“Million Dollar Arm” might better have been titled “Jerry Maguire Goes to India.”
Matt Wolf’s new documentary “Teenage” gives audiences a glimpse of youth culture during the first half of the 20th century.
Jason Bateman is a total jerk to kids. That’s essentially the premise of the new dark comedy “Bad Words,” about a 40-year-old man looking to exact revenge on the world, or someone, by infiltrating a child’s spelling bee contest.
Liam Neeson has become the crown prince of over-the-top, B-movie action stardom with his new film, “Non-Stop,” a generic thriller set in an all-too-common background of suspense—the airplane.
A witty, side-splittingly hysterical movie with dialogue so sharp and funny that it rivals many current comedies—and it’s about Legos? Oh yes, it sure is. “The Lego Movie” is the most unexpected movie of the year. You certainly don’t have to be a young child or a lover of colorful bricks to appreciate it.
If you’re into suspending all belief in reality and watching escapist, romantic fantasy love stories like “The Notebook” or “Titanic,” director Jason Reitman’s newest film “Labor Day” will be right up your alley.
You’ve probably heard the hype about director Martin Scorsese’s latest film, “The Wolf of Wall Street”—the f-word is dropped an unprecedented 506 times in the…
“Free Birds,” the new 3-D animated Thanksgiving comedy, isn’t the worst way to spend an hour and a half of your life. But it’s far from the best.
It’s that time of year again. Movie studios, big and small, hoping to score Oscar recognition from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Oscar-buzz alone generally propels movie ticket sales.
This year remember the name “Dallas Buyers Club.”
It has all the markings of an Academy Award winner. The movie is a brilliant telling..
By Gina Scialabba:
I’ve always loved foreign films. There’s rarely a movie with subtitles I don’t enjoy.
Hong Kong cinema is no exception. Unfortunately, the string of Hong Kong tours de force may have just run out.