| May 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:28 AM
This is the story of a divorcee that goes back to live in the big Connecticut home of her parents. They’re played by two character-actors I love – Blythe Danner and John Rubinstein.
Amy (Melanie Lynskey) is depressed and not sure what the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:19 AM
As suggested by the writing-producing involvement of genre icon Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), there's a bit more to this horror tale than it might first seem, though it lures a group of teens to the title cabin where terror awaits them....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:17 AM
Josh Radnor, best known for the sitcom How I Met Your Mother, struck out on his first film – HappyThankYouMorePlease. In this movie, he hits it out of the park. Perhaps some of the themes you’ve seen before – age difference in...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Read the following paragraph in that deep voice-over you hear in movie trailers: In the not so distant future, when robots have taken over the old-folks home…
In this charming little sci-fi, buddy comedy meets indi film, we meet a guy named Frank....
| Apr 2, 2011
| 9:38 PM
The coming-of-age dramedy “Norman” is about values, making a mark in high school and “being remembered.” Jonathan Segal's film is sort of a morbid guy version of “Easy A,” a tale of the lessons you learn when you foster...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 12:39 PM
Another love story from author Nicholas Sparks ("The Notebook"), a brand name in the genre, this drama stars Channing Tatum ("Step Up") as a soldier who falls for a spirited young woman (Amanda Seyfried, "Mamma Mia!") while on leave.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 1:20 PM
It may be present day, but it seems like you’re watching a town (and film) from 1963. In fact, if a cell phone didn’t pop up, I would’ve thought it was the early ‘60s.
In the French harbor city of Le Havre, an African refugee...
| Dec 2, 2008
"Ballast," an austere drama about a grieving man who forms a bond with a woman and her young son, "Frozen River," a somber tale about the relationship between two poverty-stricken women, and "Rachel Getting Married," an intimate drama about a young...
| Dec 2, 2008
Rachel is getting more than married: She has six nominations for Film Independent's Spirit Awards.
" Rachel Getting Married," wherein an addict played by Anne Hathaway leaves rehab for her sister's wedding, was joined by suicide drama "Ballast" and...
| Dec 4, 2008
" Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle's stirring fable about a young man who reflects upon his poverty-stricken life while competing to win 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants Be A Millionaire," on Thursday was named best film of 2008 by...