‘Zero Dark Thirty’ an intense, thoughtful film
Although “Zero Dark Thirty” is set in a war zone and culminates in an intense 25-minute raid on bin Laden’s compound, this is not a traditional war or spy movie.
“Killing Them Softly” puts the blame on Bush
“Killing Them Softly” is a film about the ugly underworld of organized crime. But it tries to be a whole lot more. Set against the 2008 financial meltdown and presidential election, it suggests a metaphoric connection between government and organized | Read More »
Lincoln: A cautionary tale that tries to be important
Video: Steven Spielberg’s ambitious portrayal of Abraham Lincoln tries to peer deeply into the man who has the 16th president.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen: Learning to swim upstream
Movie Review: A delightful Indie film featuring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked that uses a whimsical story about bringing fish to the desert to highlight the challenge of swimming against the tide.
Movie Review: Hunger Games
The blockbuster book series comes to the big screen this weekend.
Film review: The Lorax
It’s no secret that Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) leaned a little to the left.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Review: An impressive tribute to the books and films of the ’60s and ’70s.
Not just a 9/11 flick
To say that “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” is about 9/11 is akin to saying that Moby-Dick is about a whale.
‘The Artist’ is a work of art
Don’t let the fact that ‘The Artist’ is a silent film stop you from seeing it. It is truly one of the best films of the year…
Sad and confused
“The Iron Lady” is simply a vehicle for Meryl Streep to demonstrate her considerable skill at mimicry.