The one-take gimmick may be most marketable attribute to ‘Silent House,’ but Elizabeth Olsen is the true star of this minimalist thriller.
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The real tragedy to this lumbering, deathly serious Space Opera is what little fun it is.
Brief reviews of ‘In Darkness,’ ‘Coriolanus,’ ‘A Better Life’ and ‘Margaret.’
With the release of ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ this past weekend, we rank the films of venerable animation studio from worst to best.
Short reviews on the Documentary Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ may be a lesser effort from Studio Ghibli, but that doesn’t mean it won’t charm your socks off.
Short reviews on the Live-Action Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
Short reviews on the Animated Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
‘Man on a Ledge’ is a lazy, hopelessly generic heist thriller that will be forgotten even before the final credits start to roll.
The Oscar Nominations will be announced tomorrow. Here are some darker-than-dark horses Justin is crossing his fingers for, even if they have no chance whatsoever of getting nominated.
Stephen Daldry’s latest effort is jam-packed with emotion and sentimentality, but fails to turn it into compelling melodrama.
A.C.E. honors the best work done by editors in the year of 2011.
Stay tuned for live commentary and results throughout the night during the Golden Globes!
The only thing about ‘Sleepless in Seattle,’ our first movie in our Romantic Comedy Marathon, that is more disturbing than Meg Ryan’s behavior is the fact that it all sort of works.
Additional honorees included Pedro Almodovar, Janet McTeer and – for a very inspired reason – Justin Bieber.
‘The Artist’ accused of rape, new rules for nonfiction Oscar hopefuls, and a rare fluff interview from Jon Stewart.
‘The Darkest Hour’ is so besotted with terrible filmmaking that you will keel over either from sheer boredom or uncontrollable laughter.
All movies, even the not-so-great ones, deserve a second glance. Justin picks ten films he promises to give another shot.
It was hard whittling down this year’s Best of the Year list to twenty films, let alone ten.
A pre-emptive look at the people, movies, moments, and anything else unlikely to receive the credit (or derision) they deserve in 2011.