Tuesday, January 7 2014
It was a particularly strong year for women in film. These sensational performances remind us that, when all is said and done, it's character and how an actor or actress creates them that matters as much to a movie as a script, a director, or an idea.
Sunday, January 5 2014
After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.
Wednesday, December 18 2013
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Monday, July 1 2013
Dead policeman battling demons, giant monsters taking on equally elephantine robots, true crime, documentaries, and lots more CG kid fare. That's what July has in store for us, including a return of a certain masked man and his faithful 'Indian' companion.
Tuesday, October 22 2013
By shifting it's point of view from a hapless family to a pair of seasoned demon hunters, The Conjuring ends up being a pleasantly frightful experience.