"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" is visually stunning, unfolding professionally within a familiar bio-pic template.
Gal Gadot, a relatively unknown Jewish Israeli actress, has been cast in the role of Wonder Woman. Some are pondering what a female superhero means in modern times.
I really liked this movie, mainly because of its unusual characters based on actual historical figures.
"The Book Thief" is not a happy movie. It's narrated by Death, though he's a trifle friendlier than usually depicted.
Conventional thinkers, hacks and propagandists may seek to perpetrate and perpetuate lone gunman, magic bullet and other cover-ups about assassinations and the like - but the big screen knows better!
As superhero flicks go, this one is still pretty standard fare for the casual viewer, but that doesn't mean it's not enjoyable.
Dallas Buyers Club is an uplifting morality tale that's about as good as the art of cinema gets.
MICA keeps the focus on the crisis of mass incarceration in the United States with a showing Nov. 14 of the film "Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners."
Since there are so few films coming to us out of Cuba, it's always a momentous occasion to see them - whether good or bad.
The movies that follow are fantasies based on real, immediate, contemporary threats.