Arts & Entertainment

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"The Attack": Can a love story explain the Arab-Israeli conflict?

Like many of the best movies ever, the story of Amin, Siham and their friends and family, is only the front part of the film, while the real story is taking place in the background.

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“The East” probes ultra-left minds in twisted plot

Ellen Page is wonderful in "The East." I've never seen her in a movie when she wasn't wonderful.

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"Winter in the Blood": compelling Native American drama

Winter in the Blood is a compelling, no-holds-barred look the impact of conquest, genocide and displacement

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“Dormant Beauty:” a searing look at death and politics

The topical Dormant Beauty is about - depending on your point of view - the right to die, or rather, perhaps, the right to life.

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Costa-Gavras thrills fans with “Capital”

Costa-Gavras is back with a new thriller about the banking industry.

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"Man of Steel" is the definitive Superman

How do you make a super-powered, cape-wearing alien work in the eyes of a cynical, seen-it-all-before 2013 audience?

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"Far Out Isn't Far Enough": unique art of Tomi Ungerer

Contrast, courage, and challenge ... these are the words one may think of when viewing "Far Out Isn't Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story," written, produced, and directed by Brad Bernstein.

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New “Star Trek” boldly goes...where it's gone before

Star Trek Into Darkness is a pleasant enough popcorn flick with plenty of character development. But it falls short of its full potential.

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"Upstream Color": A vibrant puzzle of a film

Somebody is stalking successful young urban professionals, force-feeding them mind-nullifying worms, and exploiting their suggestive state to rob them of their homes, money and sense of confidence.

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“Crossfire Hurricane:” Rolling Stones at 50

The Rolling Stones may be sarcastic, misogynistic, and more than a little Jurassic, but they have come to define rock and roll.

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