A critical digest of the week’s latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. One Direction: This Is Us Distributor: Sony Once one reaches a certain…
For Those in Peril
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
Walt Disney is preparing to eliminate approximately 175 positions at its Disney/ ABC Television Group, according to a person familiar with the situation, the latest in a string of cutbacks across its…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
This is a guest column from Chad Gutstein, chief operating officer at Ovation, a cable channel devoted to arts and entertainment. Television is a public good. We forget that sometimes, but it's true…
A visually arresting poetic reverie that should strike a chord with adventurous audiences who don't mind mood over matter.
'Taken' meets 'The Bourne Identity' in this familiar but energetic and entertaining actioner.
The American Film Institute will confer honoraray doctorate of fine arts degrees upon Kathryn Bigelow and Anne V. Coates and a doctorate of communications on Jon Avnet. Avnet will be recognized for…
There are a number of reasons for the slowdown and we've all heard them: With more choices for entertainment, the target audience (young males) is simply not as movie-oriented.
Two Discovery networks trot out new shows this week, each with marketable titles: “The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius” on flagship Discovery; and “Karma's a B*tch!” on the always-cheeky Investigation…
David Lowery's Sundance-preemed oater is the sole American entry in a Euro-heavy lineup.
Halle Berry is enough of a pro to muddle through yet another underwhelming star vehicle with her dignity intact.