Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Movie Reviews

  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    4
  • The Playlist
    19 comments
    tweet
    7
  • Eric Kohn
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Before You Say "Fuck 'Twilight,'" Wait. Seriously, "Breaking Dawn" Is Sort of Good.

    I'm not about to make any sweeping claims about the aesthetic mastery of the fourth entry in the "The Twilight Saga," clumsily subtitled "Breaking Dawn Part 1," and unquestionably conceived with the same glossy and thematically conservative mindset that made the books into a ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    8

    Review: 'Happy Feet 2'

    There is some precedence for being genuinely excited about "Happy Feet Two" (yes, the number is spelled out). For one, the original film, 2006's "Happy Feet," was more slyly subversive than a movie about tap-dancing penguins has any right to be, with a strong thematic undercu...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    For "Largo Winch," Being an Action Hero is a Chore

    In action movies, speed, surprise, the clash of fists or the wisp of a bullet's path can transcend the need for narrative; sometimes, the cinema of distraction adds up to a satisfying whole. That's not the case in "The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch," an adaptation of the 1970's Be...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    3
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3
  • Leonard Maltin
    8 comments
    tweet
    15

    The Descendants

    Watching a film as mature, moving, original and unpredictable as ‘The Descendants’ renews my faith in American movies, and reaffirms Alexander Payne’s status as one of our most gifted storytellers. He has also bestowed the gift of an exceptional role on George Clooney, who gives th...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    15

    Meryl Streep: Political Biopic of an "Old Lady" Will be a Hard Sell at the Box Office

    Evening Standard writer Liz Hoggard reports about a dinner she was invited to at the home of The Iron Lady director Phyllida Lloyd to talk about film with several other female writers along with Meryl Streep and screenwriter, Abi Morgan. 

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    George Clooney In Alexander Payne's Brilliant, Touching "Descendants"

    Watch George Clooney as he runs around a corner in The Descendants,  shot from a distance. If he had a little more weight he might waddle, but that flat-footed run  -- in boat shoes and shorts and a golf  shirt - is enough. This is the way a middle-aged guy moves, and the charact...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Joe, Nicolas CageThe Films Of Nicolas Cage: A Retros ...The Playlist
  • Review: Chris Eska's Meditative, Slow-Burn ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Review of Freida Mock's Anita: The Story ...Women and Hollywood
  • Shifting The Conversation On Black Cinema ...Shadow and Act
  • Women Comprise Majority of WGA's 2014 ...Women and Hollywood
  • Under The SkinWatch: Jonathan Glazer Keeps It Alien ...The Playlist
  • 'Otelo Burning' Director Sara Blecher ...Shadow and Act
  • REVIEW: Why 'Unicorns' Fest Discovery ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda to Reunite ...Women and Hollywood
  • Rithy Panh Talks Oscar-Nominated 'The ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Trailer Watch: Angelina Jolie Sprouts ...Women and Hollywood
  • Noah, Logan LermanWatch: Animals Flock To The Ark In New ...The Playlist
  • Sundance Institute & TED Now Accepting ...Shadow and Act
  • Lena Dunham and Marc Maron's 5 Tips .../Bent
  • YouthExclusive: Clip From New Directors/New ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us