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.
Stevan Riley's great new documentary "Listen to Me Marlon" is a must-see for viewers interested in film/theater history, the art of acting, celebrity activism, and Brando the man and artist.
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..
At 76, Ian McKellen plays a 93-year-old Sherlock living at what appear to be the white cliffs of Dover and as a younger Holmes, hired for what was to be his last case.
Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.
"Jimmy's Hall" is about Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported as an illegal alien from Ireland, the land of his birth, without so much as a trial!