Safe House

Thriller Slumming: 'Safe House' | 6 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM

The highly respected Denzel Washington does solid work and lifts the overall quality of this film, but it still raises questions about why he keeps taking this type of role.

'Safe House' Is Ersatz Edgy | 9 Feb 2012 // 10:06 PM

This distinction between what the film's designated pros know and what you know -- or can guess, based on your experience with these sorts of films -- quickly turns tedious in Safe House.


A Far Too Safe... and Strained... 'House' | 9 Feb 2012 // 11:00 PM

Failing to entertain is one thing. Wasting Washington et. al., that's something else all together.


Box-office receipts affirm ‘The Vow’ | 13 Feb 2012 // 12:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Moviegoers readily committed to “The Vow” this weekend, as the romantic drama posted the biggest opening of the year. The tear-jerker starring Channing

Swedish director Daniel Espinosa took an unusual approach with ‘Safe House’ | 9 Feb 2012 // 4:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — When Universal Pictures hired Daniel Espinosa to direct its rogue CIA agent thriller “Safe House,” the studio knew it was rolling the dice.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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