Few things connect with audiences like a devoted dog and his owner.
Even the silly “Beethoven” franchise scores points on that front. What happens when that dog is comprised of …
We missed you, Billy.
Comic actor Billy Crystal isn’t doing many movies these days, his string of smashes (“City Slickers”) and misfires (“Mr. Saturday Night”) in the rear view mirror.
Hollywood is making progress, finally, on how it treats mentally challenged characters.
Wacky comedies like “The Dream Team,” about a group of mentally unstable patients, were once the norm. Now, …
Peak TV is a glorious thing, but it’s far from perfect.
Example A: “Hunters,” the new Amazon Prime series starring the legendary Al Pacino. The ‘70s set thriller reveals a …
When I used to cover Miramax’s legacy in my film classes, I’d speak of Harvey Weinstein with genuine awe and admiration.
Lecturing on a section dealing with the 1990s independent …
Audiences who line up to see the “Freedom to Laugh” tour must do a double or triple take.
It’s one thing to expect right-leaning laughs from the event, billed as …
“Downhill” is like Methadone for your “Marriage Story” addiction.
The latter showed a relationship in its death throes. “Downhill,” the American remake of 2014’s “Force Majeure,” X-rays a middle-aged couple …
Horror movies can take two very different path.
The first? Make the deaths so clever, so over the top that you don’t give a dang about the folks biting the …
The first narrative film to capture the Weinstein era removes everything salacious about the subject.
“The Assistant” does more than that, though.
It bleaches out the characters, motivations, drama and …