January 10, 2013 It traces familiar paths and patterns, but Johannes Roberts' Storage 24 is sufficiently entertaining as a group of misfits face off with a deadly alien in a cavernous London storage facility.
January 10, 2013 Ruben Fleischer's pulpy, violent noir homage is big on extralegal anti-mob action and paced like a dime-store novel — but it's noticeably short on nuance.
January 10, 2013 Barry Battles' The Baytown Outlaws aims at criminal comedy, and the film's joyous mashup of traditional crime and modern music makes for one splashy trip down along the Gulf Coast.
January 10, 2013 Forced to move back home with his family after a messy breakup, Reuben (Nicolas Maury) must come to terms with both his mother (Carmen Maura) and his French- Jewish roots.
January 10, 2013 Struck by Lightning is an all-too-familiar teen movie, with Glee star Chris Colfer as a small-town high-schooler struggling to make the grade — though Rebel Wilson adds zest to the film as his eager literary minion.
January 10, 2013 The anti-slavery movie has picked up a dozen Oscar nominations. Its resonance may stem partly from the way in which it shows politicians working out a deal on a tough issue — something many Americans ardently wish for today.
January 10, 2013 The director of Zero Dark Thirty is perhaps the biggest non-nomination to emerge from this morning's announcements, but a fantasy about life in the bayou and a French love story had strong showings.
January 10, 2013 Lincoln is among nine movies competing for "best picture." The others: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.
January 9, 2013 There hasn't been a major Hollywood movie in recent memory with more confounding racial politics that Django Unchained. And there probably isn't a film more representative of Hollywood's take on race than Lincoln.