A half-century after her death, she and her legend continue to haunt us. And that, combined with the pleasure of watching a skilled actress portray her on the big screen, makes ‘My Week with Marilyn’ fascinating despite its limitations.
Had it cut loose a bit from its namesake original, “Footloose” might have been fancy-free. Instead, it’s got retread written all over it.
The makers seem to think that gunfire exchanges represent the height of drama. They couldn’t be more wrong. As for the rooting interest aspect of the film, it’s muddy at best.
An alarming lunar landing looms large in this science fiction adventure that offers a few echoes of “Alien” and manages to not only startle but frighten.
‘The Devil’s Double’ is an outlandish and exploitative bio-thriller that, despite its wrongheaded excess, manages to feature a double-barreled breakthrough by on-the-rise actor Dominic Cooper.
L’Amour Fou, which can be translated as Mad Love, looks not only at Yves Saint Laurent’s fashion collections, but also his other collections — of art, for example, and real estate — as well as his lavish lifestyle.
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold is the first movie about product placement and sponsorship deals to be funded entirely by product placement and sponsorship deals.
Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a time-travelling, decorated Air Force captain in this absorbing ticking-clock techno-thriller.