| Dec 20, 2012
*** (out of four)
Before learning about the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., I already was disturbed by a scene of “Jack Reacher” in which a sniper sets up five seemingly random people in his sights before killing them. The world only grows more...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The Guilt Trip
In "The Guilt Trip," which features Barbra Streisand’s first starring performance in more than 15 years, the definitive diva plays a lighthearted version of a stereotypical Jewish mother, eating candy in bed and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:49 PM
For fans of Lee Child's series of Jack Reacher thrillers, the decision to cast Tom Cruise as Reacher must seem like ... well ... a reach. Child's protagonist is light-haired, nearly 6 and a half feet tall, burly enough to be instantly intimidating, and...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:22 AM
Under normal circumstances, it would obviously be unprofessional for a reviewer to say that they are "not in the mood" for a particular film. After all, it is likely that many viewers are in the opposite mood, and they expect the reviewers to be open-...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The name Werner Herzog conjures so much awe and mythology that it's almost hard to believe he has a four-part series on Investigation Discovery. But then you find out that the series is called On Death Row and is a companion to his recent film, Into the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
When Werner Herzog’s Into the Abyss debuted at various film festivals from Telluride to Toronto in September 2011, rave reviews and incredible buzz followed in the wake of those premieres. No real surprise there — I don’t think I’...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:26 AM
The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:28 AM
A year ago, Adam Mansbach was an award-winning novelist and aspiring screenwriter wrapping up a two-year teaching job at Rutgers University. That was before his off-color picture book, "Go the F--- to Sleep," became an international phenomenon,...
| Jan 19, 2012
In "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," director Werner Herzog explored the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc caverns of southern France, using a 3-D camera. The movie was quiet but magnificent. Now another director, Wim Wenders, has turned a 3-D camera on a similarly exotic and...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Dicen que Nicholas Cage igual que el personaje que interpreta en Ghost Rider, tuvo que vender su alma al diablo.
Así como el motociclista que Cage encarna en el filme hace pacto con el demonio para impartir justicia, el actor se afincó en el cine...
| 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...