This sequel (mostly) works.
Toothless soars — and the sequel (mostly) works.
Clooney's actors shine, and that's almost enough.
Checking out the notable stand-alones hitting the theaters.
McConaughey sheds 40 pounds to play AIDS victim and entrepreneur.
Today Woody Allen's latest film, Blue Jasmine , his 45th directorial effort in as many years, opens in Houston at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre. The living legend's tireless output has led to a hit-or-miss career, but his highs have been so high as to make him one of the most critically acclaimed ... More >>
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
The Hobbit gets neither there nor back again.
Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in L.A. to talk about his new film, To Rome With Love, and some old themes (art, death, love).
The movies that win the Oscar for Best Picture aren't the only ones that deserve your attention. Here are five films that were nominated, but lost, that we think are worth a screening.
Glenn Close is finally getting her dream of playing a man on the big screen. Her upcoming movie Albert Nobbs, now slated for wide release on January 27, features Close portraying a woman who dresses as a man in 19th-century Ireland in order to get a job as a butler. This has been a passion project o ... More >>
Jeez, when are they going to stop casting ugly actors in these Bond movies?So it turns out Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Vicky Cristy Barcelona) is going up against 007 in Bond 23: After months of speculation about who would play the villain in the next James Bond installment, we fi ... More >>
Virtuoso filmmaking, retro politics in a crisp thriller.
2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
David Fincher's Facebook creation tale The Social Network has been the No. 1 film in America the past two weekends, and no doubt it will continue that streak this weekend, barring an assault by Jackass 3-D which comes out today. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone is already hailing Network as a ... More >>
Robin Hood rails against the no-good tax-and-spend Nottingham elite.
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole
Cart Driver: Bring out your dead. [a man puts a body on the cart] Large Man: Here's one. Cart Driver: That'll be ninepence. Body: I’m not dead. ****************** Body: I'm getting better. Large Man: No you're not, you'll be stone dead in a moment. Cart Driver: Well, I can't take him ... More >>
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
The elusive Bob Dylan is masterfully considered in I'm Not There
The elusive Bob Dylan, masterfully considered, in I'm Not There
Cate camps it up for Queen Hard with a Vengeance
Attention all you Zimmy Freaks, Dylanologists and depressed drunken boys listening to Blood on the Tracks as you write your daily blog. The new trailer for Todd Haynes’ quasi-sorta Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There has just been leaked online. Yes, that is Richard “Habitrail” Gere, a small bl ... More >>
Steven Soderbergh tries, and largely fails, to make 'em like they used to
Everyone's miserable in Patrick Marber's latest, and it feels so good
Music biopics Hollywood won't make
Storytelling gimmicks can't save this vapid, globally conscious puzzle-film
The Houston Museum of Natural Science unveils one exhibit to rule them all
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes
The Missing misses plenty, except ancient prejudices
We're off to see the wonderful wizards of The Lord of the Rings
Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton
It's hard to feel any sympathy for the aesthetes in The Man Who Cried
With great wit and cast, Ideal Husband is an ideal comedy
Quality acting overcomes a thin plot in Pushing Tin
Exotic Elizabeth has admirable themes but an addled plot
Too much symbolism (and too little sex) shatters Oscar and Lucinda