| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 12:48 PM
It made less of a box-office splash than hoped for, but the reteaming of Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz (years after "Vanilla Sky") includes solid action sequences, including a terrific opening aboard an airplane.
That's where Diaz's character first...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:49 PM
It was hard to pick a list of 10 best movies in 2010, as it was a really bad year. It was a lot easier this year and I liked so many movies, I thought I’d cheat a little. It’s 2011, why not pick the Top 11 of 2011?
I put a few foreign films...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
Somehow Hal Jordan (Ryan “Sexiest Man Alive” Reynolds) has become a renowned fighter pilot despite being a habitual quitter or something—the movie doesn't show him quitting but does say fear once caused him to break...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and other superheroes have flown across so many movie screens in recent years that it's enough to give an air traffic controller a headache. The latest such do-gooder, "Green Lantern," does not even fly as high as a...
| Oct 24, 2011
When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different.
“There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:07 AM
It was a big summer for superheroes, and even though this DC Comics adaptation wasn't the best-reviewed of those movies, director Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale") provides genre fans a lot of fantastic sights to look at.
Ryan Reynolds trades on his...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:31 PM
"Robot and Frank" may be the first buddy movie between a robot and a senior citizen.
Frank (Frank Langella) has increasing memory lapses, and his son (James Marsden) is worn out driving hundreds of miles each week to clean up after him. He buys his dad...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Read the following paragraph in that deep voice-over you hear in movie trailers: In the not so distant future, when robots have taken over the old-folks home…
In this charming little sci-fi, buddy comedy meets indi film, we meet a guy named Frank....
| Mar 24, 2011
Kate Winslet is behind a book, The Golden Hat, designed to raise awareness about autism; it's coming in November....