Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Movie Reviews

  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Recap: 'The Newsroom,' Season 2, Episode 6 'One Step Too Many'

    Yes, I know — I missed an episode last week. A dual combo of screeners not arriving in time and a brief vacation keeping me away from the television led to that one getting missed out on, but really, not much happened in season two's fifth episode "Will McAvoy's News Night." Oddly enough, for such a...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Recap: 'Breaking Bad,' Season 5, Episode 10 'Buried'

    "I am the danger," Walter White chillingly intoned in season four's "Cornered," but with dynamics having severely shifted since, Heisenberg may not be the most unpredictable wildcard in the show, or that Hank (Dean Norris) now faces. Racing down to the final episode, once again "Breaking Bad" is fir...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    How Diversity Makes Difficult Movies Stand Out: Wrapping the Locarno Film Festival 2013

    Leave it to the Europeans to sprinkle prestige onto an already beloved movie. “Short Term 12” was an indie darling on the festival circuit before it went to Europe, winning the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival and gaining acclaim at other events around the country ahead of its release late...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    The Guardian's The Observer Names Mark Kermode New Film Critic as Philip French Retires

    Writer and broadcaster Mark Kermode will become The Observer's new resident film critic next month. Kermode, 50, will replace critic Philip French, who is retiring at the beginning of September shortly after his 80th birthday, having written for London daily The Guardian's sister weekly Sunday newsp...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    The Patience Stone

    We’ve seen many facets of life in war-torn Middle Eastern countries, but none quite like the intimate depiction of a young woman’s existence in "The Patience Stone."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Review: Art World Documentary & Love Story 'Cutie And The Boxer'

    Love is complicated, this much we know is true. But love is even more complicated, as Zachary Heinzerling’s brilliant new documentary “Cutie and the Boxer” illustrates, when the regular mechanics of romance (co-dependency, support, a nearly psychic transference of ideas and emotions) are housed with...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    Lee Daniels' The Butler

    The finely-tuned performances by Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey seal the deal, enriching the movie beyond the mere words in Danny Strong’s wide-ranging screenplay.

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Shinji Aoyama on Japanese Film and Why 'Oblivion' Should Be in the Art House

    When I was on my way to attend a round table conversation at the 66th Locarno Film Festival between two Japanese directors, Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Real) and Shinji Aoyama (Tomogui/The Backwater), my intention was to hear the makers talk about their creations. I saw Aoyama's The Backwater on the 14th and ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    33 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Criticwire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Not Only the Young: 'Gloria' and 'Mr. Morgan's Last Love' Offer Different Takes on Late-Life Love Stories

    In recent years, there has been an increase in the amount of films that focus on romance for the middle age. Films such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Something's Gotta Give, and It's Complicated serve as comedic offerings on the subject, often poking fun at elements concerning old age. As drama...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Novelist Louise Erdrich to be Honored ...Women and Hollywood
  • Russell Simmons Is Developing a Broadway-Bound ...Shadow and Act
  • Sarah Polley, Amy Pascal to Team Up ...Women and Hollywood
  • Directors: Sarah Polley Penning 'Little ...The Playlist
  • LatinoBuzz: Mexican Film Wins Top Prizes ...SydneysBuzz
  • TangerinesWatch: Trailer For Oscar Nominated 'Tangerines' ...The Playlist
  • Daily Reads: White Privilege in 'Broad ...Criticwire
  • The Monuments MenGeorge Clooney, Amy Poehler, Miley Cyrus ...The Playlist
  • Europa Distribution Launches Partnership ...SydneysBuzz
  • Hill Harper Books Co-Starring Role in ...Shadow and Act
  • SpringExclusive: Listen To A Score Cut From ...The Playlist
  • Paper TownsWatch: First Trailer For YA Romantic ...The Playlist
  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Premiere, ...Criticwire
  • Alex Garland Says "Keep Your Money" ...The Playlist
  • Matthew McConaughey And Jimmy KimmelWatch: Matthew McConaughey & Jimmy Kimmel's ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us