Posts Tagged ‘movie openings’
Nicole Kidman and the family secrets are spied on by Mia Wasikowska in Stoker.

Stoker: India and Korea

Your family is nowhere near as messed up as the one in this chiller.
KRISTIAN LIN
A few months ago, I wrote about the wave of South Korean filmmakers coming to America. That wave reaches much higher tide with Stoker, a slow-churning, delicately crafted psychological thriller that crawls under your skin. The ...


Compliance opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Compliance (R) This film by Craig Zobel (Great World of Sound) is about a mysterious prank caller who induces a fast-food outlet manager (Ann Dowd) to inflict a series of humiliations on her employee (Dreama Walker). A...



Ruby Sparks opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Ruby Sparks (R) Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) direct this comedy about a struggling novelist (Paul Dano) who magically conjures a girl (Zoe Kazan) to life after creating her as a character in...


Battleship opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Battleship (PG-13) Based on the popular board game, Peter Berg’s thriller is about a fleet of ships dealing with the threat posed by space aliens who rise from the ocean and launch an attack on the world’s cities. ...



Bernie opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Bernie (PG-13) Based on a real-life murder case, Richard Linklater’s film stars Jack Black as a small-town Texas mortician who kills a wealthy widow (Shirley MacLaine) for her money and then tries to keep up the pret...