It’s a testament to the evenhandedness of The Queen of Versailles that you don’t end up hating its money-centric subjects. But it does raise a troubling question: Does having too much money make you dumb?
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is as comfortable as an old pair of shoes and about as surprising. An adaptation of Deborah Moggach’s novel, it's been carefully calculated to please the over-50 demographic.
It seems a strange thing to say about one of the most depressing films ever offered, but The Road is beautiful in its depiction of parent/child love that transcends the worst the world can throw at us.
There are a few moments in the computer-animated A Christmas Carol when it seems bent on re-imagining the yarn as a theme park thrill ride. But despite these lapses, it delivers. And Jim Carrey gets most of the credit.