| Mar 3, 2011
Actor Anthony Mackie, who will appear in the movie version of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, talks to our sibling blog 24 Frames....
| Apr 1, 2011
April 8 is the opening day of the Florida Film Festival – 165 films, 9 days, a few stars, a few filmmakers Q&As. I will post scores of reviews of festival films this weekend just to help you decide what to get a ticket to see. There are always don'...
| Apr 4, 2011
So many comic book and fanboy conventions, so few weekends. Joe Wright, the estimable director of “Atonement” and “Pride and Prejudice” (the Keira K. version) and “The Soloist” was at WonderCon in San Fran last weekend,...
| May 7, 2009
Here's a challenge: How do you implant a potentially lethal alien organism into a body that desperately needs the help but might die if things don't go just right? No, it's not the plot of an old "Star Trek" episode, it's the back story of the new "Star...
| Apr 28, 2009
Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date.
Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
| May 8, 2009
It took decades of increasingly mediocre TV series and Data-dull movies to beat Star Trek to death. But J.J. Abrams brings it all back to basics, and back to life, with a rousing "How Scotty Met Sulu" prequel about how the intrepid crew of the...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 12:45 AM
This lengthy but enjoyable story is about comedians, but not all of the content is humorous as writer-producer-director Judd Apatow teams Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen.
Sandler plays a comedy star who learns he has only a limited time left to life, so he...
| Jul 31, 2009
Funny People is a comedy at the apex of Judd Apatow's ambitions and the outer limits of Adam Sandler's talent. An overlong and rambling riff on stand-ups who struggle to "make it" in movies or TV, it psychoanalyzes the insecure folks who make us laugh....
| Jul 31, 2009
"Funny People" was supposed to be Judd Apatow's coming out party. The movie in which "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" writer-director, who has long made his bread and butter on the back of immature guys and their raunchy talk, shows his grown-...
| Aug 14, 2009
Clare's jaw drops the moment she spies Henry, and it's not just love at first sight. Clare knows Henry, even if he doesn't recognize her. She's met him many times over the years. And his visits to the meadow on her family's estate turned him into her...
| Aug 15, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Fanboys turned out in force for "District 9" on Friday, putting Sony's low-budget science-fiction film on track to earn about $35 million over its debut weekend.
The first feature from director Neil Blomkamp, which was produced by Peter Jackson and...