Nov. 10, 2016 at 12:00am | By Walter Addiego |Permalink
Despite some recognizable names in the credits, King Cobra, based on a real-life murder case in the underworld of gay porn, has very little to distinguish it from low-level, softcore efforts usually cranked out with casts of unknowns.
Nov. 04, 2016 at 6:50am | By Rick Bentley |Permalink
The makers of the latest comic book-inspired feature film Doctor Strange faced the same hurdle as those who put together Guardians of the Galaxy. Both come from the lesser known quadrant of the Marvel Comics galaxy.
Nov. 02, 2016 at 1:37pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Cross Creek Pictures
It may seem like one of life’s strange jokes that a biopic about Desmond Doss — the heroic WWII conscientious objector who refused to touch a gun but saved dozens of lives as a medic — is the most violent film aimed at a mainstream audience this year. But that tension between...
Nov. 02, 2016 at 11:43am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Lone Star Film Festival
Not sure what to see at this years Lone Star Film Festival? If you want a roster of star-studded hits, its not really the place. But if you want to discover a few smart, well-crafted indies and documentaries, youre in for a treat.
Oct. 27, 2016 at 1:23pm | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
Imagine a less spry and agile Indiana Jones and you have Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), a Harvard professor of religious iconography and symbology (not a real academic discipline). He has riddled his way from the page to the screen in the wildly popular The Da Vinci C...
Oct. 27, 2016 at 12:00am | By Mick LaSalle |Permalink
There’s something to be said for using cinema to present life as it’s actually lived. To eschew cheap dramatics, to avoid cliche and formula, to stay true to some inner sense of what is authentic and real — these are practices and aspirations to be praised.