The Tough and Tender Heart of Wes Anderson

1 Comment · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel is the latest release from Wes Anderson, the precious stylist who seems intent on claiming the distinction of being the current iteration of early Woody Allen — meaning he’s adept at aggressively being himself.   

Spring TV Preview

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Spring is coming — despite what the weather would have us believe — with a fresh crop of new series and returning favorites.  


0 Comments · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Well, the next contestant in the young adult franchise sweepstakes is this adaptation of the Veronica Roth series about a dystopian world where society is divided into five distinct groups — to   

Muppets Most Wanted

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Muppets are back and looking to continue their assault on popular culture in co-writer (with Nicholas Stoller) and director James Bobin’s latest tale of their escapades. This time the crew i  


0 Comments · Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Director Denis Villeneuve and leading man Jake Gyllenhaal teamed up for an intriguing double feature at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where their mainstream thriller Prisoners  

Individual Stories Provide Ammunition in 'Generation War'

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Five young adult friends from disparate backgrounds living in Germany in 1941 meet — in secret, since one of them is Jewish and therefore subject to a curfew — drink, dance and dare to dream of a shared future and success for all.   

Indulging in Vices for a Different Kind of News

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Over the course of the second season of Vice we’ll delve into Evangelical support for Israel in the American Bible Belt, climate change in Greenland, bonded laborers in Pakistan’s brick kilns and other international stories of politics and culture from a wide range of correspondents.  

The Art of the Steal

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Right off the bat, The Art of the Steal draws somewhat lofty comparisons thanks to its similarity to a host of minor-key crime capers, the best of which seem inspired by the late great Elmore Leon  

Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
A disparate collection of single mothers (Nia Long, Amy Smart, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao and Cocoa Brown) join forces to support each other’s attempts to find some quality time for thems  

Veronica Mars

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Showrunner Rob Thomas finally gets to appease the cultishly devoted fans of his television series about a teenage private eye (Kristen Bell) with this feature presentation that finds Veronica Mars  

Better Living Through Chemistry

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The writing and directing team of Geoff Moore and David Posamentier make their debut here, detailing the situation of a seemingly regular Everyman pharmacist (Sam Rockwell), married and wanderin  

Need for Speed

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The illegal street racing scene gets the spotlight in this revved up feature from director Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) as a top-notch garage crew led by Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) faces off agains  

Tim's Vermeer

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
This Academy Award-nominated documentary feature from Teller, with production assistance and an onscreen appearance from his partner-in-crime Penn Jillette, explores the eternal curiosity of inv  

'Prime Ministers' Studies Israel From the Inside

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Richard Trank, the co-writer (with rabbi Marvin Hier) and director of The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers, presents the history contained in former Israeli prime ministerial aide/speechwriter and ambassador Yehuda Avner’s bestselling book, The Prime Ministers.  

'True Detective' Closes with Another Stunning Performance by Matthew McConaughey

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Matthew McConaughey’s star power has exploded over the past couple years, capped off with Sunday’s Academy Award win for Best Actor in Dallas Buyers Club.