Remember concept albums? They still exist, but not quite in the form they took in the '70s and '80s, when rock musicians made double albums because a single album couldn't hold all their great ideas…
The average substantial yet less-than-A-list screen career is serpentine, and full of unpredictable digressions — a nature delightfully worked into the very fabric of "Escapes."
Nickelodeon's endearing, absorbent, animated oddball optimist SpongeBob SquarePants and his surreal undersea habitat Bikini Bottom get a Broadway-scaled stage treatment in “The SpongeBob Musical,” an…
Poor Grant Wood. Imagine being the artist responsible for "American Gothic," a guy who just wanted to evoke the simple charms of Middle America, only have his painting serve as an inspiration for a…
This fascinating curiosity is now destined to play everywhere but its subject nation, which has reportedly already tried suppressing its exposure.
Profiles a long-running family musical act whose joyful musicality onstage is somewhat belied by the discordant notes hit behind the scenes.
Equal parts hagiographic biography and heartland celebration, "The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Berry" should be of interest to passionate devotees of the film's subject — an award-winning poet…
A trilogy of cautionary tales about the day-to-day lives and fateful decisions of frontline correspondents in Afghanistan comprises this affecting and well-made Austrian war drama.
This fun if unmemorable occult thriller sports — all too faithfully at times — both the typical pleasures and shortcomings of the grade-B '80s movies it pays homage to.
“Ice Age: Collision Course,” the breathless fifth chapter in what has become the most die-hard franchise in the history of digital animation, kicks off with a cheeky but spectacular prologue in which…
Lifetime remake takes a shopworn woman-in-peril story and turns it into a slightly less shopworn lesbian vampire romance.