Tony Stark returns in this CGI-filled, in-joke fueled third installment of the popular Marvel Comics film franchise. Read story.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Robert Redford stars in and directs this action-packed political thriller that ultimately misses the mark. Read story.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Huckleberry Finn references aside, Jeff Nichols’s latest does a solid job of portraying a young man as he grapples with growing up. Read story.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Hayao (Howl’s Moving Castle) Miyazaki cowrote this second feature, directed by son Goro. Read story.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This documentary takes us inside a network of basalt caves that once provided a haven for five Jewish families during WWII. Read story.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
What makes Oblivion work is the crafty, clean, and convincing visualization of the alternate universe it has cooked up Read story.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Making connections between the triangle of plots in Disconnect proves a tricky business. Read story.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Ryan Gosling stars in Derek (Blue Valentine) Cianfrance's noir-with-heart. Read story.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Saoirse Ronan is richly talented and bundled with charisma, but nowhere near good enough to save this bizarre exercise. Read story.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Community Film Studio Santa Barbara releases its first feature film, directed by Finola Hughes. Read story.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
This silent Spanish reworking of the Snow White tale earns big points. Read story.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Sam Raimi’s 1981 scare fest gets a gory reboot courtesy of director Fede Alvarez. Read story.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Writer/director Sally Potter has pulled off an impressive feat with this intimate and naturally flowing rite-of-passage tale. Read story.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Pablo Larraín's new film addresses a dark period of Chilean history with a sense of humor and style amid the evil political machinery. Read story.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Harmony Korine’s exploitation of the party-girl movie proves more frustrating than fun. Read story.