Beat-era morality tale plays its safe.
Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) never killed anyone, but once upon a time he knew someone who did and this human tragedy broke his heart and opened his soul to all kinds of possibilities, cerebral and sensual, artistic and political. At least...
Themes of sex and lust are all the rage at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
After a relatively fallow year in 2012, Sundance has lived up to its promise of sex, sex and more sex in its 2013 program. The most obvious films, though, haven't necessarily been the best. Anne Fontaine's Australia-France co-production Tw...
A triumphant, spell-binding finale for the Hogwarts wizards.
And so it ends, with arguably the most thrilling, spectacular, emotionally intense and vividly realised instalment of the record-breaking franchise.Fully vindicating the producers’ decision to end the series with a double-header, Harry Potter and...
An expansive, dark start to the long goodbye for the Hogwarts wizards.
The most pressing questions raised by the seventh edition of the most successful film franchise of all time can be summarized thus: Was Warner Bros.’ decision to film J.K. Rowling’s final Harry Potter novel as a two-parter a cynical plan to...
Not-so-young wizards weave their greatest magic.
A lot has changed in the two years since audiences were last transported to the magical realm of the Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and it’s all to the good. The sixth edition of J.K. Rowling’s blockbuster franchise...