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

Movie Reviews

  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    20

    Critic's Notebook: From 'Battleship' to 'G.I. Joe,' Hasbro Continues to Dominate Hollywood. Will Better Movies Ever Make a Comeback?

    Toy and game manufacturer Hasbro has become a major Hollywood player. Hasbro. You may have thought at one point or another that the Hollywood bar couldn’t get any lower. Then this.

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    3 comments
    tweet
    7

    Magic Mike—movie review

    All the women I know are hot to see this movie. So were the women who packed the screening I attended, and they made their feelings known during the opening strip-club number—just like the adoring women onscreen. Then the story kicked in and everything changed.

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    4 comments
    tweet
    3

    People Like Us—movie review

    Alex Kurtzman has an imposing list of writing and producing credits, mostly with his partner Roberto Orci, including such commercial hits as the 'Transformers' movies, the reboot of 'Star Trek', and 'Mission: Impossible III'… but for his directing debut (written with Orci and Jody Lambert) he has ch...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    L.A. Film Fest Review: 'Beauty Is Embarrassing' Is A Laugh Out Loud Portrait Of The Wild & Wacky Wayne White

    “Beauty is Embarrassing” is such a warm, laugh out loud charmer of a documentary thanks entirely to its subject, the wild and wonderful Wayne White, that it leaves you wondering, just where has this delightful man been all this time? And that’s the question “Beauty is Embarrassing” posits too -- ser...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Weekend Preview: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' is Essential Viewing; Don't Judge 'Magic Mike' by its Package

    If you only see one movie this weekend, make sure it's Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which we'll all be talking about until Oscar night 2013 and beyond. This is the kind of film that makes you believe in magic; heartbreaking, one-of-a-kind and debuting force-of-nature Quvenzhané Wall...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    4 comments
    tweet
    10

    Stoneface

    I’m wary of plays that deal with historic movie figures or incidents. If they’re overly glib, or play fast-and-loose with the facts, I lose patience pretty fast. I didn’t feel that way about Vanessa Claire Stewart’s 'Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton', which has been held over a...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    3

    Review: Seth MacFarlane's Foul-Mouthed & Hilarious 'Ted' Can't Hide Its Narrative Problems

    The comedic formula practiced, developed and recycled by animation creator Seth MacFarlane on his collection of wildly popular animated shows (“Family Guy,” “American Dad!” and “The Cleveland Show”), is to tell a fairly standard, often hackneyed, sitcom-worthy story, embellish it with omg! "taboo" p...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    19

    L.A. Film Fest Review: 'La Camioneta' Provides An Intimate And Hopeful Look At Modern Migration

    The Guatemalan documentary “La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus,” from American director Mark Kendall, sheds light on a little known connection between the United States and Central America. After discovering that most of Guatemala’s public transportation buses – known as camionetas...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    6

    Rotten Tomatoes' Matt Atchity Takes on Critics and Movie Tastemaking

    In MediaBistro's recent "So What Do You Do?" interview with Rotten Tomatoes' editor-in-chief Matt Atchity, he weighs in on the state of film criticism, the discrepancy between critics and the public, and the "pitfall" of journalists being too "indie-focused." Come again?

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    6 comments
    tweet
    10

    2012 ABFF Review: 'Elza' - Touching Tale On Caribbean's Complex Racial Prejudices, Family & Forgiveness

    ELZA (Le Bonheur d’Elza “Elza’s Happiness”), the first narrative film by Mariette Montpierre and the first directing effort ever by a Guadeloupean, was inspired by Montpierre’s personal accounts of searching for her biological father back in her native West Indies.

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Screen Talk: 2015 Cannes Predictions, ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Vittorio Storaro ColorWatch: Explore Master Cinematographer ...The Playlist
  • Transformers: Age of ExtinctionParamount Assembling Brain Trust To ...The Playlist
  • Steve McQueen Will Co-Write Film Adaptation ...Shadow and Act
  • Watch Trailer for New Coming of Age ...Shadow and Act
  • Get Hard-Will Ferrell Kevin HartWill Ferrell and Kevin Hart Work Hard ...Leonard Maltin
  • 'Get Hard': Racist and Homophobic, or ...Criticwire
  • Terminator Genisys Watch: There's A Storm Coming In The ...The Playlist
  • TONIGHT: Stellar British Drama-Thriller ...Shadow and Act
  • TONIGHT: Powerful Doc 'Black Panther ...Shadow and Act
  • Arthouse Audit: Baumbach's 'While We're ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch: What Makes GHOSTBUSTERS a Classic? ...Press Play
  • Spectre PosterWatch: James Bond Is Back In First Trailer ...The Playlist
  • Weekend B.O. March 27-29 (Still Good ...Shadow and Act
  • Box Office Top Ten Takeaways: Why 'Home' ...Thompson on Hollywood

Latest Tweets


Follow us