| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:05 AM
I remember thinking I would hate American History X. It had gotten a bad review from a critic I respected. I saw it and was pleasantly surprised.
Director Tony Kaye’s last film was a documentary about abortion (Lake of Fire). This time out, he cast...
| May 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Oh, the glorious bistros and baguettes and architecture of Paris! Hollywood screenwriter-turned-novelist Gil (Owen Wilson) could just live there. His increasingly snippy fiancÚ, Inez (Rachel McAdams), not so much. Luckily every night at...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 9:11 PM
In Splice, Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play rebel biochemists in love, whose supposedly endearing cuteness is displayed through their embryo pairings, which are named after Hollywood couples. We first find Clive (Brody) and Elsa (Polley) working to...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 9:13 PM
Looking at this year’s slate of summer movies, purists must finally succumb to the fact that 3-D is the new 2-D. Movies that were not shot in 3-D have been reconfigured for 3-D exhibition. If My Dinner With Andre came out in July 2010, it would be...
| Nov 1, 2006
Absolute Power (1997)
Clint Eastwood stars as the sensitive thief who can save the entire American political system from complete corruption. Too bad he wasn't around during the Reagan administration. Eastwood discovers presidential corruption during...
| Oct 5, 2009
The director's movies, such as his Oscar-winning 2002 film 'The Piano,' may reflect his world view on morality and the role of the artist in society. |Reed Johnson
Should great artists be treated differently from ordinary mortals? Does a musician,...
| Nov 7, 2007
By Susan Carpenter
Times Staff Writer
Adrien Brody is best known for two things: his Oscar-winning performance in "The Pianist" and his nose. The 34-year-old actor is less known for his interest in motorcycles, which recently came to the fore in "The...
| Feb 23, 2009
Somewhere in New York, a huge weight has been lifted from David Letterman's shoulders. As Sunday night's Academy Awards began, Hugh Jackman's opening number (pardon me, but did he sing the words "pubic hair"? At the Oscars?) has surely obliterated all...
| Oct 10, 2007
Hipsters have been traveling to India for decades to imbue their ironic, image-conscious lives with meaning. Blame the Beatles for making it the West's one-stop country for spirituality (an image from which India has undoubtedly benefited).
So it was...
| Apr 28, 2009
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Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...