A delayed-secret suspense thriller of unusual stealth, "The Gift" comes from actor and screenwriter Joel Edgerton, here making his feature directorial debut. Among this summer's worthwhile movies, this one faces a particular challenge, since its marketing campaign makes it look like a slasher outing.
Forty-five features into his half-century of moviemaking, the rote obsessions distinguishing Woody Allen's furtive protagonists — luck, fate, chance, getting away with murder — have extended more and more to Allen's own approach to screenwriting.
"Ricki and the Flash" comes from director Jonathan Demme, whose good and great films include "Melvin and Howard," "Swing Shift," "Stop Making Sense," "Something Wild," "Married to the Mob" and, seven years ago, "Rachel Getting Married." (He's made a few others, of course, among them "The Silence...
For those who loved the twisty and twisted narrative of last year's "Gone Girl," "Dark Places," also from the mind of novelist Gillian Flynn, just might scratch that itch for mystery. But without David Fincher's chilly auteurist touch, "Dark Places" is just one step above a Lifetime TV movie. Not...
In "Jurassic World," a movie about undocumented workers (the dinosaurs) adjusting to life, and theme park employment, in their adopted home, Omar Sy takes a supporting role, backing up the heroics of headliner Chris Pratt. In his too-few scenes Sy gives a serviceable, mechanical blockbuster a rooting...
A Pennsylvania couple is looking for someone new to live in a home movie fans associate with grisly death.
Actor Emile Hirsch began serving 15 days in a Utah jail after pleading guilty to misdemeanor assault for putting a female studio executive in a chokehold and body-slamming her at a nightclub during the Sundance Film Festival.
Actor Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his granddaughter. She was found stabbed to death Sunday on a Manhattan street.
Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who became a canine star for his scene-stealing role in the Oscar-winning movie "The Artist," has died.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice. Or more specifically, Lydia, Lydia, Lydia.