| May 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Michael Haneke's "Amour" is one of the films that emerged from the Cannes Film Festival with Oscar heat. Which others can try to replicate the feat of 2011's "The Artist"?...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, saw bold movies like Holy Motors and Cosmpolis take center stage; they channeled the spirit of The Artist...
| Mar 15, 2012
** (out of four)
Will Ferrell’s absurd delivery constitutes much of what makes him hilarious. So the actor speaking Spanish, no matter how enthusiastic his declaration of “Quiero la muchacha!,” risks minimizing the laughs that the big...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:24 PM
I never thought a Will Ferrell comedy would get this weird.
But I like weird, so when "Casa de mi Padre" goes all in and becomes a low budget mind*$*#, I found myself smiling. A lot.
But there will be SO many people who don't, and that's fine, too....
| Nov 1, 2012
*** (out of four)
When engaged couple Alex (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Nica (Hani Furstenberg) backpack in the Georgian mountains with nothing but each other and their guide Dato (Bidzina Gujabidze), what could possibly happen?
A) If Bernal’s work in...
| May 3, 2012
½* (out of four)
“Roses are red, violets are blue. I’ve got ass cancer, now you know too.”
After lying for a while and claiming to have mono, New Orleans advertising exec Marley (Kate Hudson) presents a homemade card with the above...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Kate Hudson deploys her typically spirited and luminous image as long as she can in this romantic drama, since her character eventually gets the news that she's terminally ill.
In the tradition of such tales as "Dark Victory," her doctor (Gael Garcia...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:29 AM
CANNES, France — Here’s why the world’s greatest film festival, the one on the Cote d’Azur, means something, and to some filmmakers means everything — even if a lot of the surrounding movies are lame.
The other evening at...
| Nov 1, 2012
In "The Loneliest Planet," the faces and bodies of the adventurous couple at the center of the film's journey do most of the talking, and pretty eloquently I might add. So driven is filmmaker Julia Loktev to immerse us in the couple's existential...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -NBC's Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, better known as 'Ron Swanon,' is spearheading a campaign to save water.
The "Grow One, Save a Million" campaign is asking men across the country to stop shaving until June 5, 2012. The...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:34 PM
One film is about a woman who is so desperate to get cosmetic dental surgery that she sues her supermarket employer because she is paid partly in vouchers she can only redeem at her job. Another is about a young Mexican American woman who must find a...