Captain America: The Winter Soldier

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Marvel film dynasty makes a quantum leap from the Iron Age to what audiences, looking back years from now, will recognize as a true Golden Age in several ways. Not only are the stories and cha  

Frankie & Alice

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Based on a true story, Frankie & Alice sets itself up as a sensitive exploration of a complex example of schizophrenia, and indeed there are some thoughtfully engaged exchanges between Frankie  

God's Not Dead

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
 A college student named Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper) confronts a modern-day crisis of faith when his philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) challenges the notion that God exists. The story for th  


0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Forgotten legends recall the birth of three creations at the beginning of time. First, there was Man, shaped from the clay; then the Angels, creatures of light; and finally the Jinn, born of the s  

The Lunchbox

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Cases of mistaken identity can certainly advance a plot, but rarely do these artificially imposed manipulative elements create an organic or believable situation that approximates the randomness o  

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.