The violence of Captain America is very different from the martial-arts violence of The Raid 2. Chris Klimek considers how the nature and explicitness of violence changes the way we perceive it.
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A new film starring Kristen Wiig adapts an Alice Munro short story, filling in huge swaths of negative space that Munro left. But surprisingly, in telling more of the story, the film loses something.
Cameron Crowe's much-loved film turns 25 this week, and unlike a lot of high-school films of its day, it's aged surprisingly well.
The drama The Railway Man follows a former prisoner of war as he struggles with past pain, new love and an unexpected opportunity for confrontation.
Perhaps aware that trailers have become wall-to-wall explosions and noise, the people behind the latest look at Godzilla rely heavily on sudden, creepy quiet.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier puts Cap in charge of saving an America that's visually defined as, of all things, Washington, D.C.
The romantic comedy-drama The Lunchbox, starring Irrfan Khan, presents a challenging case when you consider what's the right moment to talk about a film.
Stories for kids about not fitting in are, perhaps ironically, old hat. And Divergent, much as it strains to appreciate difference, feels an awful lot like everything else.
The new Veronica Mars movie is unsatisfying in part because it continues a juvenile approach to a love story that's no longer about adolescence.
Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis plays the singing and dancing moppet opposite Jamie Foxx in a new version of Annie. In the trailer, she assures us that the sun will still come out tomorrow.