Dec. 16, 2014 at 4:00pm | By Roger Moore |Permalink
Peter Jackson’s “Just Give the People What They Want,” aka The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, sends this not-really-a-trilogy off in style. That means stuffing in everything the fans want, or that Jackson thinks the fans want out of these ...
Dec. 15, 2014 at 2:11pm | By Robert Philpot |Permalink
Nearly 10 years ago, Reese Witherspoon won a Best Actress Oscar for playing June Carter Cash in Walk the Line; it was the kind of Oscar win you could predict without even seeing the movie, because the Academy loves few things more than a starlet who shows that she has...
Dec. 14, 2014 at 11:07am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Twentieth Century Fox
There are scenes in Ridley Scott’s biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings when a viewer might be forgiven for thinking God parted the waters near the Sydney Opera House, not the Red Sea. Two of the main characters, the pharoah Ramses and conniving high-ranking Eg...
Dec. 11, 2014 at 3:00pm | By Roger Moore |Permalink
With all the timely cultural commentary Chris Rock has been making about Ferguson, Staten Island, police chokeholds and the like while doing interviews ostensibly promoting his new film, its actually a relief that Top Five is pretty good. More than two decades i...
Dec. 04, 2014 at 11:30pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
There’s a good movie hidden inside Panic 5 Bravo, the directing debut from Mexican actor Kuno Becker, best known in the U.S. for roles on the TV shows Dallas and CSI: Miami. In fact, the first 20 minutes...
Dec. 04, 2014 at 11:29pm | By Kenneth Turan |Permalink
It’s an unimaginably chilling sequence of events. First, 33 bridges over the Seine were to be detonated. Followed by Notre Dame, the Louvre, L’Opera, and then, with four submarine torpedoes attached to each leg, the Eiffel Tower. Paris as we know it was to be destroyed.
Dec. 04, 2014 at 11:27pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
More moody than bloody and more unsettling than shocking, The Babadook — which has been generating loud buzz since hitting the festival circuit earlier this year — is a throwback to old-school horror filmmaking, where much of ...