Jul. 15, 2014 at 2:00pm | By Roger Moore |Permalink
We only hear his voice, running underneath mugshot photos and the occasional bit of silent black-and-white surveillance footage. Convicted crime boss and murderer Whitey Bulger comes off as articulate and calm, with that polished voice having a “Who, me?” quality of martyred incredu...
Jul. 10, 2014 at 4:00pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
The original “Planet of the Apes” franchise was evolution in reverse. The kickoff film with Charlton Heston was smart, cool, just a bit campy, and sported that shock ending that — spoiler alert — showed that just because man had less hair than his simian overlords didn...
Jul. 08, 2014 at 1:47pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Welcome to Sweden, the low-key, charming and subtly hilarious 10-episode sitcom executive produced by Amy Poehler, lives up to its title in more ways than one. Based on the real-life adventures of Poehler’s brother, Greg, who moved to Sweden to be with his girl...
Jul. 03, 2014 at 4:00pm | By Walter Addiego |Permalink
When Roger Ebert died last August of complications from cancer, two directors he had long championed paid their respects. Martin Scorsese said that Ebert’s passing was “an incalculable loss for movie culture and for film criticism.” And Werner Herzog repeated his earlier esti...