Sunday, January 22 2012
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
Wednesday, January 18 2012
Super 8, The Muppets, and some of the other great movies of 2011 owe plenty to movies of the past. And they pull off a neat trick too: they're as vivid and delightful as your memories of those movies.
Thursday, September 15 2011
Like the seminal song by Queen, November is "no time for losers" as the Oscar races heat up (J Edgar, The Descendants) and superficial fluff (Piranha 3DD, Tower Heist) becomes scarce.
Tuesday, March 20 2012
My childhood has been thoroughly mined for questionable Hollywood fodder, and I was gun shy, lest this become another Transformers or G.I. Joe-sized travesty against the beloved institutions of my youth.
Wednesday, November 23 2011
For all the diverting fun and silly gags, along with Fozzie Bear's fart-shoes and Miss Piggy's infinite ego, the Muppets make it their business not to condescend to their viewers.
Friday, December 2 2011
LOS ANGELES — After a glut of family films opened over the Thanksgiving holiday, no new movies are slated to hit theaters nationwide this weekend — leaving