The Oscars are upon us, and the slates of nominees on display on Sunday evening during the Academy Awards ceremony are the usual mix of familiar faces and first-timers.
Character-driven storyteller David O. Russell gives his film a manic, farcical energy that keeps it at arm’s length from realism but that engrosses to a surprising degree.
What are the new attractions moviegoers will be choosing among at multiplexes on this year’s final week and immediately beyond? Bill Wine has this survey…
“Out of the Furnace” comes from director Scott Cooper, who gives this melancholy melodrama a strong sense of place and a relentless deterministic pull.
This threequel is a thoughtful and thought-provoking essay on modern-day morality, as well as a spectacular disaster epic, and a propulsive thriller with expert, dizzying action sequences.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
Film director Christopher Nolan, who has helmed the two previous Batman films — starring Christian Bale as caped crime fighter and his alter ego, Bruce Wayne — said Tuesday the Pennsylvania city will host filming for a third film for at least a month.
Some interesting offbeat films are on this week’s home video list, including one that was a big winner on Oscar Night.
Here are the actors and supporting actors nominated for Academy Awards to be bestowed Sunday evening in the televised ceremony from Los Angeles.
Like “Rocky,” it’s about an underdog fighter. Like “Raging Bull,” it’s about dysfunctional brothers, one of whom is a fighter.