Started before Czekaj's even wilder Venice and SXSW entry "Baby Bump" (2015) but completed afterwards, "The Erlprince," too, gives an unorthodox spin to archetypes and confirms the helmer as a talent…
For a film in which a Tibetan mastiff with big musical dreams stalks a jaded feline rock star while honing his supernatural martial arts powers and dodging kidnapping attempts from a gang of lupine…
The most lasting impression from the premiere of “The Blacklist: Redemption,” NBC’s new spinoff of its successful drama “The Blacklist,” is that Tom Keen sure seems to be attracted to his mom. At…
A concert staging at City Center last fall of Stephen Sondheim’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Sunday in the Park With George” went swimmingly, with Jake Gyllenhaal in the titular role of…
TV spots for "Bitter Harvest" claim that the movie reveals "Russia's darkest secret." That's a catchy pitch for a thoroughly over-baked and blatantly fictionalized 1930s-set costume drama arriving at…
The most relevant question to ask of the TV reboot of "Taken" just might be: Will the valet guys like it? In the cult of Liam Neeson, no film has higher standing than "Taken," in which a good deal of…
"Feud," which tells the story of clashing screen titans Joan Crawford and Bette Davis around the production of their 1962 film "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?," is a series designed for a knowing…
The problem with many, if not most, family dramas is that the families are so often hateful. Playwright Steven Levenson (book writer of “Dear Evan Hansen”) avoids that trap in “If I Forget,” writing…
Philippe Mora storyboards a personal graphic novel while researching the incredible story of his father's work for the French Resistance, and his mother's miraculous escape from the gas chambers.
Carla Simón's sensitive, understated autobiographical debut paints a vivid portrait of a little girl facing the loss of her mother and integration into a new nuclear family.
Swedish director Petter Lennstrand delivers an outrageously charming kids' yarn featuring puppets, rockets, and treasure made out of trash.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History