June 5th, 2008

Connelly disappeared for years and then started collecting kudos in work like Requiem For a Dream and A Beautiful Mind until reaching the confirmed status of the A list with recent films like Hulk and Blood Diamond . She’s still gorgeous and a great actress but too skinny.

Crips and Bloods Made in America
August 1st, 2009

Every city has a side it doesn’t show the world, and this riveting documentary explains why that of Los Angeles is more dangerous, explosive and racially charged than most.

June 12th, 2008

Two very damaged souls, Nina and Jose, connect over the course of a single day and the seemingly banal facets of life like family, listening, work, children and the heart and soul of a city are the backdrop to their burgeoning relationship.

Forbidden Lie$
September 11th, 2008

The worldwide success of Khouri’s book was skewered by a journalist in Sydney, and it’s shone a light on a never-ending backstory of a hidden husband and kids, duped former friends and victims of various scams.

Starship Troopers: Marauder
August 21st, 2008

The social commentary that made Paul Verhoeven’s 1997 original such a subversive classic is also there, but it’s less adeptly handled in Neumeier’s hands, who does the little asides about the fascist Federation a little too cack-handedly to hit their targets as satire.

Deja Vu
July 12th, 2007

When a mutilated and murdered woman turns up on the bank in an apparently unrelated crime, Denzel smells the rat. He’s approached by the FBI to take part in a top secret surveillance program where they can look at any point in the city exactly four days before in an unceasing datastream.

Favela Rising Audiences got a glimpse of the flipside of life in Rio de ...
November 16th, 2006

Cradle 2 the Grave The Film Teenage-boy-in-man's-body producer Joel Silver's latest in his self-styled 'hip urban action ...
October 1st, 2003

Gone Baby Gone Mystic River was an acting masterclass but as a story it left ...
November 6th, 2008

Lonely Hearts Why some movies go straight to DVD is a mystery. Sure, it's ...
January 11th, 2008

Hollywoodland Part film noir, part biopic, director Allan Coulter recreates the glamour years ...
July 12th, 2007

Die Anther Day The Film Director Lee Tamahori cranks the needle way past 007 in a ...
July 1st, 2003