A gifted cinematic presence since her Oscar-nominated "Atonement" debut at age 12, Saoirse Ronan has played everything from a young assassin raised among wolves in "Hanna" to a resident of "Grand Budapest Hotel's" imaginary Zubrowka.
When a group of Oregon football players chanted "No means no" after their Rose Bowl victory over Florida State, an unmistakable taunting reference to the rape accusations against Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston, the moment demonstrated how sexual assault on campus is one of the hottest...
"Red Army" is a deceptive name for a charming documentary. Even if you know it's the story of a legendary hockey team and not the fierce Soviet-era military machine, you will be surprised by its sociopolitical and personal content and the engaging way it tells its story.
Documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival often involve serious stuff like climate change, education reform, racism and even terrorism. "Finders Keepers" is nothing like that, nothing at all.
Imagine an enormous magnet nestled in the heart of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Every year its power increases, as does its ability to irresistibly attract everything in its path, from films to footwear companies. Congratulations, you've just imagined the Sundance Film Festival, opening for...
While even westerns directed by limited talents can have their charms, westerns made by masterful directors are not to be missed, as a trio of new DVDs demonstrates.
The movies just love, love, love history. But history does not love the movies back. Not even one little bit.
It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school.