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Movie Review: Despite Its Problems, GANGSTER SQUAD Is an Enjoyable Diversion

  My biggest sticking point with Ruben Fleischer's junky-but-not-unenjoyable action thriller Gangster Squad is the title.  Gangster Squad.  Here's the thing: I don't doubt that, in real life,...

Movie Review: Willem Dafoe Brings Understated Intensity to THE HUNTER

If nothing else, the eco-thriller The Hunter reminds viewers of Willem Dafoe's powerful on-camera presence.  The Hunter isn't technically a one-man show, but it often feels like...

Movie Review: The Tragedy of the Meh, or JOHN CARTER

The buzz on Disney's John Carter was so good/bad/all-encompassing that it doomed the picture from the jump.  We spent literally years hearing about its litany of issues...

DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 20 March – 27 March

From one film season into another: Valerie Donzelli's Declaration of War marks the next big yearly movie movement, the Cannes Film Festival.  The picture is the opening...

Movie Review: A Portrait of the Movie Star in Crisis – George Clooney and...

Some of the best movie moments occur when the camera catches the birth of a star, fully formed.  Think Eddie Murphy intimidating that redneck bar in 48...

CultureMob Giveaway: Win THE DESCENDANTS on DVD

Courtesy of the good folks at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, CultureMob is offering a special giveaway for The Descendants DVD.  Rather than summarize the plot of filmmaker...

Overkill Tap God Forbid For Upcoming Tour

Following the recent departures of Aborted and System Divide, Overkill has stepped up to find one killer replacement. Overkill has rebranded their forthcoming U.S. trek “The Electric Age...

Aborted, System Divide Back Out Of Overkill Tour

Say what? This blows a big burlap sack full of lamb and goat cocks! Aborted and System Divide have both backed out of Overkill‘s forthcoming “Killfest 2 Tour.” Don’t...

Gary Oldman Finally Gets an Oscar Nomination

Gary Oldman finally gets his first Oscar nomination, and it's definitely long overdue. The character actor has given many performances worthy of at least a nomination, but...

Scorsese's 'Hugo' Leads Oscar Nominees for the 84th Academy Awards

Now that the Golden Globes are receding into distant memory, it's time for the movie industry's most star-spangled event - the Academy Awards. Nominees have just been...

If Robert DeNiro Was a Mouseketeer: A Critical Appraisal of Ryan Gosling (Part 2)

Note:  for Part 1, click HERE. No one would consider The Notebook a game-changer. Nicholas Sparks' beyond-saccharine novel is the stuff of daytime soap operas, and the 2004...

Movie Review: Alexander Payne's "The Descendants"

The Descendants is a funny, well acted, and fantastically directed film by the great Alexander Payne (Sideways, About Schmidt). This is the type of movie that a...

Alexander Payne's "Descendants" Wisely Written and Beautifully Acted

Alexander Payne hasn't made a film since 2004's "Sideways" and he has yet to misfire. His latest, "The Descendants," is a film so intimate and honest that...

Blackguard Back Out Of Killfest 2 Tour

Yup. They did. Blackguard has confirmed that they’ve pulled out of the “Killfest 2” tour like George Clooney. Dude must pull out. He has no children we know...

When Clooney Met Kaufman: CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND

They say opposites attract, and the biopic-conspiracy thriller-surrealist head trip Confessions of a Dangerous Mind represents an irresistible attraction.  In the Red Corner: the lantern-jawed Positive that...

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