“A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints”

A film adaptation of Dito Montiel’s memoir of the same name, “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” is a compelling, thoughtful movie based on Montiel’s childhood growing up in 1980s Queens.

“National Security” no buddy pic threat

If you want to get philosophical about “National Security,” you could ask yourself this: Would you be able to forgive and perhaps even befriend the man who wrongly accused you of a crime that got you sent to prison? No? How about if that man was Martin Lawrence? ‘Cause that’s what this action-comedy buddy pic is asking of the viewer.