Not everyone can keep up with new releases at the movie theater. Sometimes, the flick you want to see is already out of the theater by the time you have a free weekend. Have no fear. WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley keeps a running tally. Click the links below for the full reviews, which are based on a 4-star scale.
2014 MOVIE GUIDE
“Boyhood” – Richard Linklater’s 12-year coming-of-age story is a one-of-a-kind time capsule
“Birdman” – Michael Keaton haunted by superhero past in stunning satire of Hollywood & Broadway
“Selma” – Ava DuVernay gracefully recounts Martin Luther King’s march for black voting rights
“Life Itself” – Two Thumbs Up for this powerful documentary on the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
“Whiplash” – J.K. Simmons chills as an abusive New York jazz instructor in Sundance champ