Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Movie Review: Fiennes casts a giant shadow over “The Invisible Woman”

Ralph Fiennes brings the many colors and contradictions of the writer Charles Dickens to glorious life in “The Invisible Woman,” a melancholy biography about Dickens’ affair with a much younger woman while at the height of his fame. Period perfect, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Life of a King”

“Life of a King” is a warm and likable “make a difference” melodrama about an ex-con who teaches inner city kids about how chess can change your life. Like “The Butler,” it’s a reminder that no, Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Oscar … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Big Bad Wolves”

The new year has barely begun, but we’ll be hard pressed to find a movie as disturbing — on many levels — as the darkly comic Israeli thriller “Big Bad Wolves.” It’s about the torture of an accused child molester-serial … Continue reading

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