Posts Tagged ‘film reviews’
Jennifer Lawrence wields her weapon of choice in The Hunger Games.

Hunger Games: Girl on Fire

Suzanne Collins’ dystopian novel becomes a bruising sci-fi thriller.
When it comes to adapting Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games to film, the big challenge is that the book is so many different things at once. It’s an action thriller, a dystopian exercise, a social commentary on pop cu...


Rainbow Lounge Documentary Screens

Notes from the Fort Worth premiere of Robert Camina’s film.
A great many things started on June 28, 2009, when Fort Worth police officers and Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents conducted mass arrests at the Near Southside gay bar The Rainbow Lounge. One of them came to fruition ...

Delicacy opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Delicacy (NR) Audrey Tautou stars in this drama as a French widow hesitating about the romantic interest of a Swedish co-worker (François Damiens). Also with Bruno Todeschini, Mélanie Bernier, Joséphine de Meaux, Pi...

Disney's John Carter moive

John Carter: Man from Mars

An antiquated adventure yarn turns into pure summer fun.
They say the easiest reviews to write are for very bad movies and very good ones. This was an easy review to write, because despite some minor problems, John Carter is one of the best times I’ve had at the theater in a while....

Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt get down to making babies in Friends With Kids.

Friends With Kids: Meet the Parents

Is Jennifer Westfeldt the next Woody Allen? Looks like it.
You could be forgiven for thinking that Friends With Kids is an unofficial sequel to Bridesmaids. After all, half the cast of last summer’s comedy hit wound up in this film, and those actors have been understandably put front...