May 4, 2013 Today is May 4, unofficially known as Star Wars Day — seemingly for the lone reason that it presents an opportunity for people to tell one another, "May the Fourth be with you." Fans of the George Lucas films are breaking out costumes and photos, and generally letting their Jedi flag fly.
May 3, 2013 Henry James' put-upon Victorian heroine is now the child of a present-day rock star and her philandering husband, but the dynamics among the observant Maisie and her feckless parents are as painful and revealing as ever.
May 3, 2013 The actor, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in David O. Russell's film which is out now on DVD, talks about watching movies with his father as a kid in Philadelphia. He currently stars in The Place Beyond The Pines with Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes.
May 2, 2013 Carlos Reygadas' beguiling Post Tenebras Lux features a faltering marriage, a glowing red CGI devil and several impenetrable non sequiturs. It's simultaneously beautiful and discordant, comprehensible and elusive; no wonder it earned both boos and the Best Director prize at Cannes.
May 2, 2013 The singer-songwriter and the son who's desperate to escape his legacy are the subjects of Daniel Algrant's sympathetic if simplistic biographical drama.
May 2, 2013 "There are no guarantees in life," intones a mournful adult in Susanne Bier's wan rom-com. Not in life, perhaps, but critic Ella Taylor says the outcome here is a lock from the word go.
May 2, 2013 Olivier Assayas' smart, clear-eyed movie unfolds in the aftermath of the May 1968 student-worker uprising that shook France. (Recommended)
May 2, 2013 In her classic '60s documentary, Shirley Clarke profiles a loquacious 33-year-old gay hustler who dreams of having a nightclub act. Her subject could hardly be more complex — and in examining him, she raises important questions about the relationship between fact and fiction.