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

Movie Reviews

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: 2012's Best On Netflix, WGA's Top Shows of All Time, 'Hannibal' and More

    It was a week low on film news and heavy on television as the independent film world largely seemed to take a break for recoupment following last week's closing of the Cannes Film Festival. The Writer's Guild of America announced their choices for the 101 best written television shows of all time, w...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'Wish You Were Here' Starring Joel Edgerton & Teresa Palmer

    Although its title implies either a whimsical journey of self-discovery or an ironic riposte to the vacation from hell, the story of “Wish You Were Here” is, in either context, a disappointingly pedestrian experience. The story of a husband and father trying to return to his normal life after a vaca...

    Read More »
  • Leonard Maltin
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Much Ado About Nothing

    As if there weren’t enough to admire about Joss Whedon already, he’s decided to follow up the ultimate comic book superhero movie ("The Avengers") with a lively, original reimagining of William Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing."

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Don't Miss Feminist Music Doc '20 Feet from Stardom'

    The irresistible, affecting, crowd-pleasing "20 Feet from Stardom," about largely anonymous and prodigiously talented backup singers, premiered at Sundance in January, where it was nominated for both the Grand Jury Prize in documentary and the editing award, and was acquired by Weinstein Co. boutiqu...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    'Precious' Author Geoffrey Fletcher Talks Eccentric Girl-Assassin Debut 'Violet & Daisy,' Starring Ronan and Bledel

    “Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire” was Geoffrey Fletcher’s first professionally produced script. “The irony,” he said back in 2009, “is that I feel like I’m a veteran at the same time.” After all, he was directing homemade, stop-motion thrillers -- starring his toys -- when he was 14. A...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Weekend Preview: Delightful 'Much Ado About Nothing,' Unfunny 'Internship' and More

    Joss Whedon's jazzy, black-and-white version of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" is going down smooth as silk with reviewers. The film, which Whedon shot at his Santa Monica home in a 12-day period before "Avengers" post-production began, is easily the critical winner for the weekend.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    0

    Here Are the New Indies (Hopefully) Playing In a Theater Near You: 'Much Ado About Nothing,' 'Violet & Daisy' and More

    The lull in Hollywood summer tentpoles opening this weekend means now's great time to catch an indie. With the much anticipated new take on "Much Ado About Nothing" that Joss Whedon shot at his own home over 12 days, the first adaptation of a Judy Blume novel, and two teens gone wild in "Violet & Da...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie' Charts the Rise and Fall of One of TV's Most Controversial Figures

    When he was a teenager in Edison, N.J., Daniel Miller’s friends used to pile into cars and go to tapings of the incendiary “Morton Downey Jr. Show,” reporting back on developments “to our utter glee.” Miller never went himself, but he was a regular viewer of the seminal trash-TV talk show host and n...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: Marijuana Legalization Doc 'Evergreen' Lights Up Seattle Crowd

    At the premiere, massive applause and cheers greeted virtually every emphatic statement in favor of the measure. A curious herbal scene was detectable in the aisles. For the moment, "Evergreen" was a victory lap.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    24 comments
    tweet
    0

    Review: 'World War Z' Starring Brad Pitt

    "World War Z" was always going to be a difficult nut to crack. The book of the same name, by son-of-Mel Max Brooks, was a bestseller a few years back, and a somewhat atypical one; a brainy, grim faux oral history of a zombie apocalypse that wiped out most of the world's population. It made enough of...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2016Oscar Predictions 2016 UPDATEThompson on Hollywood
  • METAMERICANA: Watch: 'Dawn of the Planet ...Press Play
  • Heaven Knows WhatSleeper of the Week: 'Heaven Knows ...Criticwire
  • Review: The Bizarro Narrative Of 'Alleluia' ...The Playlist
  • Weekly Update for June 5: Women Centric, ...Women and Hollywood
  • 'Spy' Reviews: An Ace Crew Pulls Off ...Criticwire
  • EntourageBro, Get Hype: All The Songs In ‘Entourage’ ...The Playlist
  • Jackie & RyanWatch: Katherine Heigl Finds Passion ...The Playlist
  • Damián Szifron‘Wild Tales’ Helmer Damian Szifron To ...The Playlist
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino Discusses Casting ...Women and Hollywood
  • Love And MercyArthouse Audit: 'Love & Mercy' Opens ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch: Who Says Pixar Characters Have ...Press Play
  • Weekend B.O. June 5-7 (The Cold Light ...Shadow and Act
  • Jews in the News: Russian Film 'Chagall-Malevich' ...SydneysBuzz
  • Watch: What's the Difference Between ...Press Play

Latest Tweets


Follow us