Film


‘Hamilton’ bard in obituary talks

Lin-Manuel Miranda knows that, for some, the story of his life is already written....

February 9, 2020, Sunday


‘Parasite’ a boost to world cinema

THE Oscar nominations for South Korean black comedy “Parasite” are the latest illustration of its success in the United States, but a widespread aversion to subtitles still stands between Korean cinema ...

January 19, 2020, Sunday


Filmmaker scoops Golden Globe

SOUTH Korea’s Bong Joon-ho is an acclaimed filmmaker known for dark and genre-hopping thrillers, and his Golden Globe-winning “Parasite” — a vicious satire about the widening gap between rich and poor ...

January 12, 2020, Sunday


Going back to basics in ‘1917’

After the juggling act of two Bond films, with their cadre of characters and armory of gadgets, Sam Mendes had something cleaner in mind for his next film....

December 29, 2019, Sunday


Adding more color to Xmas films

WITH its multiple teenage characters, the Netflix movie “Let It Snow” is a mix of holiday feels and a John Hughes comedy. But unlike those genres, the movie, about a small town besieged by a Christmas ...

December 22, 2019, Sunday


‘Knives Out,’ a Trump era whodunit

RIAN Johnson’s “Knives Out” unravels not just a good old-fashioned murder mystery but the very fabric of the whodunit, pulling at loose threads until it has intricately, woven together something exceedingly ...

December 8, 2019, Sunday


‘Two Popes,’ a buddy movie in vestments

BELIEVERS of all religions can agree on one thing: The Vatican is an unlikely place for a bromance. The novelty of Fernando Meirelles’ “The Two Popes” is right there in its title. There has only been ...

December 8, 2019, Sunday


Cynical reporter charmed by goodness of real-life character

Director Marielle Heller frames “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pitt...

November 24, 2019, Sunday


Hanks’ change of mind to play iconic children’s TV presenter

Tom Hanks has never played a superhero. But when the actor recently donned a very simple cardigan sweater, and the slacks to go with it, he felt like one....

November 24, 2019, Sunday


Frozen 2 sisters still doing it for themselves

Picture this: A princess is in distress. It looks bad....

November 24, 2019, Sunday




 

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