Jodie Foster’s ‘Money Monster’ is an effective critique of the recent financial crisis and a good popcorn potboiler—it’s just not both at the same time.
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Like its titular space structure, ‘Elysium’ hovers over its characters and social issues without ever fully addressing either.
Earth lies in squalor in the first trailer for ‘District 9’ director Neill Blomkamp’s second film, ‘Elysium’.
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards brought with it messy emotional moments entirely appropriate to the Hollywood awards show!
Three Film Misery contributors from different corners of the world talk about Roman Polanski and the exciting movies of 2012 for this week’s episode.
Roman Polanski does not bring anything new with ‘Carnage,’ but with a taut 79-minute running time and four great actors it makes for a very worthy trip to the cinema.
A pre-emptive look at the people, movies, moments, and anything else unlikely to receive the credit (or derision) they deserve in 2011.
Another much anticipated film has screened at a major festival and been received without much pomp nor circumstance.
Here’s a challenge – see ‘The Beaver’ while trying not to think of its real life parallels. It would be worth seeing even if it did not have any.
I was excited when it was my turn to write this column for May. The start of the summer season, lots of great movies to be jazzed about… or so I thought. Bridesmaids, definitely. Thor, not so much. Find out about which movies are most anticipated in May.
Cannes anticipation, ‘The Beaver’ works, trailers for ‘Last Night’ and ‘Beautiful Boy’…
Jodie Foster is hoping you can forgive Mel Gibson and see her film. Will his sympathetic protagonist help him have a comeback?
The Silence of the Lambs is as vivid, vibrant and artistically relevant today as it was when released.