Feb. 4, 2015 08:27
Kenneth Branagh scored a rousing triumph with his brilliant 1989 rendition of the William Shakespeare classic and earned the rare feat of Oscar nominations as Best Actor and Best Director for his first film. (Phyllis Dalton took home the Oscar for Best Costume Design....
Jan. 28, 2015 08:13
Director Mark Rydell’s 1981 adaptation of Ernest Thompson’s play is corny, sentimental and maudlin — and every bit of it works, thanks in large, loving part to the only screen pairing of Hollywood legends Henry Fonda, who won an overdue Oscar as......
Jan. 21, 2015 08:16
Werner Herzog’s award-winning 1982 epic is a grand celebration of the folly and imagination of man and likewise the folly and imagination of filmmaking....
Jan. 14, 2015 11:47
In his final starring role, Philip Seymour Hoffman gives a first-rate performance in director Anton Corbijn’s timely, suspenseful adaptation of executive producer John le Carré’s best-seller. The “wanted man” in question is Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a Chechen/Russian Muslim who suddenly appears in Hamburg, Germany....
Jan. 7, 2015 10:43
“ACCUSED”: SERIES 1 & 2 (RLJ Entertainment/Acorn): This awardwinning British anthology series follows a different crime as seen through the eyes of the accused perpetrator....
Dec. 31, 2014 10:57
This undeservedly overlooked 1985 period thriller offers a thinly veiled dramatization of the notorious 19th-century grave-robbers Burke and Hare, here called “Fallon” and Broom” and memorably played by Jonathan Pryce and Stephen Rea. The trappings of 1820s Edinburgh are very stylish, but there’s also substance and irony here....
Dec. 24, 2014 10:07
Toward the end of “Monty Python,” filmmaker and founding member Terry Gilliam struck out on his own with this delirious, dazzling 1981 fantasy that remains one of his best films....
Dec. 17, 2014 10:11
Writer/producer/director Joe Swanberg’s engaging yuletide comedy is a smart, lighthearted character study with an appealing cast. First and foremost there’s Anna Kendrick as Jenny, spending the holidays with big brother Jeff (Swanberg), his author wife Kelly (Melanie Lynskey) and their toddler (Swanberg’s adorable real-life son Jude)....
Dec. 10, 2014 10:12
Martin Compston plays Ferris, nicknamed “The Wee Man” (the film’s original title) for his short stature. As a tough guy, however, the cocksure Ferris walks tall in Glasgow....
Dec. 3, 2014 10:19
Director/editor Tommy Avallone’s documentary showcases bearded, burly fellows who play Saint Nick during the holiday season. This is a Christmas documentary like no other, as it profiles quite an eclectic selection of Santas. One Santa is gay. Another is a confirmed swinger....

EVENTS CALENDAR

FACEBOOK FEED

STORY COMMENTS