Strange is the new normal in Gregg Araki’s splashy and squishy Kaboom.
Operatic and droll, the film wears its period compositions and magisterial length lightly.
Tamara Drewe showcases Stephen Frears as the off-key confectioner of Mrs. Henderson Presents.
The older Woody Allen gets, the more the nebbish-jester mask dissolves to reveal the pinched sneerer underneath.
The best special effect in Danny Boyle’s hectic, ultimately tension-dispersing latest is James Franco’s performance.
Vincent Gallo’s high-pitched whine is back in full force for his latest effort to seize the title of cinema’s great, obnoxious total filmmaker from Jerry Lewis.
François Ozon’s latest is more like Pastiche.
Miral is a middlebrow stew of distracting star cameos, stilted speechifying, and references to The Battle of Algiers.
Takashi Miike embraces his inner classicist with 13 Assassins, a sturdy yet surprisingly conventional samurai saga.
Only tutus and pointe shoes separate the dainty stage in Black Swan from the gladiatorial ring of The Wrestler.
The Town is a fatuous star vehicle that leaves little doubt about who gets the most soulful close-ups.
This is a sturdy introduction to Guitry's uniquely cinematic proscenium.
A worthy release that does justice to Bong's terrific thriller. Hitchcock would be proud.
Pulled from the Warner archives without any restoration, the disc boasts a surprisingly robust image.
Mann loved the west like he loved Greek tragedy or Shakespeare, as an arena for moral and visceral conflict, so intense as to become mythical.