May 30, 2013 In this slightly batty new thriller, rising star Brit Marling plays a former FBI agent infiltrating an anarchist group. Will she give up her corporate ways? Will the eco-terrorists be able to eat their vegan meals while straitjacketed? Watch and see.
May 30, 2013 The Oscar-winning director of the documentary Man on Wire crafts an intimate drama about the conflict in Northern Ireland. Through tight closeups, brilliant performances and careful pacing, a national crisis plays out in individual terms. (Recommended)
May 30, 2013 In a TV director's film debut, jokes overwhelm the characters and plot. Though the cast includes such likable personalities as Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, the runaway boys at the film's core subsist on rotisserie chicken, telegraphed situations and sour gags.
May 30, 2013 WUKYThis is the year that drive-in movie theater owners have dreaded: They must convert their projectors from film to digital. It costs tens of thousands of dollars to make the switch, and that may be too much for many of the remaining 400 or so drive-ins left in the United States.
May 30, 2013 At 80, Caine has no plans to slow down his decades-spanning acting career. He plays an investor in the new thriller Now You See Me and has plans for at least three more films. These days, he says, he's more a movie actor than a movie star, but he finds the smaller roles to be just as fascinating.
May 30, 2013 Now this is a movie all about how two humans live 1,000 years from now. Neither one's got even a lick of mirth as they land with a creature back on ruined Earth. Will Smith, Jaden Smith, M. Night Shyamalan — might have been better if one got his humor on.
May 30, 2013 In Richard Linklater's third film about Jesse and Celine, the two have officially coupled up, but it's no fairy tale. The love is still there, but the daily grind is getting in the way of communication. Linklater, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy join Fresh Air's Terry Gross to talk about the new film.
May 29, 2013 Fresh Air's critic at large John Powers returns from the 2013 Cannes Film Festival with tales of the good, the bad, and the parties. He says Blue Is the Warmest Color was "the film of the festival" while Only God Forgives was the biggest disappointment.
May 28, 2013 A new piece in The Atlantic argues that American men lack charm, both in the movies and in real life.
May 28, 2013 We look at the trailer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt's first feature as a writer and director.
May 25, 2013 One of Keith Carradine's most famous roles in recent years was as Wild Bill Hickok on the HBO TV show Deadwood. But Carradine is also a musician, and it was a song that jump-started his career — and another that drew him to his latest Broadway role.