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  • '71 (R)

    In '71, Yann Demange tints the midnight alleys of Belfast like an Irish flag dragged through the mud: black skies, sickly green lamps, and the orange flames of torched cars. more...
  • Big Eyes (PG-13)

    The waifs Walter Keane made famous were known for their huge peepers. more...
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  • Black Nativity (PG)

    I think it was when Nas wandered on set for his second guest verse, toward the middle of Black Nativity, and summarily rhymed "the holy one above me" with "Obi-wan Kenobi" -- during, I might add, a dream sequence in which a Christ is born to a homeless couple in modern-day Times Square while a white-afroed Mary J. Blige belts out a gospel-style carol around them -- that I began to wonder whether this was a parody. more...
  • Black or White (PG-13)

    There are few hard-and-fast rules in screenwriting, but here's one I think we can agree on: Something's gone wrong if your crowd-pleasing family drama asks audiences to hope a child's father proves to be a crackhead. more...
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  • Captain Phillips (PG-13)

    Tom Hanks has built a career out of playing aggressively noble roles, so it's only natural to want to see him taken down a peg. more...
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  • Deli Man (PG-13)

    Chinese and Italian cuisines in America recall the traditions of homelands to which their practitioners can return. more...
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  • Drinking Buddies (R)

    There's some irony in the fact that Joe Swanberg, the archetypal champion of microbudget cinema, has made his greatest film in his first at-bat in the financial big leagues. more...
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  • Effie Gray (PG-13)

    In 1848 Euphemia Gray, a bright and pretty young girl from a family of modest means, left her home in Scotland to marry her era's equivalent of an art-world rock star, the imposingly erudite critic John Ruskin. more...
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  • Focus (R)

    If Grace Kelly had been raised by coyotes, she might have stalked the screen like Focus's Margot Robbie, a va-va-voom blonde with bite. more...
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