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

Movie Reviews

  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    13

    Review: 'How The Fire Fell' A Moody, Atmospheric Tone Poem About The Brides Of Christ Cult

    For every Gus Van Sant, Kelly Reichardt and Todd Haynes, each of them residing in Portland, there’s several dozens of other virtually unknown filmmakers working around the fringes in Oregon. It’s a state with an already strong, if still burgeoning, independent film scene. This writer, st...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    2

    Sundance Review: 'Goats' Is An Unexceptional, Overly Familiar Coming-Of-Age Tale

    As far as quirky coming of age stories engineered for festivals and the twee aspiring directors who love them go, “Goats” is a fine little movie. Directed by newcomer Christopher Neil from a script by Mark Poirier, who adapted his own novel, it follows a teenager struggling to deal with ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Review: 'The Wicker Tree' Is Almost Weird Enough To Be Enjoyable...Almost...

    In the pantheon of horror films, 1973's "The Wicker Man" occupies a unique place. While well-reviewed at the time, it wasn't a commercial success, perhaps because, despite the appearance of Hammer horror alum Christopher Lee, it was a much folksier, more naturalistic approach to horror. Years later,...

    Read More »
    MORE: Review
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    12

    Sundance Review: 'Shut Up And Play The Hits' Is LCD Soundsystem’s 'The Last Waltz'

    Less of a documentary and more of a document, "Shut Up And Play The Hits" captures the week before, the day after and the very occasion of LCD Soundsystem’s Madison Square Garden farewell concert on April 2, 2011.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Review: 'Declaration Of War' Is The Swooning Of A First Love, The Shared Taste Of Tragedy, And How We Survive

    This Friday, multiplexes will sport the battered, wearied visage of Liam Neeson in "The Grey." As the poster has reminded moviegoers for weeks, this is a man about to embark on the challenge of his life, a struggle that will define every day he's ever lived, and the ones he might still...

    Read More »
    MORE: Review
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'The Surrogate' Turns Sex Therapy Into a Bittersweet Showcase for Helen Hunt and John Hawkes

    "I'm always in somebody's way," says Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes), the Berkeley writer stuck in an iron lung and desperate to find love in "The Surrogate." His desire to improve his experience by seeking a sexual encounter forms the bulk of this undeniably sweet, affect...

    Read More »
  • Spout
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Sundance 2012: Managing Cynicism - This Year’s Great Crop of Sundance Online Shorts

    Maybe I’m a bit cynical. That’s not true. I’m excessively cynical. I could claim it comes naturally once you’ve seen too many movies, but that doesn’t seem like a good enough excuse. And the 2012 Sundance Film Festival’s online shorts are a perfectly illustrative ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    SUNDANCE REVIEW: "V/H/S" Breathes New Life (And Death) Into Found-Footage Horror

    SUNDANCE REVIEW: "V/H/S" Breathes New Life (And Death) Into Found-Footage Horror

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    5

    Sundance Review: 'Nobody Walks' Is A Sensual, Emotionally Complex Film With Humor & Humanity

    Martine (Olivia Thirlby), a 23 year-old New York artist arrives in L.A. to complete a short film for an upcoming exhibit. We see her embracing a lover in the airport parking lot and just before things get too carried away she puts on the brakes and tells him that it was nice meeting him on the ...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2014Oscar Predictions 2015 UPDATEThompson on Hollywood
  • Writer Who Pirated 'The Expendables ...Criticwire
  • Haley Joel Osment in "Sex Ed," the Opening Night Film at the Portland Film FestivalFilm Finds Portland Film Festival for ...SydneysBuzz
  • Inherent ViceJosh Brolin Says Making 'Inherent Vice' ...The Playlist
  • Are Arnold Schwarzenneger and Jet Li's .../Bent
  • Trailer Watch: Jennifer Kent's Sundance ...Women and Hollywood
  • WATCH: Four Clips from Amos Gitai's ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Tale of Princess KaguyaWatch: U.S. Trailer For Studio Ghibli's ...The Playlist
  • Rolling Stone Names 40 Greatest Rock ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Ant-Man Poster HeaderProduction Starts On 'Ant-Man,' John ...The Playlist
  • 'Dont Look Back' Tops Rolling Stone's ...Criticwire
  • Gloria Estefan Musical Coming to Broadway ...Women and Hollywood
  • Trailers From Hell on 'Requiem For A ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • Short Cuts Robert AltmanWatch: 50-Minute Robert Altman Documentary ...The Playlist
  • How Japanese Movies Deal, and Don't, ...Criticwire

Latest Tweets


Follow us