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

Movie Reviews

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    'Holy Motors' Trailer, Review ("bonkers, delirious, pretentious"); Carax Q & A (VIDEO)

    Indomina has released an exhilarating U.S. trailer for Leos Carax's "Holy Motors," which debuted on the fest circuit last May in Cannes (where it did not score a prize) and wound up playing Fantastic Fest as well as New York, which tells you something. Matt Mueller's review calls the film "bonkers" ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    LFF Review: Richard Dormer Shines In Touching & Uplifting Punk Rock Terri Hooley Biopic 'Good Vibrations'

    We’re introduced to Terry Hooley (Richard Dormer) when he’s just five years old, playing in the front garden of his Belfast home. When one of the other children he has been arguing with slingshots a stone at his face, Terry becomes Terri – with one i.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    8

    Review: Prieto Remakes Refn's 'Pusher'

    Luis Prieto’s remake of "Pusher" is of interest because Nicolas Winding Refn's original offers such promising source material. But even with Refn's blessing, Prieto makes plenty of his own mistakes, delivering a stylish but perfunctory copy of his predecessor.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Weekend Preview: Awards Contender 'The Sessions,' Tyler Perry's Rotten 'Alex Cross'

    This weekend, you can see Tyler Perry's attempt at movie-stardom (sans the Medea drag getup) in "Alex Cross," which is being slaughtered by critics...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    16

    Immersed in Movies: 'Skyfall' Is Both Homecoming and Breakthrough

    James Bond has always been about looking forward and back at the same time, but never more so than in "Skyfall," which is both a homecoming and a breakthrough for the 50th anniversary. In fact, it's all about exploring the old and the new. That's the central metaphor; it's embedded in every ambiguou...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    LFF Review: Rolling Stones Doc 'Crossfire Hurricane' Is Little More Than A Familiar Nostalgia Trip

    There’s been the little-seen “Charlie Is My Darling” and “Cocksucker Blues,” Jean-Luc Godard’s “Sympathy for the Devil,” 1970’s Altamont-focused “Gimme Shelter,” Julien Temple’s “Stones at the Max” and Martin Scorsese’s “Shine a Light,” and that’s just scratching the surface when it comes to documen...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    16

    Critic's Notebook: How to Find the Brilliance in Harris Savides' Career, From 'Gerry' to Cindy Crawford Videos

    Cinematographer Harris Savides died last Tuesday at 55, but the news made it to the internet two days later. For the five hours during which I felt personally aggrieved, I tried to figure out why I'd been so upset by it.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    7

    Review: 'Paranormal Activity 4' Makes A Compelling Argument For The Series' Swift Cancellation

    A new "Paranormal Activity" movie coming out has now become a season tradition, like bobbing for apples, carving pumpkins, or wearing itchy sweaters. The first "Paranormal Activity" was a no budget chiller made in 2007 but not released theatrically until 2009, almost as an afterthought, even though,...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    The Sessions—movie review

    John Hawkes has emerged as one of the finest chameleon-like character actors of our time, in films like 'Winter’s Bone', 'Martha Marcy May Marlene', and 'Higher Ground.' With his performance in 'The Sessions' he reaches a new plateau, transforming himself into the wry, self-deprecating journalist Ma...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    1 comment
    tweet
    10

    Under The Radar: Little Red Wagon

    This heartfelt movie is based on the true story of an 8-year-old boy who set out to help homeless children and wound up spearheading a full-blown crusade. Director David Anspaugh and screenwriter Patrick Sheane Duncan are nothing if not sincere, and tell their story in an appealing, straightforward ...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2016Oscar Predictions 2016 Thompson on Hollywood
  • Review: In Oscar-Nominated “Tangerines” ...SydneysBuzz
  • Bring Back The Inspired Lunacy of 'Jeffery .../Bent
  • 6th Annual International Film Finance ...SydneysBuzz
  • Age of AdalineFriday Box Office: 'Adaline' Bumps 'Furious' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Men Go To BattleTribeca Review: Zachary Treitz ‘s ‘Men ...The Playlist
  • BOOK REVIEW: “Milt Gross’ New York”Animation Scoop
  • Watch: Luther - President Obama's Anger ...Shadow and Act
  • Age of AdalineTop 10 Takeaways: 'Furious 7' Hits $320 ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Daily Reads: How Franchise Sequels Became ...Criticwire
  • Hot Docs 2015 Women Directors: Meet ...Women and Hollywood
  • Pray for the "Third Coming" in Poster ...Shadow and Act
  • Game Of ThronesRecap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, Episode ...The Playlist
  • GLAAD To Honor Kelly Ripa /Bent
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, First Look: Kodi Smit-McPhee As Nightcrawler ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us