Film


A see-through half empty ‘Glass’

SAMUEL L. Jackson’s Elijah Price, or Mr Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan’s slow-burn comic book send-up “Unbreakable.” A brilliant, tortured ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday


Tissues ready for canine cutie tear-jerker

HOW much of a sweet tooth do you have when it comes to movies? It’s a question you might want to consider before stepping out for “A Dog’s Way Home,” W. Bruce Cameron adaptation of his book about a dog ...

January 20, 2019, Sunday


Streaming services take on Netflix

STREAMING TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix’s dominance. Netflix ...

January 13, 2019, Sunday


‘Destroyer:’ gripping crime drama

A different Nicole Kidman stares out at us under the harsh Los Angeles sun of the neo-noir “Destroyer.” The actress who famously donned a prosthetic nose for “The Hours” has here gone to greater and grittier ...

January 6, 2019, Sunday


Tale of ‘Stan & Ollie’ is a joy to watch

THERE are lot of movies in theaters right now trying to grab your attention — and dollars — from big superhero spectacles and musical extravaganzas to awards darlings and wannabes. It’s easy to get overwhelmed ...

January 6, 2019, Sunday


This year’s top movie moments, from ‘Shallow’ to ‘The Shining’

A film doesn’t have to be great to have a great moment. They’re not mutually exclusive of course, but a great movie moment is something more ephemeral‚ a few minutes of pure, inexplicable joy, or even ...

December 23, 2018, Sunday


Peter Jackson brings WWI to life

PETER Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth and King Kong’s 1930s New York, but he has now — in perhaps his most acclaimed film — employed all his technical powers ...

December 23, 2018, Sunday


‘Roma’ actress charms Hollywood

YALITZA Aparicio had just gone along with her sister to the casting call for Alfonso Cuaron’s new film. She had no intention of trying out herself. But destiny put her in front of the camera and that ...

December 16, 2018, Sunday


Disappointing take on a great story

THE movie “Mary, Queen of Scots “ is an ambitious re-imagining of the Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I rivalry which dominated English and Scottish politics for two decades with modern flourishes and bold ...

December 9, 2018, Sunday


The perfect zombie musical for Christmas

CONSIDER it an early Christmas gift: “Anna and the Apocalypse” is the zombie horror holiday musical you didn’t know you needed. Just imagining that first pitch meeting is entertainment in itself. “It’s ...

December 9, 2018, Sunday




 

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