“A Thousand Words” was filmed four years ago, when George W. Bush was President and a joke about the massive popularity of Hannah Montana was timely. Four years later, it is being not so much released as exorcised as Dreamworks […]
“Brave” is Pixar’s first film with a female lead character. She is a medieval Scottish princess named Meridia, with the voice of Kelly Macdonald of “Boardwalk Empire” and “No Country for Old Men.” The current issue of Time has a […]
Kevin Kline, Diane Keaton, and Richard Jenkins star in the upcoming “Darling Companion,” about a lost dog, coming in April.
I’m really looking forward to Arthur Christmas, the latest stop-motion animated film from the folks behind “Wallace and Gromit” and “Flushed Away.” This one features the voices of Hugh Laurie (“House”), Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, and James McAvoy in the […]
My friend and fellow critic Kevin McCarthy has a blog post about a woman who filed a lawsuit accusing the “Drive” trailer of false advertising. She claims the studio, FilmDistrict, misled her into thinking that it would be a car […]
I am so excited about this new movie about a gospel choir led by Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton! It co-stars one of my favorite young actresses, Keke Palmer of Akeelah and the Bee. Can’t wait!
What happens when a rock star whose music and lifestyle are based on anarchy and living for the moment becomes a dad? That’s the subject of this documentary that presents a slightly more extreme form of what every parent discovers.
Louis Sarno was from New Jersey, but he fell in love with the music of the pygmy people of Central Africa. He went there in the mid-1980’s to record their music and returned because he fell in love with their […]
This looks like a perfect holiday release. I love the idea of 20 seconds of insane courage!