James Franco's film about the making of the 'Citizen Kane of bad movies' is anything but a disaster.
A film based on the making of The Room has the whiff of a late night drunken conversation gone too far. Does the world need a film exploring the production of Tommy Wiseau's inadvertent cult classic? A chat fueled by too many beers would suggest...
A contemporary family tale that cuts through the cliché.
At first it appeared that Los Angeles would defeat Lisa Cholodenko. Having made her feature debut in 1998 with the magisterially still High Art, a New York-set tale that documented the transference between ambition and desire, the writer-director...
One of the sideshow freaks in Paul Weitz’s adaptation of the teen-gothic novels gets by with no innards; his upper body wobbles on an exposed spine. It is an affliction he exploits for profit, as do all of the mutants in the 'Cirque du Freak’....
Jennifer Lawrence commands the screen in smart, thrilling, dystopian sci-fi adventure.
At last, a teenage heroine who’s smart, strong-willed and resourceful and isn’t prone to mope around pining for a pale vampire. Yes, Katniss Everdeen is no Bella Swan. And with due respect to the talented Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence...