This Is 40 is a series of parts — shiny, funny, and otherwise — looking for a cohesive whole. Read story.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
As the semi-vigilante justice keeper Jack Reacher, Tom Cruise has found a character that could feasibly be a sequel-able franchise Read story.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Peter Jackson & Co. return with the first of three Hobbit films. Sadly, it doesn’t live up to its Lord of the Rings predecessors. Read story.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt star in this emotionally wrought indie film about a gay couple attempting to adopt a teen with mental illness. Read story.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Director and cowriter Sean Baker gives us a quirky little tale about one young woman and fame on the other side of the Hollywood Hills. Read story.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Gerard Butler stars as a washed up soccer star trying to get his ex-wife and his life back. Read story.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren deliver stunning performances in this highly anticipated release from S.B.’s Montecito Picture Company. Read story.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Andrew Dominik writes and directs this quality little caper film in the vein of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. Read story.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Director Joe Wright leans heavy on the language of film in this big screen adaptation of the Tolstoy classic. Read story.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
At its best, Silver Linings Playbook has moments reminiscent of Little Miss Sunshine with its odd mix of warmth and roughness. Read story.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
In its own way, Life of Pi is helping to keep mainstream cinema safe for poetic ambiguity. Read story.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Pascal Elbé and Mehdi Dehbi deliver fine, understated performances as two men, one Israeli one Palestinian, who learn they were switched at birth. Read story.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The final chapter in the Twilight franchise proves that these films have steadily eroded over the course of their five installments. Read story.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Lincoln is a powerful piece of filmmaking and a work of art that follows its own intriguing expressive lingo. Read story.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The truth of the matter is that Iron Fist is just about perfect B-movie fun Read story.