tim Lammers "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." (PG-13) 2 1/2 stars (out of four) Another 1960s TV spy series gets the big screen treatment following "Mission: Impossible" with "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," a Guy Ritchie film that oddly enough, doesn't feel much like a Guy Ritchie film. Far less ...

Fantastic Four (photo -- 20th Century Fox)

Movie reviews: ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Ricki and the Flash,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep’

By Tim Lammers "Fantastic Four" (PG-13) 1 1/2 stars (out of four) An origins story tailored to attract the teen demographic, the Fox-produced Marvel superhero reboot of "Fantastic Four," unlike the Disney-owned Marvel properties "The Avengers" and most recently, "Ant-Man," takes itself way too ...

'Shaun the Sheep' (photo - Lionsgate)

Interview: ‘Shaun the Sheep’ filmmakers talk character’s movie debut

By Tim Lammers Thanks to the likes of the clay-animated "Wallace and Gromit" short films, the hit feature "Chicken Run" and the feature-length Oscar winner "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," London-based  Aardman Animations has no doubt molded a stellar reputation over the years ...

Tom Cruise in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' (photo - Paramount Pictures)

Movie reviews: ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,’ ‘Vacation’

 By Tim Lammers "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation" (PG-13) 3 1/2 stars (out of four) Tom Cruise truly makes the impossible possible with "Rogue Nation," a serious contender for the best installment in the five film "Mission: Impossible" series. Expertly directed and co-written by ...