The characters in Cameron Crowe’s latest film are sketchy at best, and the dialogue that comes out of their mouths never rings true
With Cooper in the lead, the play takes on new meaning, teaching us what it’s like to be a movie star in ways E! and...
“Female U.S. soldier bonds with Guantanamo Bay detainee” works as a pitch, but it’s never successfully fleshed out as a story
This haunting Sundance hit is worth seeing before someone spoils its surprises
For those who love Nicholas Sparks, "Safe Haven" offers less of the same
Maggie Smith stars in "Quartet," Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut, set in an old folks home for retired musicians
Pete Wells' scathing review receives backlash from a number of notable tweets and publications.
Keira Knightly delivers impressively in director Joe Wright's version of "Anna Karenina"
Guy Fieri's Time Square restaurant is given a devasting smack down
Drama about a world without energy premieres tonight to big expectations
Charlie Sheen's stress levels are just fine, thanks to ambition-free FX sitcom
Alain Resnais' ‘You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet‘ offers the notion that film and theater are one and the same
Guy Pearce powers “Lockout,” a prison-hostage thriller directed by Luc Besson. Setting it in space doesn’t make the plot feel any less familiar
- By Alonso Duralde on March 29, 2012 @ 9:07 am
Sure, “Wrath of the Titans” may improve on the awful converted-3D original — but it’s far less compelling than almost anything you can pop into...
Review: The two web services are taking on traditional television, but HBO and Showtime have little to fear in “Battleground” and “Lilyhammer”
Book review: The famous critic expertly recounts his boyhood, marriage and illness, but his memoir shines when it sticks to film-going
Jodie Foster is the weakest link in the director’s adaptation of the Tony-winning play, opening the New York Film Festival
Cruel knockoff of “American Idol” looks for drama in contestants’ financial straits
The “House” actor is hardly a Dr. John or Irma Thomas, as a jazzy-blues singer — but bringing them on for prominent guest spots ups...
You don’t need a Ph.D in history to see the obvious parallels between the story that Sayles is telling in “Amigo” and more recent American...
- By Alonso Duralde on August 11, 2011 @ 10:03 am
Review: The film reminds us that, News Corp. product-pushing aside, the hit show’s up-with-the-underdog message resonates with its fan base
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That must have been the mantra when making this near identical twin to the original 2009 blockbuster comedy
Will the comedy remake about a supposedly lovable, perpetually soused millionaire make the rat’s-nest-coiffed Brit comic an even bigger star? Not bloody likely
The former “Friends” star understands acting and actors and knows how to get the most from them. What he doesn’t seem to understand is filmmaking
The homage-filled horror movie about a demon radial is not just an intellectually-compelling comedy, but a purely visual narrative that careens through genre-movie conventions
Main characters aren’t like batteries or light bulbs that you can swap out