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Cameron Crowe, whose teenage adventures covering groups like The Allman Brothers and The Eagles for Rolling Stone inspired Almost Famous, has a new behind-the-scenes rock music drama, this time a Showtime series called “Roadies,” starring Luke Wilson, Carla Gugino, Imogen […]

Writer/director Cameron Crowe presents us with an attractive and talented but messy and compromised hero in “Aloha,” and asks us to root for him. The problem is that the film itself is attractive, talent-filled, messy, and compromised, and harder to […]

I love Cameron Crowe movies, and this looks like one of the best.

This is a good, old-fashioned family movie grounded in Matt Damon’s best-ever performance, inspired by the real-life story of a young widower who, without knowing a lot about animals or running a business, impulsively decided to buy a zoo. Benjamin […]

The new Cameron Crowe movie starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson is based on a true story about a real family that bought a real zoo. Damon’s character is based on author Benjamin Mee (shown here with Damon), who wrote […]

Check out the wonderful Jonsi soundtrack for one of this season’s best family movies, Cameron Crowe’s “We Bought a Zoo” with Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson.

It’s the movie Entertainment Weekly called the greatest romance of the past 25 years.  Boom boxes have come and gone, but the iconic image of John Cusack holding his over his head so that Ione Skye can hear their song […]