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

Movie Reviews

  • Caryn James
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    'The Gatekeepers,' An Unexpectedly Fascinating Doc About the Middle East

    After you retire, “You become a bit of a leftist,” says Yaakov Peri – a startling comment considering the job he retired from: head of the Israeli security agency, Shin Bet. 'The Gatekeepers' the Oscar-nominated documentary in which Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh talks...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    6

    Review: 'Warm Bodies' Exhumes A Zombie Romance Without Much Of A Pulse

    Credit where credit is due, “Warm Bodies” does at the very least bring a zombie to the big screen that we’ve never seen before: one seemingly caught in the grip of an existential crisis. When we first meet the undead R (Nicholas Hoult) he’s literally and figuratively shuffling through life. His deca...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    10

    Now and Then: The Soul of Netflix's New Series? The BBC's 'House of Cards'

    "Lilyhammer," Netflix's first foray into original programming, failed to generate sustained attention when it premiered last year. One suspects this won't be true of its star-studded second attempt, "House of Cards," debuting Friday. Except Netflix's latest isn't so novel after all: its animating fo...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    4

    Review: 'Stand Up Guys' Strands A Handful Of Legends In A Lame Up-All-Night Comedy

    It’s impossible to walk out of “Stand Up Guys” without doing an impersonation of William Hurt in “A History Of Violence,” pressing fingers to your temple and asking, “How do ya fuck that up?” It’s like stocking a team with proven performers and hoping that everything else will work itself out at the...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    9

    Santa Barbara Review: Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Is A Loving Celebration Of Great Musicianship And A Glorious Tribute To Tape

    Thank God for Dave Grohl. Everyone’s favorite Foo Fighter and the most cheerful member of Nirvana, his irrepressible energy and sheer delight in rocking the F out shines during his loving remembrance of the legendary Los Angeles recording studio Sound City in his debut documentary feature of the sam...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    'Jobs' Sundance Review Round-Up: Ashton Kutcher Nearly Pulls Off Steve Jobs Impersonation (VIDEO)

    "jOBs", directed by Joshua Michael Stern, is a straight-forward biopic, following the visionary's journey from hippie college dropout to ruthless technology czar. The movie, which closed the Sundance Festival on Friday, features Ashton Kutcher as the Apple genius - a role he acknowledged was a big ...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    4 comments
    tweet
    2

    Flashback To 2010 - 'Takers' (Derivative, But Passable, Mostly Entertaining, PG-13 Heist Flick)

    I watched this over the weekend, while revisiting previous Rainforest Films productions, as the company continues to build upon past successes, with even more successful films (see Think Like A Man last year. Also, 2014 should be a big year for the company).

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    0 comments
    tweet
    9

    Sundance 2013 Review: 'God Loves Uganda'

    Sundance 2013 Review: 'God Loves Uganda'

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    1

    Recap: 'Girls' Tries Cocaine & Discovers A Bad Friend

    The first season of "Girls" was both entertaining and refreshing simply by the virtue of Lena Dunham's voice, which found a milieu of New York City life for young women that was perhaps more real and honest than anything we've seen on television in quite some time. Spanning flawed to fabulous, somet...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    6

    Sundance 2013 Review: 'American Promise'

    Sundance 2013 Review: 'American Promise'

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2016Oscar Predictions 2016 UPDATEThompson on Hollywood
  • All Hail 'Macbeth,' Justin Kurzel's ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • First Clip from 'Puerto Ricans in Paris' ...Shadow and Act
  • United PassionsReview: FIFA Drama 'United Passions' ...The Playlist
  • Spy-Melissa McCarthy-promoMelissa McCarthy scores a hit in "S ...Leonard Maltin
  • The Girl On The Train Emily BluntEmily Blunt To Star In Adaptation Of ...The Playlist
  • 7 Days In HellWatch: Andy Samberg And Kit Harington ...The Playlist
  • A Murder In The ParkExclusive: Justice Meets Corruption ...The Playlist
  • Jennifer Kent to Direct True Lesbian ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Method ManVH1’s Next Original Movie - 'The Breaks' ...Shadow and Act
  • SicarioEmily Blunt Circles Film Version of ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Nick FurySamuel L. Jackson Says He’s Not In ‘Captain ...The Playlist
  • Jennifer Kent Alice + Freda Forever'The Babadook' Helmer Jennifer Kent ...The Playlist
  • The WalkWatch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Takes Tightrope ...The Playlist
  • Jurassic World"I Don’t Totally Disagree With Him": ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us