| Jul 29, 2011
I have seen the future of great filmmaking…and her name is Miranda July.
Of course, I thought that at various times with Quentin Tarantino and M. Night, so…maybe the jury’s still out.
The Future is a quirky film I fell in love...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:05 AM
2-D and 3-D
Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson are the titular trio, made a quartet by the addition of the hot-headed D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) and facing off against baddies played by Christoph Waltz and Orlando...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Five minutes. That’s how long you have when you hire Driver (Ryan Gosling, great in “Crazy Stupid Love” and soon starring in George Clooney’s “The Ides of March”) to whisk you away from a robbery....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Steven Soderbergh se ha destacado por nadar con igual eficacia en las turbias aguas del cine comercial (Ocean Eleven, Erin Brockovich) y en las mansas corrientes del cine Indie (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Che), pero cuando intenta...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 12:46 PM
"Drive" is a hard movie to figure out. That isn't to say that the plot is overly complicated (it's actually pretty straightforward), but the film goes in some directions creatively that come seemingly from out of nowhere. These directions aren't always...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:19 PM
"Drive" is all about mood but without the edge.
This noir-ish crime story will remind you a lot of Michael Mann's "Heat" in its look and deliberately slow pace. Like that movie, it favors long, smoldering stares over dialogue, punctuated by sudden...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Happy New Year!
It is the first day of 2012, right? Last night we got the news about the New York Film Critics Circle announcing "The Artist" as the best film of 2011. Today, somebody sent me a link to Facebook, where they are revealing their "most...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:54 PM
Don’t rush out and see New Year’s Eve. Wait until it gets closer to New Year’s Eve – and then hopefully, it won’t be in the theatres anymore.
This will easily make my list of the 10 worst movies of the year. And I’m...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Few would disagree that many Americans aren’t overflowing with knowledge about Arabs or Muslims. Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed (who directed this doc) wants to counter people’s stereotypes that, say, Arabs are...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Too much of Ryan Gosling is always a good thing.
Gosling takes on a more mainstream comedic (and shirtless) role in Friday's "Crazy, Stupid, Love." And I'm excited about it. But I'm also looking forward to seeing him in "Drive," out this September.
| May 16, 2009
| 10:33 AM
As a prelude to the Showtime series' new, soon-to-start fifth season, the video release of these episodes relocates drug dealer Nancy ( Mary-Louise Parker) and her family to the Mexican-American border, where she continues her trafficking activities.