In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
The Last Godfather
In the last scenes of the classic film "The Godfather," a young Michael Corleone settles all family business by pushing out ineffective operators and eliminating stumbling blocks to future growth…
This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Gia Coppola proves to have quite the eye, if not quite the natural storytelling instinct of her cinematic kin, serving up a remarkably assured feature debut.
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have greenlit the long-gestating James Brown biopic after tapping “42” star Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary artist known as the “godfather of soul.” “The…
Well, that didn’t take long. Fans rained a torrent of criticism down upon the internet just minutes after Warner Bros. announced it had cast Ben Affleck as the next Batman in its upcoming Batman vs…
The superstars of the 65-and-over set are wandering down unexpected paths these days in a determination to keep their creative lives (and income streams) aloft.
Consistent with my habit of dispensing unsolicited advice, Jon, here is my response to your announcement that you plan to direct your first movie: Don't do it.
The violent past of onetime Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris yields a banal biopic in "The Wee Man," returning multihyphenate Ray Burdis ("Love, Honor and Obey") to the director's chair after an absence…
The wonderfully deft performances from Nancy Carroll and John Lithgow notwithstanding, there's a sneaking sense that the wrapping is better than the gift.
A mixed bag of warrior myths, '70s Americana and a rootsy "Romeo and Juliet," "King of the Travellers" marks a confident turn by writer-helmer Mark O'Connor.