| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Eight years after the camp frippery of “Batman & Robin” (1997), in which Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze and Uma Thurman’s Poison Ivy played dress-up while George Clooney let his nipply bat-suit do most of the acting, director...
| Jul 18, 2012
*** (out of four)
Find a cannon, buy a doughnut and shoot the thing into the sky. (Watch out/you're welcome, birds.) That flying piece of pastry won't climb anywhere near as high as expectations for"The Dark Knight Rises,"whose review embargo lifted days...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Innocent is such a strong word....
The people of Gotham City have had a pretty rough time lately.
In BATMAN BEGINS, their water supply was vaporized, then saturated with a weaponized hallucinogen. The lower class residents of an area called "The...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Usually bands have problems when it comes to the third albums. They have enough material from years of playing the small dingy clubs, and that fills up those first two CDs. On the third disc, they’re in the studio trying to write new material and it...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Editor's note: In light of last week's shootings at a cinema in Aurora, Colo., Reel Critics contributor Susanne Perez asked that this special column be published with her thoughts as a moviegoer.
For many, July 20 became a memorable day for movies for...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment.
What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:39 AM
A winner of many awards (including an Oscar) for "La Vie en Rose," Marion Cotillard again delivers strong work in this French drama about an unlikely relationship.
Her character, who trains marine life, initially rejects the interest of a bouncer...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Though the SAG Awards may not have the global draw of the Golden Globes and Oscars, that underdog quality can make the red carpet fashion all the more interesting. Not as much at stake means more risk-taking and more chances for lesser-known designers...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A flurry of ceremonies over the last 2 1/2 weeks -- the Golden Globes, the Producers Guild prizes and the Screen Actors Guild awards -- has separated pretender from contender in Hollywood's 2012-13 awards season.
According to the L.A. Times HeatMeter,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
| Jan 14, 2013
Sexy as hell in a body-baring, cream lace long-sleeved Zuhair Murad gown, Jennifer Lopez gave us the slack-jawed fashion moment we've been waiting for, and one to rival that famously low-cut leafy print Versace gown she wore to the Grammys in 2000. The...