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

Movie Reviews

  • The Playlist
    13 comments
    tweet

    Review: Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’ Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen & Samuel L. Jackson

    Wook’s 2003 original, and also one reason from many why an American adaptation should have remained a “what-if” scenario. At least Lee occasionally knows which battles to pick: when an eight-armed mollusk does appear—clung to the side of a water tank in a dingy Chinese restaurant—it stays there. As ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet

    Review: Spike Lee's Bloody, Eccentric 'Oldboy' Remake Is His Most Entertaining Movie Since 'Inside Man'

    Lee has characterized his take on the material as a "reinterpretation" rather than a remake, although it might be more aptly described as a remix -- like a Spike Lee join slammed head-first into a Park Chan-wook one.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet

    Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Friday)

    Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Friday)

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet

    Is Nelson Mandela Overrated? New Documentary 'A Letter to Nelson Mandela' Makes the Case

    With Nelson Mandela apparently at death's door and the biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" revving up for Oscar season with a recent White House screening, widespread veneration for South Africa's iconic leader has arguably never been higher. So Khalo Matabane's diary-like documentary "A Letter t...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    19 comments
    tweet

    Review: 'Homefront' Starring Jason Statham, James Franco, Kate Bosworth And Winona Ryder

    The craft of the B-picture has been lost. It’s been lost in a sea of audiences trained by awards shows and armchair critics to thumb their nose at straight action films, the kind of entertainment that used to be the audience’s bread-and-butter. It used to mean that you threw cash at the screen to ma...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    13 comments
    tweet

    Ahab Hoberman Throws His Latest Barb at the Coen Brothers

    J. Hoberman is one of the finest working critics, but when it comes to Joel and Ethan Coen, he's too mad to see straight.

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    3 comments
    tweet

    How Do You Turn Someone On To Classic Film?

    Tips on converting newbies from the Self-Styled Siren and her posse.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    5 comments
    tweet

    Book Review: 'A Life of Barbara Stanwyck,' at 1000 Pages, Builds a Living Thing

    “A Life of Barbara Stanwyck” by Victoria Wilson ends abruptly in 1940. Still ahead are “The Lady Eve” and “Ball of Fire,” “Meet John Doe” and “Double Indemnity,” not to mention more than 40 other movies and four years as the matriarch of a sprawling 19th century ranch on the television series, “The...

    Read More »
  • SydneysBuzz
    2 comments
    tweet

    ‘Sugar’ A Great Film About Homeless Youth in Venice, California

    What happens to kids when they don’t have parents who support them, to bring them on casting calls, or soccer practice, or ballet lessons, who make sure their homework gets done and are eating healthy?

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet

    Why Lamb Of God Documentary 'As the Palaces Burn' Isn't Just For Metalheads

    "As the Palaces Burn" foregrounds deep-seated anguish and finds the tenderness at its core.

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • 'The Idol' Director Hany Abu-Assad on ...SydneysBuzz
  • The Comcast-DreamWorks Deal is About ...Animation Scoop
  • The RevenantContest: Win 'The Revenant' Prize Pack ...The Playlist
  • Hany Abu-Assad’s 'The Idol' Opening ...SydneysBuzz
  • Cannes'16: Report on Gender Equality ...SydneysBuzz
  • 6 Latin American Projects Selected for ...SydneysBuzz
  • A Lot of People Are Comparing Beyoncé's ...Criticwire
  • Dortmund|Cologne International Women's ...SydneysBuzz
  • We've MovedATTN: WE'VE MOVED!! Access Shadow and ...Shadow and Act
  • Aquaman, James WaanJames Wan’s ‘Aquaman’ Movie May Be In ...The Playlist
  • Tony Winner Patina Miller Makes Magic in 'Pippin' on BroadwayTony Winner Patina Miller Joins 'Mercy ...Shadow and Act
  • James McAvoy, John Boyega, Nicholas Hoult & Ben KingsleyJames McAvoy, John Boyega, Nicholas ...The Playlist
  • X-Men: ApocalypseWatch: First Clip From 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' ...The Playlist
  • Mon RoiWatch: New Trailer For Maiwenn's Cannes ...The Playlist
  • John BoyegaStellar Cast for Animated Adaptation ...Shadow and Act

Latest Tweets


Follow us