| 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.
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Pretty much the grown-up version of "Kick-Ass," this dark, well-cast comedy stars Rainn Wilson ("The Office") as a self-styled superhero who hits the streets as the Crimson Bolt after his ex-drug addict wife (Liv Tyler) runs off with a dealer (Kevin...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 10:57 AM
As we wait (im)patiently for Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" to finish filming already so we can all drool all over it, a teaser poster for the film has made its way on the internets.
Looks cool, no? And sort of "Inception"-y. And looks...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Zero stars (out of four)
“Glee” is so amazing! For proof, check out all the young girls and guys in “Glee: The 3D Concert Movie” flipping out about how amazing “Glee” is! One thing: Neither the die-hard fans nor the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2011
Poking around a pirate DVD shop down the block from the Apple Store in central Beijing one recent afternoon on her lunch break, Zhou Xin eyed the floor-to-ceiling selection of Oscar-nominated films, indie flicks and B-movies such as "Nude Nuns With Big...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment.
Confession: Until last week, I hadn't...
| 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...