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

Movie Reviews

  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'Captain Phillips,' Starring Tom Hanks And Directed By Paul Greengrass, Is a Proficient Thriller With a Sly Political Agenda

    The saga of Captain Richard Phillips, the Massachusetts seafarer kidnapped by four Somali pirates during a routine cargo ship gig in 2009, took place under media scrutiny and played out like a high seas suspense movie unfolding in real time. Plans for a feature-length adaptation were inevitable as s...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review 'Machete Kills' Starring Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Demian Bichir & Carlos Estevez

    Robert Rodriguez isn't one for false pleasantries: if you didn't like "Machete," you really won't think much of "Machete Kills," and he's okay with that. This sequel to the 2010 actioner seems to exist mostly for his hardcore base and as a favor for good friend Danny Trejo, who plays the pockmarked,...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'Clerks' Meets 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' With A Dungeons & Dragons Twist In The Fascinating 'Zero Charisma'

    Directors Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews' directorial debut (from Matthews' screenplay) centers on a highly unlikable character who has alienated himself from social responsibility -- and forces you to sympathize with him against all odds.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    13 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: James Franco's 'As I Lay Directing' (TRAILER)

    As the ever prolific James Franco's Cormac McCarthy adaptation "Child of God" continues to win strong reviews at NYFF (having premiered at Venice), his Cannes William Faulkner adaptation "As I Lay Dying" has a limited theatrical release October 11. Check out our review, below.

    Read More »
  • Press Play
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Kubrick in Reverse: The Earthly Pull of GRAVITY

    Far from being a mere homage to Kubrick's "2001," Cuarón's "Gravity" offers an ingenious and moving revision and critique of its predecessor, one that begins in the stars but returns us to our own earthly soil.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: James Franco's Ambitious Adaptation Of William Faulkner's 'As I Lay Dying'

    To be certain, James Franco has never been lacking in ambition. From the meta quasi-doc "Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)" to the Hart Crane biopic "The Broken Tower" to the kinky "Interior. Leather Bar." to the primate co-starring "The Ape," Franco has leapt into filmmakin...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    23 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Gravity', Jr. = 'Europa Report'

    Just saw Gravity (Warner Bros. Worldwide) in 3D at the Arclight Hollywood, having missed its Gala Premiere in Toronto where the line to see even the Press and Industry screening wound around corners on the street, up stairs and around the theater interior like a snake. So glad to have seen it in th...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review and Roundup: Critics Love 'Gloria,' Chile's Must-See Foreign-Language Oscar Contender

    A review and roundup of "Gloria," Chile's entry for the Foreign-Language Oscar, directed by Sebastian Lelio and starring Paulina Garcia in the title role.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    14 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Alicia Keys-Scored 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' Is Earnest, Sweet and Aimless

    Director George Tillman Jr.'s filmography includes star-studded studio projects like "Men of Honor" and "Notorious," but you wouldn't guess it from the ultra-sincere "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," an earnest tale of two lower class kids spending the summer on their own in the Brooklyn p...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Filmmakers You Should Know: Transmedia Storyteller Katerina Cizek Has Just Outdone Herself, with Help from the New York Times

    As transmedia has come and gone as a buzz word and various other words have come to take its place (will we agree on "Interactive storytelling"?), two things remain certain: The National Film Board of Canada has devoted the most resources, time, and energy to ensuring this mode of storytelling evol...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2016Oscar Predictions 2016 UPDATEThompson on Hollywood
  • Black MassWatch: Johnny Depp Is A Ruthless Gangster ...The Playlist
  • Watch Episode 3 of Season Two of Relationship ...Shadow and Act
  • With 'Another Period,' Comedy Central ...Women and Hollywood
  • Netflix's Oscar Hopeful 'Beasts of No ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch: Lars von Trier Is the Filmmaker ...Press Play
  • The Road WarriorNew Beverly Reveals a Very Tarantino ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • "True Detective" Season 2 Episode 3 Vince VaughnWill 'True Detective' Revive Vince Vaughn? ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • 6 YearsWatch: New Trailer For Hannah Fidell’s ...The Playlist
  • "Secret in Their Eyes" Character PosterRelease Date for 'Secret in Their Eyes' ...Shadow and Act
  • Read Martin Scorsese's Column on His ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Troubled Western 'Jane Got a Gun' Rescued ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • CountingReview: Jem Cohen's Non-Narrative Documentary ...The Playlist
  • The Kindergarten TeacherReview: 'Policeman' Director Nadav Lapid's ...The Playlist
  • SynchronicityFantasia Review: Well-Crafted, Entertaining ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us