Jul. 07, 2016 at 12:00am | G. Allen Johnson |Permalink
Life in remote parts of New Zealand must forge hardy souls, judging from the characters in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, the gifted director Taika Waititi’s last film before heading off to Hollywood.
Jun. 30, 2016 at 12:00am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Our Kind of Traitor has all the earmarks of an enjoyable, if disposable, contemporary thriller: intrigue, exotic locales, evil Russians, Moneypenny from the James Bond movie Spectre, a John le Carré pedigree, and Ewan McGregor looking...
Jun. 30, 2016 at 6:52am | By Michael Phillips |Permalink
The weirdly touching documentary De Palma is catnip for cinephiles, at least those who haven’t written off its subject, filmmaker and eternal provocateur Brian De Palma, decades ago as a hopeless, unrepentant, voyeuristic, Hitchcock-addicted perv.
Jun. 29, 2016 at 3:46pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Writer/director James DeMonaco stumbled into a box-office goldmine with his 2013 film The Purge. The $3 million horror film, set in an America where there’s an annual 12-hour period when all crimes — including murder — are legal, raked in more tha...
Jun. 24, 2016 at 12:00am | By David Lewis |Permalink
Broad Green Pictures
The Neon Demon, the latest mind-bender from out-there director Nicolas Winding Refn, is a two-hour fever dream about back-stabbing models with paper-thin bodies — and personalities. Sometimes it’s bizarre in a good, David Lynch kind of way; other times, ...
Jun. 23, 2016 at 9:00am | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
Every summer needs a movie thats as sun-drenched and easy-breezy as The Shallows, the Blake Lively vehicle that pits surfer vs. shark. On a triple digit day, you wont be sorry to duck into this quick 87-minute caper of bikini-clad aquatic peril thats...