A Wrinkle in Time’s by and large cramped worlds never look like anything other than animated projections.
Director Timothy Reckart’s The Star turns the greatest story ever told into just another kids’ movie.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks awkwardly and cumbersomely arrives at its revelations.
Ava DuVernay’s Selma paradoxically presents nonviolent civil rights protest as something akin to a military campaign.
What will make it essential for future generations isn’t mere flashpoint topicality, but the way it aligns an old struggle with a current one.
The Butler is likely to crack the Best Picture lineup, even if claiming the big prize is all but impossible.