In a year with no shortage of critical favorites, the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. opted to share the wealth.
"Frozen," a musical about two princesses? You wouldn't know it from the Mouse House's advertising strategy, aimed at concealing everything remarkable about Disney's splendid new animated feature.
From subtle racial commentary to overt reality-TV satire, "The Hunger Games" franchise was clearly made for the bigscreen, as the new 'Catching Fire' shows.
"Blue Is the Warmest Color" is a lesbian love story directed by a straight man, and it shows.
Richard Curtis' latest film doesn't achieve the romantic bliss-out of "Somewhere in Time," "The Lake House" or "The Time Traveler's Wife," but it'll do.
REARVIEW: Rejected by critics and audiences, this bold, thrilling noir shows just how little appetite there is for real daring at the multiplex nowadays.
Steve McQueen's hard-hitting slavery drama represents his boldest and thorniest essay yet on the uses and abuses of religion.
With all due respect to Johnny Depp and Errol Flynn, piracy is a lot more complicated than Hollywood makes it look.
Bearing the traces of avant-garde filmmakers like Michael Snow, Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' reconnects us to the primal power of cinema.
REARVIEW: When it comes to violent interrogation, the tidy moral conclusions of "Prisoners" are no match for the troubling ambiguities of "Zero Dark Thirty."