| Aug 12, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Joseph Gordon-Levitt counters his clean-cut image in""Inception" and "(500) Days of Summer" with his title portrayal of a malcontent known to create trouble.
He becomes a surprising influence on a father and son (Rainn Wilson, Devin Brochu) reeling...
| Jun 10, 2011
In the last few years China has emerged as one of the world's fastest-growing movie markets, but government restrictions have limited the ability of American studios to export their films there. Now a top Hollywood finance and production company is...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Chloe Pavlech planned on going to the Final Four in Denver months ago. The future Terp just assumed that she'd be watching her future teammates compete for a national title.
But Maryland never made it Colorado, suffering a 31-point loss to Notre Dame...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:57 AM
A superb revisiting of the John Le Carre espionage novel that fueled a highly regarded television miniseries, this take on the tale boasts a fabulous, Oscar-nominated performance by Gary Oldman as former British intelligence agent George Smiley.
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:08 PM
With the end of summer rapidly approaching, it seems there aren't many people who want to spend their final no school or work days at the movie theater.
The four new pictures hitting multiplexes this weekend aren't generating much interest among...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:16 PM
With his first two Batman films, Nolan re-imagined Batman as something a bit more plausible in today's world: a self-made, one-man special forces unit with lots of money, a kick-ass R&D department and tons of anger issues. But beyond that, he made...
| Jul 8, 2012
BEDFORD, England — From a distance, Christopher Nolan's Gotham City sure doesn't look like much. The "skyline" begins to emerge over the horizon in the rolling green farmlands about 50 miles north of London, but there are no gothic spires or granite...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Potent, persuasive and hypnotic, "The Dark Knight Rises"has us at its mercy. A disturbing experience we live through as much as a film we watch, this dazzling conclusion to director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is more than an exceptional...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Unfortunately linked to one of the year's most tragic news stories, director Christopher Nolan's conclusion to his Batman trilogy is as stylistically stunning as expected, with returnee Christian Bale's moody portrayal of Gotham City's main protector...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Being a bike messenger can be dangerous work, as the character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt ("Inception") finds in this fast-paced action tale from director and co-writer David Koepp.
The deliveryman's latest parcel contains something a corrupt cop...