Daily Archives: August 7, 2013

Movie Review: “Planes” crashes and burns

There are funnier cartoons than the “Cars” universe of movies, and smarter ones and animated films with more heart. But there’s nothing like the “World of ‘Cars’” for toy tie-ins, or so the reasoning must have been for “Planes,” the … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Gandolfini goes out with a bang with “Enough Said”

James Gandolfini’s last role? In Nicole “Friends with Money” Holofcener’s “Enough Said,” a rom-com with Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the new woman in James G’s character’s life, and Holofcener’s muse, Catherine Keener, as his ex. With Toni Collette and a few … Continue reading

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Wednesday movie openings: Disastrous reviews for “Millers,” “Percy Jackson”

One of the unwritten rules of summer is that no movie opens in August when it could have opened in May, June or July. In other words, action pictures, franchises, comic book films, animated movies, sci-fi, big comedies — if … Continue reading

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Bond’s new “Q” lets us know he’s gay and happily married.

British actor Ben Whishaw is the quirky, brainy head of British Intelligence’s Q Division in the Daniel Craig incarnations of the James Bond movies.   He’s been at home in many a period romance and seems almost typecast as the … Continue reading

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