Farmiga and Andy Garcia give it their all but can't keep this movie afloat.
Summer 2013 was a strong season for that oft-maligned genre, the romantic comedy. Excellent films like The Spectacular Now and Drinking Buddies for the most part avoided rom-com cliches, and reinventions like Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing made timeless story lines seem fresh. Still other on-s ... More >>
Going down stairs, around corners, and through splintery old doorways.
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Critics elaborate on their votes, their favorite movie moments of the year and OK OK WE GET IT YOU LIKE MARGARET
The actress bares her soul to me.
The Emmy nominations came out today, but my mind is stuck on the Oscars and how there will be no shortage of leading actress contenders to pick from in 2011. Not only is Meryl Streep donning prosthetics and an accent again, this time as moxieish Margaret Thatcher, but we have the following o ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
From fly on the wall to cog in the machine
Crime, power, and poverty in the Ozarks
In another February 2 ritual, the 2010 Oscar Nominees were announced this morning. The Best Picture list, expanded to ten nominees this year, are: An Education Avatar The Blind Side District 9 The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire A Serious Man Up U ... More >>
94 critics voted. The results are in.
Hot on the heels of the big critics' awards and the Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild has unveiled its annual award nominations for films and television. SAG has been handing these out for 16 years, but only in the past few years has awards fever caused non-professionals to pa ... More >>
Movie awards fever proceeds apace with the Golden Globes nominations. The once-derided Hollywood Foreign Press Association prizes are now considered legit and a predictor of Oscar behavior, so the Best Motion Picture - Drama nominees -- NY/LA Critics' laureate The Hurt Locker , along with Ava ... More >>
Getting fired sux, but Jason Reitman says u will b OK l8r
You read it here first! (Whatever it is.)
As per usual, the Globes went for any movie personality who's famous (Brangelina, Tom Cruise, etc.) and with only a few exceptions dissed actual actors who aren't enormous stars. Uninvited from the buffet table were such underpublicized critical darlings as:
Skirting perversity, alas
Gina Kim's feature is florid but acute, with lots of boning
Kick yourself for not seeing these films
Rich New Yorkers raise a monster. Let this be a warning to you.
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Jude Law gets his urban renewal on in Anthony Minghella's dramatic dud
Martin Scorsese, hero of the Hong Kong New Wave, returns the compliment
Sundance '04: A growth industry, but Biskind's tell-all both thrills and chills the indie set