Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:00am | By Kenneth Turan |Permalink
It’s a commonplace to hear people say movies changed their life, but with Owen Suskind that statement is meaningful in an unexpectedly profound way. His remarkable story is so unusual you would dismiss it out of hand if it were fiction, but the documentary Life, Anima...
Jul. 14, 2016 at 4:52pm | By Lynn Elber |Permalink
LOS ANGELES —
Power-and-blood fantasy saga Game of Thrones ruled the Emmy Award nominations Thursday with a leading 23 bids, including best drama, while a real-life epic of murder and celebrity, The People v. O.J. Simpson, was close behind with 22 nods.
Jul. 14, 2016 at 1:09pm | By Kenneth Turan |Permalink
Music Box Fims
A gripping psychological drama based on events more than half a century old, The Innocents has inescapable contemporary echoes. Laced with intensely emotional situations, it refuses to force the issue by pushing too hard. And it proves, yet again, that though moral an...
Jul. 13, 2016 at 1:14pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
The Ghostbusters franchise, from the 1984 original to this weeks much-ballyhooed reboot, has so many Saturday Night Live connections perhaps its best to put any discussion of it in terms an SNL fan ...
Jul. 13, 2016 at 12:33pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Director/writer JT Mollner must have watched a lot of Sam Peckinpah and Quentin Tarantino over the years, judging from his feature-film debut, the western Outlaws and Angels. He shows off a more than passing knowledge of their love of violence and viscera — and...