| May 25, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Terrence Malick's “The Tree of Life” won the grand prize, the Palme d'Or, at this year's Cannes Film Festival. That and $7.50 will get a venti at your neighborhood Starbucks. The Cannes reviews for the film have been either breathless and all-...
| May 27, 2011
| 4:34 PM
After the coffee. Before deciding between "Hangover 2" and "Hobo With a Shotgun." The Skinny: It's a light roundup as people start to disappear for the holiday weekend. "The Hangover 2"is off to a strong start already. The new book......
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Writer-director Terrence Malick ("Badlands," "Days of Heaven") doesn't turn out many movies, so any he does are typically attention-worthy ... and that certainly is the case with this emotionally deep drama.
It boasts a brave performance by Brad Pitt...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:00 PM
If a good movie does not play at your local Cineplex but instead shows up at either the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks or the Browning Cinema at Notre Dame, you can make a couple of assumptions. First, the movie is not going to make much money, and it will...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Say the last time you walked out during a movie was 20 years ago, and say that movie you could no longer put up with was an interminable comedy named "The Super." Joe Pesci plays a slumlord, ordered by a court to live in one of his own questionable...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
How to summarize a plot when there isn't one? In a nutshell, what you'll see in "The Tree of Life" is two 1950s parents (Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain), their three young sons and one of the boys as an adult (Sean Penn) who barely speaks...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:34 AM
So this has been an ideal week for a film critic: “X-Men: First Class” sharing the Friday Movies section with the new Terrence Malick film “The Tree of Life,” which has to be one of the more daring mainstream pictures of the new...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:28 PM
* * * X-Men: First Class
Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon. (PG-13)
“Never forget — mutant...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:53 AM
* * The Tree of Life
Written and directed by Terrence Malick. With Jessica Chastain, Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. (PG-13)
Why do bad things happen to good people? That's the age-old question pondered by Terrence Malick in The Tree of Life, which begins with...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
On the surface, Cate Blanchett would seem to be the least Chekhovian human being on the planet. No idle longing for Moscow for this international stage and screen star, whose frequent flier mileage must have broken the million mark since she and her...
| 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 25, 2012
| 4:34 AM
AURORA, Colo. -- Still grappling with the inexplicable tragedy at a Colorado movie theater last week, families of the massacre victims must now embark on the heavy task of laying their loved ones to rest.
On Wednesday, a memorial service will take...