Its unidirectional drive makes it too predictable, although viewers will certainly laugh and enjoy themselves.
A new film is being screened in select cities this summer that focuses on the life of the late poet-musician, Gil Scott-Heron.
The cast tried so hard. But the jokes were tortured and the warmth didn't reach room temperature.
Really, whose idea was it to film a blabfest about a guy purportedly on anti-depressants?
The movie is a decent enough popcorn flick, but its narrative weaknesses and hit-or-miss jokes don't help it much.
Rialto Pictures is theatrically re-releasing five films by one of France's lesser known, yet nonetheless noteworthy auteurs, Claude Sautet, in L.A. at the Laemmle Royal Theater..
"Cartel Land" deservedly won the Bravery Award; this is yeoman filmmaking, done at great risk to the filmmakers as well as the participants.
It's refreshing to see science fiction used for something that isn't dystopian!
Detroit area film lovers are being treated to a new version of the Cinetopia Film Festival, now in its fourth year and growing rapidly.
This film is an insider's look at Geng Yanbo, the reform-minded mayor of Datong, one of the People's Republic of China's most polluted cities.