Opinion

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-prometheus520x340.jpg

"Prometheus" - The return of smart sci-fi

The storytelling approach here was very cerebral, which instantly makes "Prometheus" a candidate for the best science fiction film seen in several years.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-marigold.jpg

Good summer movies: Moonrise, Marigold, Bernie, Hysteria

Moviegoers can take their pick of several good light-hearted films as the summer season begins. Each of these four has something to say and says it well.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-chernobyl.jpg

“Chernobyl Diaries” are best left unread

"Chernobyl Diaries" seems to casually abuse the real-life story behind the abandoned city of Pripiat for the sake of a few scares.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-avengers520x300.jpg

"Avengers" assembles best elements of its genre

Avengers took the humor-tinged mech-action of Iron Man, the Shakespearean epicness of Thor, and threw in a little political correctness for good measure. This is how you do a superhero film.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-spiderman.jpg

Summer films: The good, the bad, the wild cards

This summer will offer the usual assortment of comic book blockbusters, sci-fi, obscene comedies, reboots, remakes, sequels, and prequels.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-cabin520x300.jpg

“Cabin in the Woods” is full of surprises

The Cabin in the Woods takes the overdone slasher flick formula, tears it down, and builds it back up.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-walking2.jpg

“The Walking Dead” is more alive than ever

When it comes to television, adaptations of graphic novels are risky business. When AMC picked up "The Walking Dead," however, it was a risk worth taking.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-poster2.jpg

The Vanishing City: a movie review

All of these communities have felt the impact and hardships of the city's re-zoning and development laws.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-strike5.jpg

Oscars hid shameful side of "The Artist"

"The Artist" opens with a shameful and blatant episode of anti-Soviet and anti-Russian propaganda that has no place in advancing the plot of the film.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-intruder296x410.jpg

Movies you might have missed: "The Intruder"

A 30-year-old William Shatner presents a  convincing composite of a hatemonger: the consummate con man, full of easy charm and courtly manners that he uses to ingratiate himself with unsuspecting locals

1 2 3 49