The Jonathan Demme film "A Master Builder" will likely appeal more to theater people than to film people, it being Henrik Ibsen and all, as adapted by and starring Wallace Shawn. He plays one of Ibsen's most formidable train wrecks, the tetchy, egomaniacal and largely autobiographical architect...
Another apocalyptic setting for young adults piles on the threats amid a summer love story.
The same old threats cast a shadow over the still-entertaining 'Thor' sequel. Performances by Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Kat Dennings come to the rescue.
Familiarity breeds contentment as a likable, older cast provides few new wrinkles on the Vegas bachelor party scenario.
Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams head a skillful cast that makes 'About Time' worth the effort, despite its odd element of fantasy.
'Riddick,' starring Vin Diesel, is a sci-fi sequel, but a simple back story lets it get right to the action, zingers and alien creatures.
The comedy 'Austenland' is about a resort built around Jane Austen themes, but it falls flat despite a winning Keri Russell.
The dodgy biopic with Amanda Seyfried and Peter Sarsgaard offers a whitewashed version of the life that Linda Lovelace endured.