Character actors can wait entire careers for the kind of breakthrough J.K. Simmons had in “Whiplash.” The Oscar-winning role propelled the well-liked but often under-the-radar actor to everything…
Not everyone will enjoy this slide down a narrative garbage chute lined with thorns, but those with a taste for midnight-movie outrageousness will cotton to its bad-taste absurdism.
Richard Turner would have you know he is a "card mechanic," not a magician. "What I do with cards," he explains early in "Dealt," the fascinating and multifaceted documentary about his life and…
"The Strange Ones" is a ponderously opaque and tediously elliptical drama about two brothers who go on the road and into the wilderness after the violent murder of their father. Except maybe they…
Back in 2011, America — well, the small fraction of America that watched Simon Cowell’s botched U.S. transfer of “The X Factor” — saw 13-year-old Rachel Crow break down in wailing fashion when she…
David Ben-Gurion is the closest thing the nation of Israel has to a mythic founding father — I'm not counting Theodor Herzl, the early lion of Zionism, who died in 1904 — and though Ben-Gurion’s life…
This grotesque stranger-than-fiction tale will duly keep any viewer with an ambulance-chasing bone in their body somewhat guiltily riveted.
Though at core it's about a dying way of life, the location and photography here semi-perversely encourage just the kind of foreign tourism which factors in that slow death.
This handsomely crafted horror thriller doesn't get as winky as something like "The Cabin in the Woods," but it's similarly inclined to pull the rug out from under its premise at midpoint.
There is nothing like a dame, and at the grand age of 83, Dame Joan Collins is still nothing like one — not by the Queen's definition of the term, at least.
In 1964, Life magazine dubbed Madalyn Murray O'Hair "the most hated woman in America," running a huge feature on the outspoken atheist. (Just to put her celebrity in context, the magazine devoted its…