"Julie and Julia" is the most underrated movie of the year.
Having premiered at the 34th Annual Toronto Inter-national Film Festival on September 11, 2009, but seeing its wide theatrical debut on January 8, 2010 (I caught it yesterday in Chicago), "Daybreakers" is a thinking man's vampire film.
We arrived early to get seats for Avatar, because it's been breaking box-office records and we didn't want to have to sit in the front row.
George Clooney and "Up In The Air" may leave you dangling, with a lot to talk about.
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.
Governments, especially repressive ones that are worried about their people getting out of hand, tend to repress art, especially that which may be considered "subversive."
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.