Supporting Characters (***)

Consistently low key but largely entertaining, ‘Supporting Characters’ is a good little indie flick that gets by on good will and charm. I don’t mean that as a bad thing, just as a way of describing how something as simple as this manages to work. Mainly a comedic look at the difficulties of both personal […]

10 New Images from ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ Starring Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

One of the most anticipated films of 2013 is Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines, starring Academy Award nominees Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper. In Pines, Gosling plays a motorcycle rider turned bank robber, while Cooper is the rookie cop out to stop him. Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta, and Dane DeHaan also star. Fortunately, the film opens March 29th, […]

Warm Bodies (***)

You’d be hard pressed to find a person who was more unsure of Warm Bodies than me when the trailer dropped. In this age of reboots and re-imaginings and remixes, this just seemed like another in the assembly line of ideas. Luckily the writers took care to develop a dynamite script that earns every laugh […]

Weekend Openings: 2/1/2013

So that’s two weeks in a row now that I doubted the likelihood of a “filler” new release taking the top spot at the box office.  This week, I’m calling it: Warm Bodies will attract hoards.  (Watch it be Stallone’s Bullet to the Head that somehow proves me wrong again…).   I’d even wager on […]