Theater fans and those who like or at least remember older movies know all about “Wait Until Dark.” If they are students of screen history, they may even know that the original small scale (essentially one set) play was written .
The sole new movie at the twelve-plex last weekend was “The Identical.” What’s most interesting about this modest production is that it doesn’t quite get to the subjects it seems to have been constructed to discuss. It is .
It is probably just as well that football and the McCain series are starting up again, as the movies scheduled for release on home viewing media aren’t going to entertain large groups. This has been a year when films .
It may be useful to think of horror movies as a special kind of cinematic thing. Let’s say they are all versions of the same classic thing, with essentially the same story, the same kinds of incidents, established conventions .
There’s a new spy thriller in town, a movie called “November Man” after its central figure’s habit of leaving nothing living once he’s gone. This is an entertaining film. Pierce Brosnan stars as Peter, a former CIA .
Director Robert Rodriquez has a fondness for pulp. His movies include “From Dusk Til Dawn,” the “Spy Kids” movies, the “Machete” movies, and the original “Sin City,” based closely on comic books made by writer and artist Frank Miller. He .
As we begin our discussion of the new teen girls movie “If I Stay,” let me slip in one note for the adult film fans. The movie features Texan Mireille Enos as the mother. Enos has had a heck of .
The full title of Dinesh D’Sousa’s new non-fiction film is “America: Imagine the World Without Her.” As political “documentaries” go, it is good-looking and brisk, and it will sometimes discuss ideas in a reasonable way—and this last .
The new film comedy-adventure “Let’s Be Cops” reminded me of “Fired Up!” and “Miss March.” Like them, the new film had a good story and was fairly well written and developed. It was made, it seemed, more because somebody .
The story is that years ago Jeff Bridges bought the option to make a film of the popular adolescents’ book “The Giver.” His idea was that his father, Lloyd “Sea Hunt” Bridges would play the title part. The actual movie .
Based on the book by Richard C. Morais, “The Hundred-Foot Journey” begins in Mumbai, India, where the Kadam family runs a popular restaurant. Hassan (Manish Dayal) is learning to cook under his mother’s guidance. Her influence ends abruptly when .
Don’t go to see the new James Brown bio-pic “Get On Up” expecting to learn the details of the odd and productive life of The Godfather of Soul. And don’t expect a greatest hits concert film. “Get On .
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