Isaac Weeks reviews Disney Animation Studio’s newest animated film Wreck-it Ralph and Flight, featuring Denzel Washington.
This week, you get three movie reviews for the price of one. Otherwise, the entire front page of New Raleigh would look like Ain’t It Cool News this weekend.
Jonathan Demme has reteamed with venerable rocker Neil Young for their third collabaritive concert-doc in six years with Neil Young Journeys.
While September is usually considered a dumping ground for the product that the major studios offer us, this month is packed with interesting indies.
How does the remake of Total Recall compare to the original 1990 release? Our film critic takes a look.
For more than a decade now, Dreamworks has taken a massive dump on consumers’ heads. Since the somewhat surprising mega-success that was 2001’s Shrek, Dreamworks has filled their coffers with the box office receipts from their animated fare.
For all of my cheap digs at this film, the one thing that it has going for it is the directing style of Rupert Sanders. Sanders, here making his directorial debut, shows a real talent for dark-hued flair.
What does this movie tell the young people currently attempting to complete film school in the hopes they will someday make it? What does it show to the kid who is attempting to showcase true human emotions in their work?
Despite first hitting American airwaves with the Emmy nominated Da Ali G Show, Sasha Baron Cohen is seemingly destined to be burdened with the expectations of an audience that only recognizes him as the mastermind of the comedy smash Borat.
The summer season officially begins today with the release of The Avengers, the superhero team-up epic that has been years in the making.
This may be another instance where my expectations walking in were so low that I am overpraising the film, but THINK isn’t just a funny movie, it may have been the most fun I have had in a theater in months.
It’s Christmas time once again for area film buffs.
Jeff (Jason Segel) is a 30-year-old living in his mother’s basement, unemployed and lacking direction.
Amnesia has been used by every two bit TV show that needed an easy B-plot for sweeps season since televisions first entered our living rooms.
These are dark and troubling times, my friends. Sure, it’s been said countless times how Hollywood is bereft of ideas, turning toward sequels and reboots countless times to bring in our shekels; and yes, it’s not unheard of for a wide release film to “borrow” a scene or two from a recent blockbuster.
I don’t know if this is just a case of my cynicism flairing up, but have you noticed family films just aren’t what they used to be? Seriously, back in the Golden Age of Cinema (the 80s-90s), it seemed Hollywood was releasing classics by the handful. You had your Gremlins; E.T.; the Indiana Jones trilogy; etc.
I couldn’t help but wonder where this film would have found itself without the star wattage of Daniel Radcliffe, here to anchor the film. The latest release from CBS Films, quickly making a name for itself as the home for winter months schlock to fill theater screens.
Albert Nobbs began life as a short story, written by the great Irish author George Moore in 1918. Moore was a wonderful writer, ahead of his time in many ways, chief among them his descriptions of the lives of adulterers, prostitutes, and your everyday working class as naturalistic protagonists, instead of the Dickensian characters that most readers had grown accustomed to at the time.
Ever so often moviegoers are blessed to be presented with a film that seemingly appears from out of the blue; a movie that rattles the film industry with its sheer originality and spawns copycats for years to come.
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