I wanted to love "Pacific Rim" more. I suspect that's a feeling most film critics had. After all, Guillermo del Toro is one of the good guys, a fantasy director with a poet's soul. And the reviews…
Comedy Central is enabling comedy fans to buy standup specials for $5 a pop through a new online marketplace suggested by the trailblazing model first employed by comedian Louis C.K.
Considering all the gnarls and twists the pic's plot actually has in store, the trailer does a remarkably clean job of setting up the premise, the players and the basic concept of a thriller that…
In DreamWorks Animation's winsome toon "Turbo," a junior speed maven dreams of competing in the Indianapolis 500. There's just one small problem: He's a snail.
PHOTOS: The Best Films of 2013 (So Far) Conventional wisdom has it that the studios, ever mindful of awards season, tend to reserve their quality movies for year’s end. Certainly that seems to have…
A defiantly unclassifiable cross-genre experiment that simultaneously reinvents and regurgitates low-budget British cinema as it goes.
The animation community was shocked to learn that the "Despicable Me 2" team were recasting Al Pacino's role with Benjamin Bratt less than six weeks before the film's Annecy festival premiere.
No longer simply the sidekick, Tonto gets top billing in Disney's extravagant Lone Ranger reboot, which partners a heavily face-painted Johnny Depp with the blandly handsome Armie Hammer.
Like so many international cinephiles, Karel Och considers American movies of the 1970s among the high points of film history. The difference between Och — who serves as artistic director of the…
They don't get along onscreen, but Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy have a field day in "The Heat," playing a reluctant buddy-cop pair in an R-rated comedy that sacrifices action for consistent…
For the past two semesters, I have been teaching a graduate film studies course at Dodge College. The truth is, no one learned more from the experience than I did.