3 years ago | Film Reviews
At the end of The Cabin in the Woods, theworld is destroyed by an apocalyptic hand of fate — an actual hand, mind you — yet that is not a spoiler, not really. The real spoilers in the film are in the tricky mechanics crafted by writers...
For a movie called Larry Crowne, it sure is tough to get a solid read on the character of Larry Crowne. As the film opens, Larry seems content with his lot in lifeat least, in the few short moments he is onscreen before being...
4 years ago | Film Reviews
Considering the movie is called Larry Crowne, it sure is tough to get a solid read on the character of Larry Crowne. Directed, co-written by, and starring Tom Hanks in the title role, the film seems to want to be some kind of post-recessional pick...
5 years ago | Film Reviews
Sometimes you feel bad for movie marketers, tasked with connecting any given film to as large an audience as possible. Take, for example, The American. Judging by the film's trailers and advertisements, it's a fast-paced Euro-stylish thriller star...
5 years ago | Film and TV
"Everyone thinks they know Joan Rivers. And they do. They know part of her persona and her performances, but they don't know Joan Rivers." Filmmaker Ricki Stern is talking about the documentary she co-directed with Annie Sundberg called Joan River...