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Ten Disneyland Tips From the Director Who Secretly Shot a Horror Sex Movie There Ten Disneyland Tips From the Director Who Secretly Shot a Horror Sex Movie There
, October 17, 2013
What's illegal at Disneyland? Dogs, drugs, alcohol, pamphlets, flags and large coolers. Not listed? Secretly shooting a feature-length... More>>
That Carrie Remake is Surprisingly Good That Carrie Remake is Surprisingly Good
, October 17, 2013
Kimberly Peirce changes almost nothing in her rallying remake of Brian De Palma’s classic about a troubled telekinetic teenager. She... More>>
Captain Phillips: Tom Hanks Goes Where Few Actors Have Dared Captain Phillips
Hanks proves why moviegoers and directors love him.
, October 10, 2013
Tom Hanks has built a career out of playing aggressively noble roles, so it's only natural to want to see him taken down a peg. But it's no fun... More>>
Machete Kills Is a B-Movie Worth Buying Machete Kills
Machete is back for more giddy lunacy.
, October 10, 2013
During his 2012 presidential campaign, Republican candidate Herman Cain rhapsodized about the fence he'd build on the U.S.-Mexico border: 20 feet... More>>
It's a Good Time for Bruce Willis, Action Star, to Die Hard It's a Good Time for Bruce Willis, Action Star, to Die Hard
, October 10, 2013
Something's seemed different about No. 1 American-born action hero Bruce Willis lately. His action movie output in recent years has mostly been... More>>
Oh, Romeo: Julian Fellowes's Hilarious Improvements to Shakespeare Oh, Romeo: Julian Fellowes's Hilarious Improvements to Shakespeare
, October 10, 2013
I’m pretty sure the dumbest way to die is killing yourself upon discovering that faking your own death has tricked your forbidden lover... More>>
Parkland Can't Quite Honor Life After JFK Parkland
The film on the momentous event fails to rise to the occasion.
, October 03, 2013
'What a shitty place to die." Whatever your feelings about Dallas, that's a pretty harsh assessment. Then again, the character in Peter... More>>
After 7 Years Away From Directing, Alfonso Cuarón Scores a Thrilling Breakthrough with Gravity Gravity
Sandra Bullock proves she has the right stuff.
, October 03, 2013
Some movies are so tense and deeply affecting that they shave years off your life as you're watching, only to give back that lost time, and more,... More>>
Jeremy Lin May Be Secretly Interesting, But Linsanity Is Wooden and Dull Linsanity
Film presents Rockets star as the NBA's Job.
, October 03, 2013
What's important to Jeremy Lin? He'll tell you. In fact, he'll even rank it. What are the 25-year-old NBA point guard's favorite cartoon... More>>
Enough Said Is a Small Blessing for Gandolfini Fans Enough Said
Fall for James Gandolfini one final time.
, September 26, 2013
When a relatively young actor dies suddenly, as James Gandolfini did in June, it's tempting to wonder about the roles he'll never get to play.... More>>
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Does It All in Don Jon, Except Dance Don Jon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt triumphs over online porn.
, September 26, 2013
To paraphrase the Bee Gees, Joseph Gordon-Levitt should be dancing. He's already done it in (500) Days of Summer, where he led an exuberant... More>>
On FX's The Bridge, Serial Killers Are a First-World Problem On FX's The Bridge, Serial Killers Are a First-World Problem
, September 26, 2013
Mild spoilers up to The Bridge's ninth episode below. Artisanal murders are all the rage these days. On Showtime's Dexter, NBC's Hannibal, and... More>>
Rush's Racers Draw New Life from Ron Howard Rush
This fuel-injected valentine is best seen on the big screen.
, September 19, 2013
It's 1976, a year when all the groovy girls are traipsing around in tiny suede skirts and all the cool guys have Badfinger hair. One of those... More>>
Prisoners Is a Captive of Its Own Ambitions Prisoners
Film tries too hard, makes no sense.
, September 19, 2013
If five Oscar nominees lose two young girls in the woods, will their wailing make a sound? That's the key question of Prisoners, Denis... More>>
Thanks for Sharing: Weep for the Oversexed Thanks for Sharing
A great romance elevates a sex-addiction drama.
, September 19, 2013
Forbidden fruit has never seemed so poisonous as in Thanks for Sharing, a remarkably sensitive and surprisingly romantic ensemble drama about sex... More>>
"Showgirl Is my Yentl": The 145-Minute Showgirls Sequel That Could "Showgirl Is my Yentl": The 145-Minute Showgirls Sequel That Could
, September 19, 2013
Written, produced, directed, and edited by Rena Riffel, who also reprises her role as Penny from the original Showgirls, Showgirls 2: Penny's... More>>
Isaiah Washington Is the Human Part of Blue Caprice Isaiah Washington Is the Human Part of Blue Caprice
Isaiah Washington had to hurt to play the D.C. sniper.
, September 12, 2013
Isaiah Washington didn't want to play John Allen Muhammad, the Beltway Sniper who triggered three weeks of terror in 2002. The man — make... More>>
Blue Caprice Finds Fresh Terror in the D.C. Sniper Case Blue Caprice
Even though you know how it ends, it's hard not to feel some surprising empathy.
, September 12, 2013
With so many violent movies, and lurid movies, and straight-up bad movies, most just so much murderous product, it's rare anymore to be seized by... More>>
The Wookiee Wins: Meet the Director of the Chewbacca Doc That Conquered Kickstarter The Wookiee Wins: Meet the Director of the Chewbacca Doc That Conquered Kickstarter
, September 12, 2013
Understandably, Peter Mayhew is not as well-known as Harrison Ford or Mark Hamill. But W. Ryan Ziegler wants to change that. The first-time... More>>
Pleasure in the Rubble: Why the Summer's Last, Smallest Blockbuster Was Its Best Pleasure in the Rubble: Why the Summer's Last, Smallest Blockbuster Was Its Best
, September 12, 2013
We'll always have Iron Man, they must be telling each other in Hollywood. As summer wanes, the hulking corpses of would-be blockbusters litter... More>>
Venice Update: Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves, James Franco's Child of God, and More Venice Update: Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves, James Franco's Child of God, and More
, September 05, 2013
In 1953, the Venice Film Festival jury didn't award its top prize, the Golden Lion. Instead, it made the highly unorthodox decision to award the... More>>
Venice Update: The Wordless Beauty and Brutality of Kim Ki-duk’s Moebius and Scarlett Johansson in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin Venice Update: The Wordless Beauty and Brutality of Kim Ki-duk’s Moebius and Scarlett Johansson in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin
, September 05, 2013
It’s 8:20 and you’re in the breakfast room at your hotel, having your customary bowl of muesli. By 9:20, you’re watching a... More>>
Riddick Returns to the Big Screen Lacking Charm Riddick
You'll cheer for the movie to kill its namesake.
, September 05, 2013
Richard B. Riddick—Dick to his friends, if he had any—is an intergalactic meathead who's glowered through three movies, two video... More>>
Score One for the Phonies: New Documentary Proves Salinger Was Right About Hollywood Salinger
Salinger would make Holden Caulfield puke.
, September 05, 2013
'If they made a movie, Holden wouldn't like it," Martin Sheen opines deep into the new documentary Salinger. He's speaking of the possibility of... More>>
Orange Is the New Black's Radical Critique of American Prisons Orange Is the New Black's Radical Critique of American Prisons
, September 05, 2013
All manner of spoilers below. Nearly anyone with a grievance against America's dysfunctional prison system can find a scene to illustrate their... More>>
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