For those of us who follow the Oscars year after year with an unhealthy degree of investment, this is not a particularly happy morning.
The sweet-and-salty chemistry of Josh Gad and Kevin Hart is good for a few yuks in "The Wedding Ringer," a well-cast but clumsily assembled buddy-for-hire comedy that increasingly smacks of…
A delicate study of a young woman extricating herself from the trappings of an outwardly successful life, "Something, Anything" marks a quietly assured feature debut for writer-director Paul Harrill.
Let's not linger on "Let's Kill Ward's Wife," a wannabe-dark comedy about a gaggle of good-looking young suburbanites getting away with some monstrously ugly deeds.
Following the New York premiere of "Selma," a dramatic account of a pivotal chapter in the civil rights movement, director Ava DuVernay, actor David Oyelowo and other cast members took to the steps…
The children of Martin Luther King Jr. have been fairly quiet so far on the subject of Paramount’s “Selma,” the Ava DuVernay-directed drama about their father’s 1965 voting-rights march through…
“Goodbye to Language,” Jean-Luc Godard’s visually and sonically inventive 3D extravaganza, was named best picture of the year by the National Society of Film Critics on Saturday. In honoring the…
As a former publicist and marketing executive, Ava DuVernay has seen her share of bad behavior on movie sets.
This year's Oscar race is dominated by movies about men, but there are also femme-driven alternatives for voters to consider.
Assembling a year-end top-10 list has always been a personal, even self-indulgent, ritual, a way of disguising a whimsical ranking of favorites as a carefully curated declaration of personal taste…