| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Nov 6, 2011
Madonna may be the most famous name associated with "W.E.," the romantic drama she directed that premiered at the Venice Film Festival in late summer. But the woman everyone could be talking about after the film comes out on Dec. 9 is someone rather...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Tom Cruise meets sci-fi in director Joseph Kosinski's ("Tron: Legacy") fantasy, as the actor plays one of the last people left on a ravaged Earth. While completing his mission to salvage whatever remaining resources he can for the evacuated human race, he...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A modern "Les Miserables" in certain ways, this British melodrama forces an ex-criminal (Mark Strong) back into the sights of a crime buster (James McAvoy) who long has been on his trail.
The former crook wants to aid his son, also caught up in...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Wednesday that "Disconnect," the first narrative feature from Henry-Alex Rubin ("Murderball"), will screen on January 24, the festival's opening night, and Leonardo...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Something's wrong. Tom Cruise, or, rather, Jack Harper, his character in the placid new science-fiction adventure "Oblivion," can't shake his dreams of a woman giving him the big eyes on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Early in the sleek sci-fi thriller ‘‘Oblivion,’’ Tom Cruise, as a flyboy repairman living a removed, Jetsons-like existence above an invaded and deserted Earth, intones his home sickness.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Terrence Malick became a critics' darling, a hot young director to watch, with his first two features, "Badlands" (1973) and "Days of Heaven" (1978). Then he disappeared for 20 years.
By the time he returned with "The Thin Red Line," he had become,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
I was prejudiced against "Oblivion" because about a week before it opened. A friend of mine got to see a movie in advance and left after the first half hour. At around the 31-minute mark, I was jealous of my friend. It's not a terrible movie in that...
| Apr 25, 2013
The Big Wedding
"Marriage is like a phone call late at night," Robert De Niro says, in dulcet voice-over mode, at the outset of "The Big Wedding." "First comes the ring, and then you wake up."
Rim shot, please.