A time-travel twister that pits a ruthless hit man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) against his future self (Bruce Willis), "Looper" marks a huge leap forward for Rian Johnson ("Brick").
There's been grumbling from the press at Telluride this year that this year's lineup is light on the sort of Oscar movies the festival has gained a reputation for launching in the past.
A well-esteemed Palestinian surgeon working in Israel is overtaken by an all-consuming need to comprehend seemingly inexplicable circumstances after learning that his wife died in a suicide bombing.
Michael Winterbottom offers a fitfully engaging attempt by the ever-experimental director to challenge the way cinema deals with stories of duration by shooting in sequence over a span of five years.
A massive tragedy told in a minor key, Gerard Barrett's invisibly scripted debut captures the plight of bachelor farmers in rural Ireland -- decent men who endure hardscrabble conditions with no kin…
Elevated somewhat by the stunt casting of Bill Murray as FDR, this frequently tacky tell-all amplifies one aspect of "The King's Speech's" appeal by revealing celebrated world leaders to be as…
Mumblecore star Greta Gerwig collaborates with her "Greenberg" director Noah Baumbach to deliver an affectionate, stylishly black-and-white portrait of a still-unfledged Gotham gal.
Sally Potter seems at a loss to communicate the ideas behind her agonizingly elliptical picture, leaving auds to marvel at the gorgeous cinematography and scarlet-red hair of its heroine, earnestly…
White-knuckle tense and less self-congratulatory than it sounds, Ben Affleck's unexpectedly comedic third feature has the vital elements to delight adult auds, judging by the enthusiastic response to…
The behind-the-scenes story of “Never Say Never Again” is nearly as good as any Bond movie, and I hope one day someone makes a movie about it. On the surface, it hinges on the question of authorship…
Comic actor Dax Shepard isn't the kind of guy who comes to mind when trying to cast a Hollywood action movie. After putting himself in the driver's seat with "Hit & Run," however, the goofy-acting…