| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:06 PM
It should be incredibly dull, just a man in his car on the phone. Yet the new British film "Locke" is gripping in its simplicity, wringing deep, suspenseful drama from a man making difficult decisions from which there will be no turning back. As he drives...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Only God Forgives
Available on VOD beginning July 19
With all the talk about Nicolas Winding Refn possibly directing a James Bond movie, or a Wonder Woman film, or a "Logan's Run" remake, fans of the Danish filmmaker might have begun to worry that...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you can't understand half of what the characters say in "Starred Up," not to worry. It's an artistic choice on the part of director David Mackenzie ("Young Adam"), who clearly sees language as secondary in this brutal full-body immersion into the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
If the point of prison is to reform, then the experience hasn't done Dom Hemingway much good. Judging by Jude Law's opening monologue -- a long, colorful ode to his macho character's manhood, delivered under highly ironic circumstances -- the hot-headed...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:21 PM
After playing beefy tough guys in films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Bronson," while also trying his hand at a romantic leading man role in "This Means War," Tom Hardy will soon take on a very different role: that of Elton John in the biopic...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Potent, persuasive and hypnotic, "The Dark Knight Rises"has us at its mercy. A disturbing experience we live through as much as a film we watch, this dazzling conclusion to director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is more than an exceptional...
| Sep 9, 2011
"Warrior" is too much of a good thing. A family drama set in the ultraviolent world of mixed martial arts, it shows promise but finally hits things so hard, both literally and metaphorically, that it's hard not to feel pummeled yourself by the time it's...
| Oct 16, 2011
The cristal baschet is one of the most beautiful musical instruments you will ever see, made of vibrating, tuned steel, fiberglass amplification cones and wire "whiskers" that shimmy when fingers rub the glass-rod keyboard. Film composer Cliff Martinez'...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 12:46 PM
Since its founding in 1992, the 100-strong collective that is New York's LAByrinth Theater Company has fully produced more than 100 new American plays and, at its famous summer retreats, read and workshopped several thousand scripts. Many of these works.....