Joss Whedon and his heroes and villains epic offers more this time around -- more characters, more plot points, more action -- and a few reasons for concern. [28.Apr.15]
Throughout cinema history, there have been countless films made about detectives and stoners, but nothing has ever been quite like Inherent Vice. [28.Apr.15]
The 1963 novel Lord of the Flies is a transcendent experience in accurate filmmaking. The 1990 film Lord of the Flies is only a movie. [27.Apr.15]
Like a musical, The Boy Next Door often asks us to suspend our disbelief and take a ridiculous ride to an absurd place -- in this case, a place where first editions of The Iliad actually exist.
Mommy has its memorable moments, but it's ultimately not worth the effort to watch obnoxious characters shout at each other for over two hours. [26.Apr.15]
Harrison Ford's performance in this film about a woman who doesn't age foregrounds the consideration of time and desire, how each shapes the other, and how both affect imaginative horizons. [24.Apr.15]