| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Director Len Weisman honed his craft on loud action films like "Live Free and Die Hard" and the "Underworld" franchise.
His remake of "Total Recall" boils down to a two-hour futuristic chase movie with grandiose psychedelic overtones. The complex...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Harvard PhD student Daniel Nadler is trying to bring a really rudimentary version of the movie "Inception" to life with a new iPhone app that aims to help you "program your dreams."
Called Sigmund, the 99-cent app builds off of pre-existing sleep science...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Reese Witherspoon is the woman between two suitors, whose rivalry escalates as they use their CIA backgrounds, in this amusing action-comedy from director McG ("Charlie's Angels").
Chris Pine ("Star Trek") and Tom Hardy ("Inception") play the...
| Apr 23, 2012
Not that you needed another reason to drool over "The Dark Knight Rises,"but here's one more: The conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy (opening July 20) will feature more than an hour of IMAX footage, Nolan told the Wall Street Journal....
| Jul 29, 2010
If anyone's qualified to critique the summer blockbuster "Inception," it's Matthew Edlund.
An expert on rest, body clocks and sleep, Edlund has high praise for the Leonardo DiCaprio film, which has earned almost $144 million in its first 10 days of...
| Jul 26, 2010
When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
FOR THE RECORD:
New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...
| Aug 8, 2010
Everybody has an opinion about "Inception," and mine comes in the form of a question: Why are the movie's architectural settings, for the most part, so hackneyed?
Christopher Nolan's hyper-complex psychological thriller doesn't just make architecture a...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I've been getting the feeling lately that Hollywood movies are finally driving our nation's embattled film critics completely crazy. Reviewers are either full of vitriol and indignation -- as they were with recent films such as "The Last Airbender" and......
| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Director Christopher Nolan turned to a familiar collaborator for the music of "Inception," this weekend's box office leader: It was Hans Zimmer, who brought the taut, dooming minimalist string arrangements that marked the sound of Nolan's two Batman films...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A sprinkling of âSaltâ may be enough to push âInceptionâ out of the top box-office spot this weekend. Sony Pictures' new action thriller starring Angelina Jolie is likely to sell $35 million to $40 million worth of tickets on its......
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Hopefully, it will be more "American Beauty," than "Hell in a Bucket" but according to an article in today's Variety, a biopic on Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia appears to be heading down the golden road to unlimited devotion. After......