If we were going to be curmudgeonly about it — and “St. Vincent” is, after all, a movie about a curmudgeon — we’d focus on the one major flaw in the film, and not on its pleasures.
The Mexican holiday that honors the dead is the backdrop for the new animated film “The Book of Life.”
Just put Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in a room together and you'll have a movie, a truism that “The Judge” does its damnedest to disprove.
This slight romantic comedy needs not to just recreate rom-com conventions but also to find clever spins on them. Alas, it rarely does.