Steven Spielberg's sage decision to show the mechanical shark as little as possible in "Jaws" springs to mind with each successive glimpse of an incredibly fake-looking man-eating catfish in Larry…
A welcome throwback to an earlier, more generously entertaining era of summer blockbusters, grounded in an immensely appealing star turn by Channing Tatum.
For all its negative pre-release publicity, this is a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon.
Alexander Payne's sixth feature is another low-concept, finely etched study of flawed characters stuck in life's well-worn grooves.
The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own in this boldly original, highly emotional journey.
As with all such carte-blanche extravaganzas (increasingly rare in this cautious Hollywood age), it exudes an undeniable fascination — at least for a while.
The first message I ever received from Roger Ebert came nearly 20 years ago, in the form of a reply to a fan letter I'd sent him with little hope of hearing back. At the time, I was a high-school…
The renowned writer was most recently the chief film critic for the Village Voice, where his reviews, essays and interviews appeared regularly in all 11 Voice Media Group publications.