| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Everything and nothing happens over the course of Richard Linklater's "Boyhood." Filmed in sequence across 12 years, this unprecedented experiment in long-term storytelling attempts to capture child actor Ellar Coltrane's coming-of-age on camera, while...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has seen more than a few tie victories in recent years: The very first time I voted, in 2006, there was a lead-actor split between Forest Whitaker and Sacha Baron Cohen. In 2010, we awarded best director to David Fincher...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:58 AM
An untethered astronaut, a sexy hustler, a rich woman stripped of possessions and the persnickety creator of Mary Poppins are among the roles in which their creators earned nominations in the Golden Globes lead actress categories in drama and musical or...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If James Franco's "Look at my shee-yit!" scene in "Spring Breakers" was one of 2013′s funniest movie moments, it was also perhaps the most emblematic of a year that, as many others have pointed out, was all but overrun by spectacles of consumerist...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Tyson Ritter, the lead singer of The All American Rejects, will star as the young Gregg Allman in indie drama "Midnight Rider."
Wyatt Russell has been cast as Duane Allman, who died in 1971 in a motorcycle accident at the age of 24. Ritter and Russell...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK — Anyone who has ever puzzled over the age-old question why do the Brits seem to do Shakespeare so much better than the Yanks? should hot-foot it to Broadway, where an answer can be found in a pair of performances by the English virtuoso...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Escape From Tomorrow
Available on VOD beginning Oct. 11
A sensation when it debuted at Sundance this year, writer-director Randy Moore's film stars Roy Abramsohn as a stressed-out family man who endures a harrowing, surreal day at an amusement park,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99
Available on VOD beginning Oct. 22
Outside of television and action-movie tentpoles, it's rare to see characters age and evolve on-screen the way that Ethan Hawke's Jesse and Julie Delpy's Céline have...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million.
The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...