The SXSW film festival kicks off on Friday with a strong lineup that once again proves the Austin gathering as a formidable player for big and small movies. As if assembled from the ingredients of…
A flagrantly derivative but modestly diverting drama of the sort that once claimed acres of shelf space at Blockbuster outlets.
"How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town" emerges as surprisingly tame fluff, a modestly amusing trifle scarcely saucier than those wink-wink naughty farces that were staples of the '70s dinner-theater…
When it reaches home-screen platforms, "Jane Got a Gun" almost certainly will find a receptive audience for its revisionist yet respectful spin on genre conventions.
While it's arguable that their performances are not quite Oscar-caliber, the lead players in "The Boy" nonetheless merit kudos of some sort simply for maintaining straight faces while muddling…
Sibling filmmakers Adam and Aaron Nee ("The Last Romantic") offer an appealing mashup of quirky whimsy, caper-comedy suspense and wink-wink literary allusions in "Band of Robbers."
An all-too-familiar story of a charismatic yet self-destructive artist is presented with sympathetic tact — and, better still, a relatively happy ending — in "Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan…
Ho, ho, ho? No, not really.
Preteens and tweeners should enjoy the wild ride provided by "Capture the Flag," a Spanish-produced animated feature receiving a limited U.S. theatrical release through Paramount, while grown-ups can…
If you see only one 44-years-later postmortem on a critical and commercial misfire this season, it might as well be "Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans."
Based on fact but mired in cliches, "My All-American" pays respectful tribute to U. of Texas football legend Freddie Steinmark (1949-71) with the sort of on-the-nose sincerity that transforms…
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