Latest from Kristen Page-Kirby

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ — a feature-length ad for Warner Bros. — rises just above mediocrity

LeBron James stars in a familiar-looking sequel to the 1996 film, which has developed a cult following.
  • Jul 14, 2021

‘Onward’ may not be top-shelf Pixar, but this funny tale of teenage elves will do

Tom Holland and Chris Pratt play brothers who set off on a magical quest.
  • Mar 4, 2020

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ is sweet, funny and smart. Wait, what?

Jim Carrey, operating at maximum strength as the villainous Dr. Robotnik, is fun to watch.
  • Feb 13, 2020

In ‘Dolittle,’ Robert Downey Jr. talks to animals. But the less said about this movie the better.

The hybrid of live action and talking CGI critters is unspeakably bad.
  • Jan 15, 2020

Neither hot nor cool, ‘Frozen II’ serves up lukewarm leftovers from the 2013 hit

Disney’s so-so sequel should have been sent to the enchanted kingdom of Straight-to-Video.
  • Nov 20, 2019

Vroom, vroom. ‘Ford v Ferrari’ gets your motor running.

With Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the true story of Ford’s bid to outrace Ferrari is a thrilling ride.
  • Nov 15, 2019

‘Abominable’ is adorable. The story may be standard, but the film is a visual delight.

A Shanghai teen helps a lost yeti find his way back home in DreamWorks’s new animation.
  • Sep 26, 2019

The planet’s best Pokémon players will face off at the 2019 World Championships in D.C.

Though there is competition, this weekend’s event at the Washington Convention Center is really a celebration of all things Pokémon.
  • Aug 15, 2019

There’s no treasure to be found in the boring ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’

This live-action version of Nickelodeon’s animated TV series is all over the map.
  • Aug 9, 2019

‘Shaft’ is a fine, fun and funny film. It’s also aware of the weight of its history.

Samuel L. Jackson stars as an old-school police detective in this intergenerational comedy.
  • Jun 12, 2019