Friday, December 5 2014
This is it, the final push for the 2014 Awards Season, which includes some big names, some Academy almosts, and subjects as diverse as snipers, orphans, civil rights, and paintings of children with big, sad eyes.
Tuesday, January 5 2010
Some in the media would have you think it was a sparse year for women on the silver screen. One peak at this amazing list of 20 girl power performances will have you giving said sentiments a specious second look.
Monday, December 22 2014
Disney’s film of Stephen Sondheim’s ironic fairy tale musical keeps the master’s gorgeous melodies, knowing lyrics, and finger wagging intact.
Monday, November 21 2011
On Stranger Tides lacks the chemistry of the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films, in which the Jack-Elizabeth-Will triangle offered a rich foundation for the adventures.
Friday, May 20 2011
An early sequence in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides showcases its best idea: two Captain Jack Sparrows.
Thursday, May 20 2010
Well-choreographed dance numbers abound. Costumes and lighting take center stage. Audiences even get the giddy entertainment of watching movie stars prove themselves as fine to passable singers.
Thursday, December 17 2009
Nine, yet another Broadway extravaganza transposed clumsily to the screen, is structured according to Guido's fantasies and travails.
Monday, October 24 2011
Nothing gels here. Depp dandies around, making his mark whenever he is onscreen, while the rest of the cast struggle to find the right rhythm.
Wednesday, July 6 2011
With Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, we end up with a surreal situation in which a bad movie, carefully marketed and manipulated (thanks to past successes), ends up making a billion dollars at the box office...
Wednesday, December 23 2009
If the movie musical dies a second death - and it's not looking too good right about now - Rob Marshall will clearly be one
Thursday, May 14 2009
Nine is Chicago director Rob Marshall's eagerly awaited musical version of the classic Federico Fellini film 8½. The Weinstein Company is releasing the flick into theatres