Aug. 27, 2015 at 9:34am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
As big an impact as EDM has had on music in the last decade, the surrounding culture has barely made a ripple in the world of film. Much of what’s out there consists of comparatively little-seen documentaries like last year’s Under the Electric Sky.
Aug. 27, 2015 at 12:00am | By Rebecca Keegan |Permalink
There’s a funny, cringey scene in Mistress America, the brainy new comedy from director Noah Baumbach and his co-writer, Greta Gerwig, in which an old acquaintance accosts Brooke, Gerwig’s daffy, optimistic character, in a bar and calls her out for being...
Aug. 26, 2015 at 8:17am | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
The Weinstein Co.
If what you’re seeking in the doldrums of August is stomach-churning, eye-watering suspense, No Escape delivers just that — but falls short with a tone-deaf story and extremely xenophobic worldview.
Aug. 26, 2015 at 12:00am | By David Wiegand |Permalink
National Geographic’s Explorer series, which has racked up nearly 60 Emmys over its 25-year run, returns after a five-year hiatus Sunday with a documentary strong enough to stand up against the best PBS Masterpiece Mystery show, and...
Aug. 21, 2015 at 12:00am | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
Horror sequel Sinister 2 is a very strange movie. Of course, it’s a horror film, so strange, ghostly, and sinister events are expected. Yet this is a horror film that doesn’t quite know what it is.
Aug. 20, 2015 at 12:00am | By Sandie Angulo Chen |Permalink
Strictly speaking, The Prophet isn’t a sacred text. But Kahlil Gibran’s 1923 collection of 26 prose poems is widely considered one of the most influential works of the 20th century, inspiring everything from song lyrics, speeches and plays to, now, an an...
Aug. 20, 2015 at 12:00am | By Stephanie Merry |Permalink
The Solution Entertainment Group
Set in 1980s New York, Ten Thousand Saints takes a wistful look at the era before yuppies took over the place and cleaned everything up. The Lower East Side comes across as lovably dangerous. Though police may be beating back rioters in Tompkins Square Park, in this f...
Aug. 20, 2015 at 12:00am | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
Twentieth Century Fox
If you see one movie about governmentally modified assassins this weekend, don’t make it Hitman: Agent 47. American Ultra is the far superior take on the unknowing super-spy, because it takes itself far less seriously and can actual...