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Spike Lee is doing a good deed with a good read. more
When the going gets tough, the tough watch rom-coms. more
"Crip Camp," a documentary about a "summer camp for the handicapped run by hippies" that inspired the disabled rights movement, opened the Sundance Film Festival in January with volunteers turning … more
Self-isolation is in some ways the movie lover's idealized state. more
Every few years, Vin Diesel likes to remind audiences that he does do movies that are not of the fast and furious or alien tree variety. He'll throw in an "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" or a "The Last … more
The outbreak of a novel coronavirus has many convinced that we are headed for the scenario depicted in the movie "Contagion." more
"Onward" features an openly LGBTQ character and that's a big deal — for a Disney film. more
Seeing his characters on the big screen is old hat for Bob Layton, the comic book artist, writer and editor who lives here. more
Max von Sydow, Swedish star of Bergman films, 'The Exorcist,' dies at 90     By Nardine Saad Los Angeles Times   Swedish actor Max von Sydow, the stately … more
Amid mounting coronavirus fears, which led to the unprecedented cancellation of the South by Southwest festival on Friday, enough moviegoers turned out to see "Onward" to make the Disney-Pixar film … more
LOS ANGELES — Universal and Blumhouse's "The Invisible Man" opened in movie theaters in first place with $29 million, exceeding analyst predictions of $20 million, according to estimates from … more
On the froth-to-grit Jane Austen spectrum, the new "Emma" falls very pleasantly in the region of the 1996 film version starring Gwyneth Paltrow. The latest "Emma," marking the feature directorial … more
The digital wizards at Pixar Animation Studios pride themselves, with good reason, on their originality and ingenuity, but this particular once-upon-a-time scene setter feels curiously, even knowingly derivative. It means to remind us of an era when magic ruled the earth, and to assure us that it will rule again. more
Fresh off "Lady Bird" (2017), a wonderful movie about a young writer leaving home, the writer-director Greta Gerwig has made another wonderful movie about a young writer leaving home, although she … more
When it's done right, sound in film doesn't call attention to itself, it just comes off as perfectly natural. When Chewbacca speaks in the "Star Wars" saga, for instance, he sounds the way a … more
Cardi B's film career shows no signs of slowing down. The Bronx-born rapper, 27, is hitting the road with the upcoming "Fast & Furious 9," she confirmed in an Instagram video with franchise star … more
Two years ago at the Toronto International Film Festival, a movie about Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, Nikola Tesla and, for a climax, the dazzling illumination of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, … more
The words "elevated horror" have recently spurred debate and defensiveness among cinephiles, particularly those who reject the notion that horror needed elevating in the first place. But "The … more
It's hard to talk about why the South Korean phenomenon "Parasite" has captured the imagination of a broad international film audience without talking about "Joker," the other conspicuous … more
The succinct documentary "On the President's Orders," from co-directors Olivier Sarbil and James Jones, wastes no frames as it artfully chronicles the dehumanizing effects of hateful rhetoric turned … more
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