The world premiere of James Cameron's new movie "Avatar" is being called brilliant and unlike anything ever seen before that satisfies all the hype.
Film producer and promoter Lee Daniels returned to the director's chair, after his 2005 film effort, "Shadowboxer," by taking the book by Sapphire, called "Push" and making an outstanding film: "Precious."
From troubled teens to murders in a maquiladora town, new films reflect the growing pressures of surviving in today's economic climate.
There is much to be told about the message of the holiday classic, "Wizard of Oz," beginning with its Oscar-winning lyricist Edgar Yipsel Harburg.
Is 2009 the year for questioning religion? My movie buddy and I, still full of questions from having seen "Religulous" earlier this year, saw "The Invention of Lying" and "A Serious Man" in early October.
Documentary films are often powerful in doing what typical mainstream media outfits can't: accidentally reveal truths.
My family had planned a movie day and it was a big debate between me, my husband and three sons about which movie we would see.
Moore is the closest thing we have to a contemporary Tom Paine.
Stunning, engrossing, loaded with political awareness, new films deal with compelling topics, from Daniel Ellsberg to Darwin, from Nanking to Haiti, from New York garment workers to the London subway bombings.
What D. W. Griffiths did to U.S. history in his technically magnificent but thematically racist "Birth of a Nation," Neill Blomkamp does to Africa in the profoundly racist "District 9."