| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Now available on demand and in the odd theater, "Nymphomaniac: Vol. II" continues the story of Joe, the restless, compulsive and increasingly masochistic character played by Charlotte Gainsbourg. In the first of Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" films,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
We'll get to Shia later. First:
"That's completely unacceptable," notes Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) after confessing that for many years she used her womanly powers without concern for others. "If you have wings," replies Seligman...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:56 AM
For all its credited sex doubles (eight) and digitally attached stunt genitalia, the new Lars von Trier lark "Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1" is a weirdly old-fashioned affair. If it weren't for the explicit sexual encounters, this could be an Ibsen or a Strindberg...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The “Transformers: Age of Extinction” trailer made its debut Sunday during the Super Bowl and gave viewers their first look at the fourth film in the Michael Bay-directed franchise, which now stars Mark Wahlberg instead of Shia LaBeouf. But as...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth installment of Michael Bay's $2.6-billion blue-chip franchise about a race of super robot freedom fighters that wear codpieces (to hide the junk under their trunk) and appear fundamentally incapable of not...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
After nearly three hours in the crucible that is "Transformers: Age of Extinction," a sort of shorthand might be helpful to discuss the fourth edition of the ginormous action franchise ruled by the iron fist of director Michael Bay.
To that end, let's...
| Jul 2, 2014
Who wins June's coveted Moutza of the Month?
Competition was so intense that agitated readers started a Moutza Fight Club on social media while nominating the contenders.
But the last thing America needs is an angry posse of Moutza nominators...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:23 AM
"Do you know who I am?"
It is possibly the most obnoxious thing a celebrity can say. And therefore the funniest. But I would argue it is also the most revealing. A bald-faced expression of desperation and despair. What's really going on when a celebrity...
| Sep 12, 2014
Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones.
Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:26 AM
There were about 15 teenagers on what looked like a field trip earlier this month at the John Hancock Center, and not one of them seemed to recognize “Transformers: Age of Extinction” co-stars Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor.
They carried on...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Have you seen the annoying new TNT drama promos that end by saying “Boom”? “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is like that. Throughout the movie, which at a whopping 165 minutes is more than twice as long as...