Feb. 06, 2014 at 3:00pm | By Betsy Sharkey |Permalink
There is a naturalistic charm to the truth-telling going on in Gloria, Chilean director Sebastian Lelios near-perfect film about the very imperfect world of a divorced woman of a certain age.
Mar. 06, 2014 at 7:56am | By Robert Philpot |Permalink
Indiana Jones got his start in the unlikeliest of places — on a beach in Hawaii, where George Lucas and Steven Spielberg were making a sand castle. That’s when the Hollywood heavyweights first mused about the fedora-wearing, bullwhip-wielding movie hero.
Mar. 06, 2014 at 3:00pm | By Ann Hornaday |Permalink
Visitors, the transfixing new movie from filmmaker Godfrey Reggio, opens with an utterly astonishing image, one so powerful that it feels uncharitable to reveal what it is. The rest of the movie continues apace, with 73 more shots — a handful in the feature-fil...
Mar. 06, 2014 at 3:00pm | By Jake Coyle |Permalink
For a documentary subject as forceful as Elaine Stritch, filmmakers may need to turn to nature — a typhoon might do it — to find anything approximate. Even the camera must warily keep its distance in Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me. She warns its operator when ...
Mar. 06, 2014 at 3:00pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Director/writer David Grovic’s low-rent noir thriller The Bag Man is blessed with a good cast led by John Cusack, Robert De Niro, and Crispin Glover and they deliver solid performances. But that’s the best that can be said about a movie that prizes styli...
Mar. 04, 2014 at 5:11pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Nicolas Cage’s return to serious acting, a documentary about a gay rodeo, an action thriller with Chinese star Andy Lau, a drama starring Aaron Paul, and a 30th anniversary screening of Wim Wenders’ Paris, Texas, are among the 10 films announced for this...