| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:45 AM
A gifted cinematic presence since her Oscar-nominated "Atonement" debut at age 12, Saoirse Ronan has played everything from a young assassin raised among wolves in "Hanna" to a resident of "Grand Budapest Hotel's" imaginary Zubrowka.
But "Brooklyn," her...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:44 PM
"Nightcrawler" is pulp with a purpose. A smart, engaged film powered by an altogether remarkable performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, it is melodrama grounded in a disturbing reality, an extreme scenario that is troubling because it cuts close to the bone....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Olbermann The sometimes acerbic and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:15 PM
"Closed Circuit" is a crisply enjoyable, professionally executed paranoid thriller of the "everyone is out to get us" variety. In an earlier, simpler day, its plotting would have been dismissed as far-fetched, but that was then and this is now....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The boy band One Direction is headed straight to the top of the box office over Labor Day weekend, thanks to throngs of overzealous teenage girls.
"One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert documentary about the mega-popular British group, is set to...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Even a legion of ardent teenage girls was unable to overpower Oprah Winfrey at the box office this Labor Day weekend, as the film "The Butler" starring the media mogul cleaned up for the third consecutive weekend.
Heading into the four-day holiday, pre-...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The producers of "Closed Circuit" made a mark in espionage films with their Oscar nominee "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." For their new film, they hired veteran screenwriter Steven Knight, the creator of the gritty underworld of "Eastern Promises" and the...