Daily Archives: July 25, 2013

Next Interview: Got questions for Lake Bell?

She’s been the cute best friend/boss/girl who doesn’t get the guy a few too many times. You saw her in “No Strings Attached,” in “What Happens in Vegas” and “It’s Complicated” and the recent horror pic “Black Rock.” She deserves … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews

McAvoy and Radcliffe pair up for a Frankenstein movie

When you’ve got diminutive Daniel Radcliffe to play The Monster in a new Frankenstein adaptation, who do you get to play the mad Dr. F? Why, James McAvoy, of course. Paul McGuigan is directing this version, which won’t feature any … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

The heart-stopping/eye-popping “Gravity” trailer everybody is talking about

Yeah, it looks a bit digitally fake. But the performers make it real. This is awe-inspiring. Decades after I saw a sci-fi film of the ’60s, I still remember the image of a couple of astronauts floating off with a … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by

Movie Review: “Breaking the Girls” is a Hitchcock teaser

Patricia Highsmith’s 1950 novel “Strangers on a Train” has proven to have one of filmdom’s most enduring plots. It’s the “You kill somebody I want dead and I’ll kill somebody you want dead and the cops will never be the … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Critical Mass: Decent reviews for “Wolverine,” “To Do List,” Woody’s latest

At some point, every danged movie this summer’s got to have a robot. Or something in a metal suit. That’s my main rub against “The Wolverine,” which cruises along on some splendid brooding, guilt, action beats and Japanese settings (Ninjas … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Review: Gritty British lads try to heist their way out of the “Wasteland”

With heist pictures, there’s such a thing as giving away the store, explaining too much. That’s what happens with the gritty British thriller “Wasteland,” which is about some very young lads who set out to avenge themselves on a local … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news