"Beast of the Southern Wild" is a uniquely special film, unlike anything I have ever seen, with an outstanding cast.
What explains this attachment to policies that leave the U.S. and Europe in stagnation and could well throw the world into a deep depression?
This is the story of a civil rights activist and union organizer who became a linguist, went to China after World War II, and joined the Chinese Communist revolution.
The storytelling approach here was very cerebral, which instantly makes "Prometheus" a candidate for the best science fiction film seen in several years.
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.
"Chernobyl Diaries" seems to casually abuse the real-life story behind the abandoned city of Pripiat for the sake of a few scares.
A timely new book, "Arab Spring, Libyan WInter," provides a short, information-rich guide to what the NATO controversy is all about.
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.
The Cabin in the Woods takes the overdone slasher flick formula, tears it down, and builds it back up.
It is deliciously ingenious and a lot of fun and breaths much needed new life into a predictable and hackneyed genre.