April 16, 2013 A plain but powerful piece of documentary filmmaking, Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm gives a solid account of the late drummer Levon Helm — formerly of The Band — as he makes music and tells tales with a group of friends and fellow players. (Recommended)
April 16, 2013 A documentary airing tonight on PBS tells the story of the five young black and Latino men wrongly convicted of the 1989 assault and rape of a white female jogger in Manhattan's Central Park. Ken Burns made the film with his eldest daughter, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon.
April 15, 2013 A new documentary examines the history of women warriors and asks why we haven't had our Wonder Woman movie yet.
April 15, 2013 The trailer for the next Hunger Games movie brings a darker, more explicitly political story.
April 12, 2013 A romantic comedy saluting Woody Allen's contributions to the genre ought to be bound for success, n'est-ce pas? Not so with Paris-Manhattan, a meandering film that takes a smart premise and runs it into the Paris streets.
April 11, 2013 Terrence Malick's latest cinematic meditation doesn't seem to have much to do with anything; it's pretty but largely pointless, a globe-trotting film with a fondness for lyrical internal monologues and unlikely international juxtapositions.
April 11, 2013 British director Ken Loach is known as a pioneering and regular analyst of his country's underclass. So The Angels' Share, a charming and mostly cheery misadventure with whiskey and madcap heists gone awry, is a surprise and welcome deviation from his righteous norm.
April 11, 2013 Brandon Cronenberg's debut feature imagines a future where celebrity diseases are expensive addictions for their fans. It's glossy and gruesome — but there's not a lot under its shiny, carefully composed surfaces.
April 11, 2013 The eternally off-kilter character actor David Cross has nearly found a match for his talents in the apocalyptic It's A Disaster. Not everything works in this madcap adventure at the end of the world, but Cross can notch a win on his belt for his turn as baffled straight man in this toxic charmer.