Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…
Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam in the third act.
Our thoughts on three new shows: ABC's Secrets and Lies, FOX's Last Man on Earth, and CBS's Battle Creek.
A guide to the latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya," "St. Vincent," and four fantastic Criterion releases.
Famous scenes from great movies, re-enacted with stick figures.
A 2015 table of contents for reviews written by students in the Columbia Links journalism program of film including "Afraid of Dark" by May B. and "The N Word" by Todd Williams.
A video interview with the Oscar-winning star of "Still Alice," Julianne Moore.
Oscar's idling empathy machine; "Modern Family" episode filmed on smartphones; Madonna is superhuman; The trailer is not the movie; The works of Tyrus Wong.
"Birdman," "Whiplash," "The Theory of Everything," and "Big Hero 6" hit Blu-ray just in time to capitalize on their Oscar wins, along with a complete list of how and when to see all of the 2015 Oscar nominees.
An interview with star of stage, film, and TV, Colm Feore.
Balder and Dash
An obituary for jazz musician Clark Terry, the subject of "Keep On Keepin' On."
A review of Marquis Daisy's "Smile" by Chicago Urban League student Matthew Reilly.
Festivals & Awards
Glenn Kenny comments on awards season, Sean Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, and the actual Oscars.
Oscars saved by the music; Julie Andrews glows in "Sound of Music"; Films of Michael Mann reassessed; Rise of the reactress; Let's get out of here.
Festivals & Awards
A recap of the winners at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.
An FFC looks at the "Taken" saga.
A review of Marquis Daisy's "Smile" by Chicago Urban League student Brandon Towns.