Offering a slightly skewed angle on Mary Shelley's classic tale, Paul McGuigan's "Victor Frankenstein" stitches together a patchwork of ideas — some new and novel, some pilfered and tired.
Thirty years ago, a teenage Queens rapper named LL Cool J joined forces with an enterprising NYU student named Rick Rubin: The result was "Radio," the first full-length album released by the nascent…
The latest edition in a widening mini-genre of competition documentaries about the depths of devotion inspired by subcultures few people even know exist.
With his "Rocky" spinoff, writer-director Ryan Coogler confirms every bit of promise he displayed in his 2013 debut, "Fruitvale Station."
2015 was a year to remember for Universal Pictures, both at the box office and, more unusually, on the pop charts. With "Straight Outta Compton" and "Pitch Perfect 2" dominating cinemas while driving…
"There she is. Cheryl Boone Isaacs." Spike Lee is wandering through a conference room at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Beverly Hills headquarters, admiring a set of framed…
Adam McKay's financial-crisis comedy turns a dense economics lecture into a hyper-caffeinated postmodern farce.
Perhaps the most important thing to note about Peter Landesman's "Concussion" is that, despite some pre-release hand-wringing, worries that it would represent a whitewash of professional football's…
Country music has always put a premium on marrying tradition to innovation, and this year's crop of Country Music Assn. Awards nominees offers a good helping of new blood. For the first time in the…
It was 10 years ago that Scott Borchetta took a look at the most doom-laden climate in the history of the modern music industry, and decided it was the perfect time to start a record label. What must…
When Barbara Morgan launched the Austin Film Festival & Conference back in 1993, she had an inkling she'd created a strange beast. After all, hers was a festival centered entirely around…