Despite Bottom, the lovers, Oberon and Titania, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has either no leads or too many. No single character-line drives the action and everyone comes from different worlds…
Marred by a weak lead, Thomas Imbach's biopic never gets inside its protagonist's head.
The summer's lengthy list of box office misfires welcomed a new film to its ranks this weekend -- Universal's "R.I.P.D.," which cost $130 million to produce and opened with a dismal $12.8 million…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Fox bows its second DreamWorks Animation title, “Turbo,” on Wednesday, and tracking suggests a sluggish five-day opening in the mid-$30 millions. But “Turbo” won’t even be the weekend’s biggest…
Denis Henry Hennelly's sophomore feature boasts a half-dozen of the whiniest, most self-entitled protags this side of the worst mumblecore movie you barely remember seeing.
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
A deeply inconsequential Gallic-Israel semi-comic collaboration.
Unquestionably Jia's most mainstream-friendly work, if also his most schematic and, blades aside, least penetrating.
When I was reading Peter Biskind's Down and Dirty Pictures a few years ago, I was literally shaken by Biskind's observation that "in the '90s there were three New York-based companies comprised of…
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
An appalling misfire that tries and fails to evoke the anything-goes spirit of such '70s sketch-comedy concoctions as "The Groove Tube" and "Kentucky Fried Movie."