Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "A bland war picture that's only going to be of interest to fans of its three leads."
Reviewed by David Johnson Quote: "Dispatch a pile of morons to get kicked around, dispatch a rubber monster to get shot with laser blasts, dispatch a huge version of the rubber monster to eventually get shot with more laser blasts."
Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "A charming good time with fine performances."
Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "The Wolverine comes a lot closer to capturing the true nature of its iconic central character than the abysmal X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
Reviewed by James A. Stewart Quote: "This is the surreal, artificial, talky, ambiguous foreign film you've heard about -- probably in jokes and parodies."
With Run The Series, A.A. Dowd examines film franchises, studying how they change and evolve with each new installment. Fair warning: Spoilers are inevitable. Long before Chris Hardwick hosted TV shows, Rivers Cuomo set X-Men references to power chords, and your dad knew everything about computers, “nerd” was still a four-letter word. Show More Summary
“Some of this actually happened,” swears American Hustle, right at the onset, in the place where most movies “based on a true story”—no matter how loosely—are advertising as much. This five-word disclaimer, maybe the most honest moment in a film about constant dishonesty, does more than just prepare the audience for dramatic liberties. Show More Summary
Early in his career, Errol Morris made documentary portraits of ordinary Americans—grieving pet owners, Texas convicts, the residents of a small Florida town—and made them extraordinary by simply asking the right questions and letting them reveal themselves. Show More Summary
This Christmas, Disney buys itself the gift of historical revisionism with Saving Mr. Banks, an extremely rose-colored portrait of the relationship between Walt Disney and British novelist P.L. Travers. As the story goes, Disney spent more than 20 years hounding Travers for the rights to her most famous character, the magical nanny Mary Poppins. Show More Summary
Neil LaBute has always been a playwright who dabbles in film, but in the past he’s made at least a token effort to disguise his movies’ theatrical nature. With Some Velvet Morning, however, he’s given up trying. Though it doesn’t appear...Show More Summary
Since making an ill-fated attempt at Hollywood with 2002’s Killing Me Softly, Chen Kaige has slipped further and further out of relevance. Now even his elegant sense of style—the one thing keeping later efforts like Forever Enthralled afloat—seems to be slipping away. Show More Summary
The subject of The Crash Reel is freestyle snowboarding, a sport that thrives on raising its own stakes. Half-pipes that might have been eight feet tall in the early years of competition have been overtaken by “superpipes” with walls 22 feet high, and snowboarders use them to launch ever more ambitious and life-threatening tricks. Show More Summary
There’s nothing like a fire-breathing dragon to inject some heat back into a franchise gone lukewarm. In The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, the second of three very long movies Peter Jackson has managed to squeeze out of one fairly short book, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) finally encounters the mighty reptilian menace of the title. Show More Summary
In Hours, a New Orleans man (the late Paul Walker) must ride out Hurricane Katrina in a blacked-out hospital while simultaneously keeping his newborn daughter’s respirator running. The long wait for help to arrive is broken up into smaller...Show More Summary
A few days ago I had a chance to sit down and talk to Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and director David O. Russell about the upcoming film “American Hustle,” which opens on December 13, 2013. The fictional film … Continue reading ? The post Video Interview: Talking ‘American Hustle’ With The Cast appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
The Weinsteins don’t mess around when it comes to Oscars season. Apparently, they don’t mess around when it comes to their bottom line either. The brothers filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros/ New Line Cinema today, demanding a share...Show More Summary
Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures have launched InterstellarMovie.com, the official website for The Dark Knight Trilogy director Christopher Nolan's upcoming sci-fi adventure Interstellar. Click on the image above for a larger...Show More Summary
Some people called me over-zealous in my frame-by-framing of the Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer, but oh! how they will rue the day they underestimated the hidden easter eggs of trailers in the digital age. Some intrepid person even more obsessive … Continue reading ? The post Amazing Spider-Man 2 Secret URL Hidden in Trailer appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
Yep, we're the ones posting an entire news story about a logo for a movie. But this is for a movie we might just call our most anticipated movie in the works at the moment. So, why not. Plus it looks pretty damn cool. With the firstShow More Summary
Briefly: That image above is the first real thing we’ve got to represent Christopher Nolan‘s new film Interstellar. With the trailer coming soon (in front of The Hobbit, we’re told) you can bet we’ll have a lot more soon. But for now you can watch the official website, or subscribe to the Facebook or Twitter […]