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Parkland

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Seemingly eager to serve as a companion piece to Bobby, the Emilio Estevez ensemble feature on the Robert Kennedy assassination, Parkland, from writer-director Peter Landesman, explores the impact o  

Runner Runner

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 Director Brad Furman follows up The Lincoln Lawyer (also known as the film that provided the jumpstart for Matthew McConaughey to serious cinematic respectability) with what seems like a B-movie diversion for Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck — each seemingly interested in possibly lowering expectations before their next projects  

You Will Be My Son

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
The dynamic between fathers and sons offers an endless thematic pool for storytellers of all stripes. You Will Be My Son, the latest film from Parisian co-writer and director Gilles Legrand (producer   

Baggage Claim

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Montana Moore (Paula Patton) fears she may wind up as the oldest single woman in her extended family, so she concocts an intentional plan to change her situation, embarking on a month-long quest â  

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
This kiddie foodie adventure sequel continues by exploring the impact of Flint Lockwood’s amazing invention as it keeps on spitting out mutant food products that have morphed into menacing food-  

Enough Said

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Nicole Holofcener’s latest film, Enough Said, arrives burdened with the sad realization that it features one of the final recorded performances of James Gandolfini, but what we would be wise to   

The Patience Stone

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The enduring power of myth takes center stage in Afghani director Atiq Rahimi’s new film, The Patience Stone, which transplants magic and mythology in the modern world with stunning results. Thi  

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

0 Comments · Thursday, September 19, 2013
Big Star specialized in heartfelt, tuneful Rock music driven by the blissful twin vocals of co-founders Chris Bell and Alex Chilton and a guitar sound heavily influenced by the band’s Southern su  

Battle of the Year

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Competitive dance steps to the fore in Battle of the Year, which tracks the efforts of a former American dance champion (Laz Alonso) who enlists a down-and-out buddy (Josh Holloway) to assemble a   

Cutie and the Boxer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Rarely does a documentary dare to bring audiences inside the intimate space between an artist and a long-standing/long-suffering muse. In the case of Zachary Heinzerling’s directing debut Cutie   

Jayne Mansfield's Car

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Billy Bob Thornton handles multi-hyphenate duties once again with Jayne Mansfield’s Car, a tale set in Alabama in 1969, detailing the impact of the death of an estranged matriarch on the two ver  

Prisoners

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The second runner-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival’s top audience prize — behind 12 Years a Slave and Philomena — Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners captivates thanks to a   

Salinger

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Peeking behind the veil of secrecy surrounding the life and times of JD Salinger with a more complete telling of his life pre- and post-Catcher in the Rye, screenwriter-producer turned documentary  

Austenland

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Talk about taking your obsessions too far. Modern-day lass Jane Hayes (Keri Russell) is so enamored with Pride and Prejudice that she books a vacation to a Jane Austen theme park in the hopes of f  

The Family

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Old habits die hard for a family (headed by Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer) in witness protection. In the hands of the action franchise maestro Luc Besson, a mob-outed clan gets relocated to