SHORT TERM 12 delivers powerful emotions in a moving drama about the ersatz family created by the staff of a group foster care facility.
It’s not fair to say that Man of Steel is a boring film, or even a bad film, because it’s not. It’s an ironic film, because the action that takes over the latter third of the movie is far less engaging and powerful than the moments when we’re simply given the opportunity to learn who Superman is and what he represents.
Directed by first-timer Dan Scanlon, Monsters University reunites the beloved voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi while introducing a powerhouse supporting cast! It is my pleasure to report that real Pixarian heart and humor are back for summer 2013.
Gushing out the ole’ horror movie poop shoot this week is Ethan Hawke in The Purge! But if you see one Ethan Hawke movie this week, see Before Midnight.
The surprisingly banal goings-on in a strip club restroom are chronicled extensively in FROM THE HEAD, the autobiographical account of a men’s room attendant.
The Kings of Summer is a fantastic coming-of-age tale that seems from another era. The story of these boys, their friendship, and their quest for manhood is timeless.
Dark Skies is available on Blu-ray and DVD on May 28. If you are looking for a mildly scary film that is not another found-footage flick, then this is a decent option.
BEFORE MIDNIGHT, the long-awaited and wholly endearing third installment in Richard Linklater’s epic tale of Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), explores the formerly-star-crossed duo’s life as a couple. Keep reading to check out our review.