The Unknown Known

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Errol Morris (The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara) has made a name for himself as a documentarian by using his unique and probing insight to uncover the truth behind  

Villeneuve and Gyllenhaal Double Up for Head-Scratcher

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Director and writer Denis Villeneuve (the French-Canadian whose Incendies was a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nominee in 2011) arrived at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival with a double feature (Enemy and Prisoners) infused with its own moody concoction pairing doubles within doubles...  

The Ted Mosby Saga Concludes with a Mother of a Finale

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
In 2030, a man sits his children down to tell them the story of how their parents got together. Nine seasons later, audiences are still eavesdropping on the Longest Story Every Told, How I Met Your Mother (Series Finale, 8 p.m. Monday, CBS).  

Bad Words

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Known initially for his work on television — stretching all the way back to Little House on the Prairie and Silver Spoons in the early 1980s before landing a regular lead in the series Valerie and t  

Mistaken for Strangers

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
There’s no mistaking the opportunity for local film and music lovers to appreciate this feature debut documentary from Tom Berninger (construction production assistant on Taking Woodstock, boom   


0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014

On My Way

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A potentially tasty food and film combo, On My Way from co-writer (with Jérôme Tonnerre) and director Emmanuelle Bercot features the ever-lovely Catherine Deneuve as Bettie, a woman on the verge  


0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Agatha Christie probably never imagined that one of her novels (And Then There Were None) would serve as the creative spark for an action flick involving an elite DEA team led by Arnold Schwarzene  

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.