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  • The Iceman

    Witness the last of Michael Shannon’s obscurity to movie audiences (you already know him well if you’re a ”Boardwalk Empire” fan). Until now he’s just...

  • The Hobbit

    Peter Jackson bought about the last great seismic change with the ”Lord of the Rings” saga, showing how the fantastical genres that had languished for...

  • Gangster Squad

    ”Gangster Squad” is De Palma’s ”The Untouchables” gurgling on a Grande Coke-sherbet chaser. The classic noir gangster-flick dry-humping the hip, effects-heavy actioners of today, it’s...

  • Wreck-it Ralph

    Hand over your cash, fix your eyes straight ahead, and prepare yourself for the next level in family entertainment. Like two kids on BMX’s riding...

  • Les Miserables

    EPIC! That is the word that jumped into my mind less than a minute into “Les Misérables.” Just the opening shot of prison constable Javert...

  • Antiviral

    Sometimes it’s easy to spot the discipline a moviemaker has come from. Some are simple storytellers with writing backgrounds and little real interest in mood-setting...

  • People Like Us

    Action-man Chris Pine demonstrates his versatility as an actor, headlining a heart-warming family drama about a young man that seeks out the half-sister he never...

  • Butter

    A “cutthroat story of greed, sex, blackmail and butter” says Jennifer Garner’s ambitious politico says in her introductory words. Director Jim Field Smith’s “Butter” includes...

  • Alex Cross

    James Patterson’s uber-successful intuitive homicide cop, Alex Cross, is back on the big screen in a prequel of sorts, portrayed with an interesting mix of...

  • Red Dawn

    This latest 80s staple from the remake mill again asks the question of whether these movies are really necessary and/or worth the wait. The original...

  • 42

    If you ask most people who Jackie Robinson was they can tell you he was a baseball player. Some may even know that he was...

  • The Man With The Iron Fists

    When you have the cachet of Quentin Tarantino, you can put your name and the word ‘presents’ above the title of a movie and communicate...

  • Oblivion

    ”Oblivion” is what happens when Richard Mathieson walks into a bar, picks up Philip K.Dick, and later uses the stickers from his synthesizer’s keyboard as...

  • Here Comes the Boom

    Kevin James has great taste in music. This is a guy who obviously spent as much time around the radio as a kid as he...

  • Pitch Perfect

    If you’ve marked ”Pitch Perfect” as a feature length version of ”Glee” then it’s time to changed the record, because this college comedy will definitely...

  • G.I Joe : Retaliation

    A vanilla ice-cream is still a vanilla ice-cream even after its been dipped in chocolate and doused in sprinkles. 2009′s ”G.I Joe : The Rise...

  • The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn Part 2

    It’s over. Finally. The epic vampire meets girl, girl meets vampire, wolf-boy takes his shirt off a lot adventures known as “The Twilight Saga” has...

  • Dredd

    There are probably two kinds of people when it comes to watching a second Judge Dredd movie. The first are hardcore fans of the comic...

  • The We and the I

    After a stint in Hollywood with the big budget “Green Hornet,” director Michel Gondry keeps it simple and returns to low budget fare in ‘The...

  • Trouble with the Curve

    If you don’t count his spot-on impression of Grandpa Simpson at this past months’ Republican National Convention, it’s been four years since Clint Eastwood has...

  • Savages

    ”John Carter”’s Taylor Kitsch is back to remind us that brawn doesn’t always equate to a successful box-office run, not for that matter, a good...

  • Goddess

    You’ve moved to Tasmania. Your husband is off saving whales. Your twin two year olds are terrors that won’t take their wings off. Literally. And...

  • Oz : The Great & Powerful

    Ignoring the odd, erm, pot hole, the Yellow Brick Road has never looked so gloriously eyegasmic as it has in cinema’s latest return to Oz....

  • 21 & Over

    The first thing I did when I walked out of “21 and Over” was go double check the movie poster in the lobby. No, I...

  • A Good Day to Die Hard

    I’m perhaps amongst the rare few who was actually looking forward to seeing ‘A Good Day To Die Hard’. Also known as ‘Die Hard 5’,...