While We're Young
While We’re Young searches for the blurry line we all cross once we’ve entered middle age, finds it and tramples all over it, but it…
Imagine an "R" rated "Lassie" by way of "Spartacus." That's Kornél Mundruczó's "White God," a brutal but stirring fantasy about street dogs rising up against a cruel and indifferent human society.
In this exuberant but ultimately simpleminded comedy, a car wash owner (Kevin Hart) helps a wimpy hedge fund manager (Will Ferrell) get ready for prison by toughening him up.
A film teacher looks back on "The Breakfast Club," partly through the eyes of her students.
"Danny Collins," starring Al Pacino as an old pop singer trying rediscover meaning and purpose in life, is an appealing comedy with a streak of melodrama, and a great lead performance.
A report on the film criticism panel hosted by Chaz Ebert at SXSW 2015.
Eight things the writer wants you to know about Albert Maysles, the pioneering documentary filmmaker who died last week at age 88.
A 2002 Star-Ledger profile of Albert Maysles, by MZS.
This month's Unloved looks at two films deemed disasters: Michael Cimino's "Heaven's Gate" and Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger"
Captain's log: eight fifth graders, one adult, one James Cameron movie.
David Cronenberg's film of Bruce Wagner's Hollywood satire-nightmare turns ludicrous situations into operatic tragedy.