| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The culmination of everything ever written, produced or imagined in the known universe, or something like that,"The Avengers"bunches together Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, the leather-clad assassin Black Widow, the lethal archer Hawkeye and...
| May 1, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
From my left shoulder, a tiny, excited voice makes its case: “This movie’s great! There’s Robert Downey Jr. being snarky and Scarlett Johansson kicking the ass of someone who’s eyeing hers and special effects...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A celebration of specialness, Joss Whedon's slick blockbuster "The Avengers" presents what may be the ultimate team: half a dozen Marvel Comics superheroes for the price of one.
You don't need me to tell you it's the culmination of a five-year plan...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:16 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Avengers" assemble this weekend in what many box office analysts are predicting will be the biggest opening in movie history.
It's an event that Marvel Studios, the company behind the superhero films, has been building up...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Superhero fans have been waiting for "The Avengers" since "Iron Man" in 2008. Since then, all the films featuring Avengers have included hints and references to the characters' upcoming collaboration. Some say what we've gotten is four years of...
| Sep 13, 2012
It's the details that stand out whenever a classic film is converted to 3-D.
With "Finding Nemo 3D," the shimmering sea surface, scratches on the lens of a diver's goggles and smudge marks Nemo the clown fish makes when he mashes his face up against...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Well, there goes another weekend. There isn't a lot of TV that I find addicting. But the one show I watch obsessively these days is the Brit import, “Top Gear.” I grew up in the South, and for most males down here, you're a car guy by...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
April 8 is the opening day of the Florida Film Festival – 165 films, 9 days, a few stars, a few filmmakers Q&As. I will post scores of reviews of festival films this weekend just to help you decide what to get a ticket to see. There are always don'...