| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
After Hours Film Society
5021 Highland Ave.,
"Rust and Bone" ¿¿¿¿ (France; Jacques Audiard, 2012) Romantic and pitiless, fearlessly emotional as well as edgy, "Rust and Bone"...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" scampered away with the top spot at the multiplex this weekend, beating out a handful of popular Christmas releases to claim No. 1 yet again.
For the third consecutive weekend, Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
For the past few months, just about every movie I've seen has been preceded by a short documentary on the making of "Les Miserables."
The point most stressed in these previews is that every song in the movie is being sung live; that unprecedented steps...
| Jan 8, 2013
No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in.
Yes, there will...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Texas Chainsaw 3D
Lionsgate's Texas Chainsaw 3D continues the legendary story of the homicidal Sawyer family, picking up where Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror classic left off in Newt, Texas, where for decades people went missing without a...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Say hello to ya mutha for me, OK?
Mark Wahlberg gets that a lot.
Five years after Andy Samberg's "Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals" skit on "Saturday Night Live" (if you've never seen it, the title says it all), five years after Wahlberg went on Jimmy...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Execs with fantasy tentpoles in development, who were spooked over last week's dismal "Jack the Giant Slayer" debut, may rediscover their courage when Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" bows boffo worldwide.
The $215 million Disney tentpole, which...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Though Russell Crow's role is considered small in the film, Warner Bros. seems to be trying to capitalize on his star power in the marketing for the upcoming Superman pic "Man of Steel."
The first in an expected series of character-driven posters was...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:59 PM
New York is the city in question, depicted as a dark-spirited metropolis full of double-crossings, in director Albert Hughes' drama. Russell Crowe plays the mayor, who maneuvers an ex-cop (Mark Wahlberg) into investigating the supposedly unfaithful wife...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:27 PM
For his latest blood fest, Quentin Tarantino largely replays all of his other blood fests, specifically his last flick, ‘‘Inglourious Basterds.’’ In Tarantino’s new tale of wickedly savage...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:39 PM
"Les Misérables" could reach a crescendo this weekend as Tom Hooper's adaptation of the classic Broadway musical has a strong chance of claiming No. 1 at the box office.
The star-studded film, which hit theaters Christmas Day, has been doing excellent...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Tom Cruise already has a successful action movie franchise in the "Mission: Impossible" films. But he makes a serious bid to start up a similar action series as "Jack Reacher," a hard-boiled operative in the mold of Jason Bourne. Jack lives off the...