Writer/director David O. Russell has a knack for preserving his very offbeat voice, even in his higher-budget Hollywood endeavors.
Adam McKay made his feature directorial debut nine years ago with “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” — still the funniest showcase for the talents of Will Ferrell, McKay's frequent writing partner.
The 2010 graphic novel adaptation "Kick-Ass" wasn't a big hit, despite (or because of) some controversy over its violence.
If it's a truism that art reflects the surroundings and the time that it's made, there's another accompanying truth equally durable: All artists have to navigate in the surroundings they work in. Da Vinci could schmooze wealthy patrons, and Michelangelo had no...
"Marley was dead, to begin with."
After a three-year gap, Bruce Willis and his classiest on-screen posse returned in this follow up to the original “Red” (2010) — not to be mistaken for “Red” (2008), a more serious film starring Brian Cox, who also appears in...
I try to approach restaurants with impartiality but the cold hard truth is I don't like cupcakes. The white sugar, white flour, and unnatural colors turn me off. They're the adult version of Barbie dolls. I prefer my sweets more rustic.
Hanging out is the ethos and raison d'être of writer-director Laura Colella's micro-budget indie, "Breakfast With Curtis," a drama too relaxed to dwell on conflict. Neighborly strife comes to a head in the film's first scene, when Syd (Theo Green), a childfree crank, blows his top at his 9-year-old neighbor (Jonah Parker) for throwing a rock at a cat. Tension then dissipates from the movie, leaving just enough friction to perhaps produce a second of static cling.
There's something dispiritingly familiar about "Dancing on a Dry Salt Lake," writer-director-star Dominique De Fazio's tale of a white man's journey into Native American mysticism.