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

Movie Reviews

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Review: 'iLL Manors' An Uneven But Honest Attempt At A True Depiction Of Young Urban Life In Britain

    Britain isn’t exactly awash with artists pumping out protest songs any more. Back in 1977 during the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, The Sex Pistols were sailing down the Thames to the tune of “God Save The Queen,” but 35 years later during her Diamond Jubilee there was a flotilla he...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    0 comments
    tweet
    12

    Criticwire Picks: 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Tops This Week's New Releases

    While most media hype has been directed towards "Prometheus," another science fiction film has been voted our Criticwire Pick of the Week: "Safety Not Guaranteed," a romantic comedy about time travel, has received the highest score among Criticwire members this week.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    Review - Morgan Freeman Looks Bored In The Sterile "The Magic Of Belle Isle"

    A question that filmmakers are sometimes told to ask themselves before deciding to embark on any project is whether it's a film that just has to be made - maybe because it's filling some need that's been relatively ignored. Rob Reiner's The Magic Of Belle Isle is ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    14 comments
    tweet
    0

    In a Summer Where Indie Sci-Fi Rules, 'Prometheus' Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

    There were plenty of reasons not to expect much from Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," primarily because Scott hasn't made a good movie in years. Thankfully, that's no longer the case.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    1

    Review: Todd Solondz's 'Dark Horse' Deconstructs Man-Child Comedies, Mostly Toothlessly

    If there's one theme that's been prevalent -- nay omnipresent -- in American comedy (and some dramas) in the last half-decade or so, it's that of arrested development: the male (for they are usually male) who's been so coddled by parents, by society, by expectations, that he remains ...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    11 comments
    tweet
    4

    Let's Ask Again: Can Robert Pattinson Act?

    Robert Pattinson has made some daring artistic choices apart from his most famous, pasty-faced role; too bad so many of those fillms have been clunkers.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    5

    Review: Distraught Young Black Cowboy Grieves Death of Friend in Short 'I Am John Wayne'

    I was able to catch a screener of the approximately 18-minute short I Am John Wayne, which Courtney profiled on the site last week. That post attracted much debate in the comment section, mostly due to the John Wayne reference in its title, and the possible negative connotations of that alleged...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    10

    Why Do We Care Who Killed Rosie Larsen?

    In two episodes – as AMC’s trailers insist – we’ll know who killed Rosie Larsen. Given that the show isn’t about Rosie – it’s about Sarah Linden and, to a lesser extent, Stephen Holder and Darren Richmond – why is it so important that Rosie’s killer is revealed?

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    3

    Review: 'Bel Ami' Starring Robert Pattinson Fails To Seduce

    We watch a man in ragged clothes look longingly through the window of a fancy Belle Epoque Parisian restaurant. Later, the hungry man in his mean garret relives the moment, jealousy and bitterness at the injustice of his situation playing across his face. Did we mention the man is played by Robert P...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    15 comments
    tweet
    0

    Scowls and Smirks: 'Bel Ami' Is the Latest Proof That Robert Pattinson Needs a New Career Plan

    Robert Pattinson was cast in the biggest role of his burgeoning career not as an actor but an object of lust. The "Twilight" movies, which conclude with the final adaptation of Stephanie Meyers' vampiric book series this fall, fit Pattinson so perfectly as immortal hottie Edward Cullen...

    Read More »

Popular Posts


  • Oscar Predicts Chart 2016Oscar Predictions 2016 Thompson on Hollywood
  • Watch: A Video Essay on the 20 Black ...Press Play
  • Watch: Andrei Tarkovsky and Fire: A ...Press Play
  • "Ballet 422" by Jody Lee Lipes SydneysBuzz
  • 3 Finnish Highlights from DocPoint, ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • 10 Films To See In February10 Films To See In FebruaryThe Playlist
  • More Sundance Deals: 'Hot Girls Wanted,' ...Women and Hollywood
  • Trailer: Indie Drama/Thriller 'Where ...Shadow and Act
  • ScreenCrush's 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies ...Criticwire
  • Luxor African Film Festival & Pan-African ...Shadow and Act
  • The Truth About LiesSanta Barbara International Film Festival ...The Playlist
  • The Casual VacancyWatch: J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' ...The Playlist
  • ParabellumGöteborg Review: Enigmatic Paranoia ...The Playlist
  • Milla Jovovich Will Bring George R. ...The Playlist
  • Life May BeGöteborg Review: Mark Cousins & Mania ...The Playlist

Latest Tweets


Follow us