Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families…
The good-vibing '60s are slip-sliding away in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice," and along with them a certain idea of pre-Vietnam, pre-Manson California life.
The scares are cheap but periodically effective in "Annabelle," a cut-rate spinoff from James Wan's superlative haunted-house hit "The Conjuring."
There's nothing new under the moon in "Dracula Untold," a decorous but dull origin story that attempts to turn history's most famous vampire into a kind of male Maleficent.
"When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant…
The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage movie "Dying of the Light."
Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and…
A missed train sets the stage for Chris Evans' directorial debut, "Before We Go," but dramatically speaking, this talky, contrived and ultimately tedious actors' exercise never leaves the station.
Judging by Michael Douglas' presence as producer and star, "The Reach" must have been some sort of passion project for the aging Hollywood icon.
The good news is that Kevin Costner does some of the finest, deeply felt work of his career as a widower lawyer fighting for custody of his biracial granddaughter in Mike Binder's "Black and White."
SCOTT FOUNDAS: As this year's Toronto Film Festival hits its midpoint, the headlines are that sales have been slow and that Oscar prognosticators are still looking for The One — that mythical…