Everyone’s at least heard of King Kong. It was the 1933 original that spawned what eventually grew into a Kong-a line of giant-ape flicks.
‘Before I Fall’ is a drama, but like its predecessors, it uses the time-warp device to explore its characters.
With their golden statuettes at home and the adjective, “Oscar-winning,” permanently etched on their resumes, last week’s crowned stars move on with higher profiles and raised pay grades.
Table 19 is every wedding-reception-from-hell anecdote invited to one movie premise.
It’s not that he is a zucchini. It’s that he wants to be called Zucchini.
Overall, industry-wide totals for Oscars weekend were well below those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.
Sunday evening at the internationally televised Oscar ceremony, nine of 2016’s best movies vie for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Last time, we handicapped the ladies duking it out for Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Today we turn to the Oscar-seeking gentlemen.
With the glitzy, glamorous Academy Awards ceremony just a few days away, let’s take a ladies-first look at the races for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.
The animated The Red Turtle is a silent castaway fable that explores our connection to the natural world.
The United Kingdom doesn’t come off so great in the cleverly titled A United Kingdom — about as well as the state of Virginia comes off in Loving.
The LEGO Batman Movie borrows from the Batman mythology to deliver a lighthearted Batman flick but with comedy and Lego.
Industry-wide Super Bowl Weekend totals were much lower than those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.
‘Rings’ has a familiar ring to it. That’s because it’s the third offering in the supernatural-horror-thriller franchise launched in 2002.
Well, it’s certainly an aptly titled movie.
It’s called “The Comedian”, but it’s not a comedy.
Not much glitters in Gold.
‘A Dog’s Purpose’ is a family comedy-drama aimed at young kids and dog-owning adults.
XXX marked the spot-spot-spot for its target audience with enough commercial success to spawn a pair of sequels. So far.
So we’ll raise 2-1/2 stars out of 4…
So we’ll order 3 stars out of 4.
‘Split’ is a twisted, breathlessly absorbing psychological horror thriller with elements of the supernatural, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
‘Paterson’ is a week-in-the-life drama, one day at a time, about a city bus driver who writes poetry as an avocation.
Live by Night is an organized crime drama set in the Prohibition era.
The first commandment in making a movie about a recent real-life tragedy like the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is to demonstrate respect for the victims and heroes being depicted.
A Monster Calls is a horror fantasy set in England about coming of age and overcoming loss.
It’s about religion, but ‘Silence’ pulsates with violence.
The upcoming Oscar campaign will dominate movie news In January and February, and the most prominent Academy Awards contenders will continue to beckon from multiplex marquees.
It’s the end of the year, which means it’s time to glance back and acknowledge 2016’s best movie-going experiences.
Space, race, and the space race.