| Jun 21, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
In “Midnight in Paris,” Adriana (Marion Cotillard) longs for an earlier era, unfulfilled by 1920s Paris. If she saw the city in 1890 as presented in “Bel Ami,” she might stop dreaming of the past.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Nikki Reed is well aware that “Twilight” fever won’t last forever.
The 23-year-old actress — best known for playing vampire Rosalie Hale in the “Twilight” films — has been preparing herself for what happens...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:58 AM
You already know how “Twilight” has changed the lives of stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, who can thank the vampire franchise for their A-list status and lack of private lives. But what sort of impact have the...
| Nov 8, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
Making the storyline of “The Master” look like child’s play, French filmmaker Leos Carax’s first film in 13 years features Eva Mendes in arguably her most fascinating role. Uh, it’s not exactly similar...
| Nov 14, 2012
Now that Bella (Kristen Stewart) has delivered vampire baby Renesmee, Dr. Carlisle Cullen (Peter Facinelli) is officially a grandfather.
“It’s weird being a grandfather at such a young age. I didn’t quite like being called grandpa,&...
| Feb 13, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Among many reasons the “Twilight” movie franchise didn’t work, Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) make lousy characters, separately and together. Be it the script, the performances, whatever: The...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Here's a final item out of the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, this one a Chicago crime story to be told by a highly regarded French director.
Earlier this year Robert Pattinson of the "Twilight" franchise began talking about playing the lead...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:01 PM
There could be another mob movie filming in Chicago this fall. But before you roll your eyes, this one is supposedly based on a true story of a robbery gone wrong and stars “Twilight” idol Robert Pattinson.
Now you can roll your eyes. Or...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Yes, “The Rover” is another post-apocalyptic movie, but a better one: It’s stark, dirty and anxious. It’s purposefully joyless, set in a society that’s disposed of its contract among its people. Sure, it...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:45 PM
"The Rover" is a bleak work, and an uncompromisingly violent one, but it's been made with so much skill that it's hard to get it out of your mind. The second feature film by Australian writer-director David Michod, responsible for the surprise 2010...