Chris Klimek

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  • To paraphrase F. Scott Fitzgerald, the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to ogle Idris Elba when he takes his shirt off but also to cheer when a stay-at-home mom brains him with a fire extinguisher and stabs him with her keys. That...

  • 8 months ago | Film and TV

    Married women over thirty, here’s a pitch for a movie: My Dinner With Idris. You never thought it would happen to you, but one rainy night when your handsome and successful but distracted husband who doesn’t appreciate you is out of to...

  • Sex Tape might be the funniest movie about sex under the corrupting influence of marriage since Eyes Wide Shut. It's warmer and more amusing than its ads would lead one to believe. In fact, it's almost good enough, leaning a little...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    A defiantly R-rated farce seemingly commissioned to plug the We’re the Millers-shaped hole in the summer lineup, Sex Tape is warmer and more amusing than its ads would lead one to believe. In fact, it’s almost good enough, leaning a li...

  • Honorable in intent but risible in execution, Burning Blue is a melodrama about a fighter jet crash investigation that becomes a witch-hunt for gay naval aviators. Its inspiration was not Top Gun's oft-remarked homoeroticism, but...

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    Harrison Ford has been a good soldier in the Star Wars. He did whatever was asked of him by his commanding officer, George Lucas, even when his commanding officer was wrong. Now that Ford is back in Star Wars, and J.J. Abrams is running the show, ...