The religion of high-school football commingles with old-fashioned religion in "When the Game Stands Tall," an inspirational sports drama long on sermonizing and short on gridiron thrills.
The restless spirits of Portugal's post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of "Horse Money," director Pedro Costa's latest bulletin from the Lisbon slum known as Fontainhas.
Menahem Golan, who died Aug. 8 at age 85, loved movies, perhaps too much. At its height, Cannon Films — the Hollywood studio Golan ran with his cousin, Yoram Globus — was releasing nearly one film…
Sameness, the conformist plague that afflicts the futuristic citizens of Lois Lowry's celebrated and scorned YA novel, "The Giver," might also be the name given to what ails the movie adaptation.
"Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West — otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor."
Back in ye olde summer of 1996, few could have imagined that we would eventually look back on Jan de Bont's "Twister" as the kind of movie "they" don't make like they used to.
The son of scuba-diving instructors, Luc Besson came of age exploring the depths of the ocean floor and inventing stories out of the debris he would find along the shore. Some 50 years later, he is…
The hotel isn't haunted but the guest is in Mark Jackson's "War Story," an unusually sober, serious-minded American indie about a war photographer reeling from the death of a colleague,
Let no one suggest that James Cameron doesn't put his mouth — and the rest of his body — where his money is.
Just in time for the latest Ebola outbreak comes "Cabin Fever: Patient Zero," the second in-name-only sequel to Eli Roth's overhyped 2002 cult hit.
Is it possible for a single movie to capture James Brown in all of his multitudes, contradictions and reinventions? Probably not, but "Get On Up" makes an admirable stab.