Posts Tagged ‘story’
OPENING: Beaches of Agnès (NR) An autobiographical documentary by French New Wave filmmaker Agnès Varda (One Sings, the Other Doesn’t) looking back over her long career and life. (Opens Friday in Dallas)
So your epic disaster movie broke box-office records and won every Oscar in sight. What do you do for an encore? For 12 years, James Cameron didn’t have an answer, and the film world went on without him. As I watched his ...
OPENING: Larger Than Life … in 3D: Dave Matthews Band (NR) Concert film includes performances by Ben Harper and the Relentless 7 and Gogol Bordello. (Opens Friday)
Traditional hand-drawn animation has been out of fashion for much of this decade. Most of Hollywood followed Pixar’s lead years ago and went to computers for their animated family movies. Now the novelty value of that has...
OPENING: Armored (PG-13) Nimród Antal (Vacancy) directs this thriller about an armored truck security guard (Columbus Short) who sabotages his co-workers’ plan to steal $42 million. Also with Laurence Fishburne, Matt Dil...
Unlike seemingly everybody else, I don’t know any famous actors. However, I do have personal ties to a character from a new Danish biopic who was famous, wasn’t, and now because of the movie is famous again.
Was it really seven years ago — an eon in restaurant years — that my oldest daughter had her wedding reception in the very same room as Chubby’s Burger Shack? (It was called something else back then.) One cons...
OPENING: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (R) Werner Herzog’s remake of Abel Ferrara’s 1992 film stars Nicolas Cage as a drug-addicted cop trying to solve the murders of five Senegalese immigrants in post-Ka...
“I woke up in a puddle of my vomit … I might have stopped breathing … I might have been slipping into a coma … I might have actually temporarily died. I can’t say for sure.”
OPENING: Antichrist (NR) Lars von Trier’s horror film stars Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg as a couple who descend into madness while vacationing at a secluded cabin in the woods. (Opens Friday in Dallas) The Messe...