Safe House

Thriller Slumming: 'Safe House' | 6 Jun 2012 // 6:00 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 // 11:06 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' | 10 Feb 2012 // 12:00 AM

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 // 1:35 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 // 5:35 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.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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