Nowhere Girl is a romantic comedy about Tyler (Josh Robert Thompson), a guy who refuses to move on after the end of his recent, heartbreaking relationship. Seeking the proverbial shelter in the storm, he shacks up with his best friends Michelle and Justin (a scene stealing Jennifer Aspen and David O’Donnell), a married couple [...]
Opening January 15, Norm of the North features the titular polar bear (voiced by Rob Schneider) and three lemmings heading to New York City after they’ve been displaced in the Arctic. The plotline has Norm attempting to thwart a money grubbing developer from building condos in his chilly [...]
There has been talk of a Supporting Oscar nomination push for Sylvester Stallone, and considering Creed goes toe to toe with Cop Land as his finest performance to date, it’s well deserved chatter.
Creed may be the story of how Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) trains with Rocky Balboa (Stallone) to find his boxing destiny and [...]
Opening December 4, Youth centers on Fred (Michael Caine) and Mick (Harvey Keitel), lifelong friends who are vacationing in a Swiss Alps lodge. Fred is a composer who’s grown weary of conducting symphonies while Mick continues to find inspiration as a filmmaker. During their vacation, the pair meet [...]
With a worldwide take of over $430 million, the animated monster comedy Hotel Transylvania 2 is one of this year’s biggest hits, and the movie the Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez headlined project hits Blu-ray and DVD January 12. Digital HD viewers can catch the film on December 22.
The sequel mainly centered on [...]
Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy’s collaboration with director Todd Haynes in Carol is, as the oft-used phrased goes, a match made in heaven. Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt, the 1950s set novel centers on a Manhattan store clerk (Rooney Mara) who is instantly bewitched by Carol (Cate Blanchett), a sophisticated, charming yet unhappily [...]
Though director Jean-Pierre Melville’s Army of Shadows was released in 1969, it didn’t premiere in the United States until 2006. Starting today, Army of Shadows will play for a one-week engagement at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills, and if you’re a Melville fan, it’s an event you don’t want to miss.
The film, [...]
The Divergent Series: Allegiant hits theaters March 28, 2016, and Lionsgate recently released a new trailer for the franchise’s third installment. In the film, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) leave their family and city behind and encounter a whole set of new truths that culminates in a battle beyond the walls of Chicago. [...]
Opening in theaters November 20, the harrowing documentary Kingdom of Shadows centers on three people whose lives are affected by the drug war. Director Bernardo Ruiz followed the lives of Sister Conseulo Morales, a woman who helps grieving families in their search for missing loved ones, Texan rancher Don Henry Ford Jr., a former [...]
Thrillers are a dime a dozen, but thankfully the Los Angeles set Secret In Their Eyes brings a stellar ensemble and a multi-layered narrative to the proceedings. Julia Roberts is Jess, an FBI investigator whose daughter Carolyn (Zoe Graham) is found murdered in Los Angeles. Along with her partner Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and a District [...]