| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug * * *
El refrán que dice "segundas partes nunca fueron buenas" parece desmentirse con The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Superando las debilidades del primer capítulo de la serie, este filme recupera la magia y...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Bleak, depressing but powerful, "Out of the Furnace" throws you into the smoldering fire of hard people in hard times. Christian Bale and Casey Affleck are outstanding as blue-collar brothers Russell and Rodney Baze. They live a depressing existence in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The Great Budapest Hotel * * */12
Después de entregar inteligentes comedias como Moonrise Kingdom y Fantastic Mr. Fox, el cineasta Wes Anderson regresa con The Grand Budapest Hotel, delirante farsa que cuenta con un elenco de lujo.
Al comienzo de...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
It is crazy how much mayhem is contained within the incredible precision of Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Ralph Fiennes as its concierge M. Gustave and Tony Revolori as its lobby boy Zero Moustafa lead a marvelous cast in this meticulously...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:11 AM
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" is a crazy roller-coaster ride of a movie with the promise of future cult status.
The story masquerades as a parody of Eastern European culture and manners between the two world wars. But Wes Anderson's mile-a-minute plot...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:29 PM
(This article has been updated since its original posting. See note below.)
Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is going strong at the box office as the film's slow expansion — now 304 theaters in its third weekend of release — brought...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Ever since the moment in "Bottle Rocket" (1996) when Luke Wilson's character paused during a robbery of his own boyhood home to straighten a toy soldier on a bedroom shelf, writer-director Wes Anderson announced his intentions as an artist of serenely...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
Throughout “Odd Thomas,” friends and colleagues call the titular character (Anton Yelchin) odd, strange, weird, crazy and so forth. I get it. Move along.
One of the many problems with this uninspired blend of “...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
It's not easy for a fantasy franchise to nimbly establish an elaborate back story, but "Odd Thomas" pulls it off with breezy matter-of-factness in its opening scenes. The titular character, who goes by "Odd" (Anton Yelchin), is an average guy who can't...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday marked the abrupt end to an acclaimed career, but for audiences there will be much more of his performances to savor.
The prolific actor had recently shot a wide variety of work that will be seen at numerous...