Nov. 22, 2016 at 12:00am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
It takes either moxie or madness to make a WWII-era romantic thriller partially set in Casablanca because of the obvious parallels to, well, Casablanca. With the handsome and elegant Allied, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as spies...
Nov. 24, 2016 at 12:00am | By Lindsey Bahr |Permalink
It’s hard to overstate the magnificence of Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By the Sea. His third feature following You Can Count on Me and Margaret is one that swells with the spectrum of human emot...
Nov. 22, 2016 at 12:00am | By Colin Covert |Permalink
In calling Bad Santa 2 the feel-bad movie of the season, let me be clear: I don’t mean that it revives the rude-and-crude fun of the original hit, which turned the traditional Christmas film on its head.
Nov. 17, 2016 at 5:22pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
If you’re itching to see something closer to the 4K/3D/120 frames-per-second version of Ang Lee’s film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, opening Friday in North Texas, you don’t have to fly to either Los Angeles or New York after all.
Nov. 17, 2016 at 5:05pm | By Michael O’Sullivan |Permalink
Art can make us squirm. That’s the theme of Nocturnal Animals, a theme telegraphed with almost sadistic clarity as we watch, under the opening credits, a series of obese naked women shimmying in slow motion, their folds of voluminous flesh wielded like weapons.
Nov. 17, 2016 at 5:06pm | By Mick LaSalle |Permalink
Anyone looking casually at the advertisements and coming attractions for The Edge of Seventeen might easily come away expecting something typical — a standard entry in the coming-of-age comedy genre.