Sci-fi is such a perfect microscope for examining contemporary problems!
If you have any interest at all in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Gatekeepers" is essential viewing.
If you're tired of hearing about zombies...that's probably too bad. America's most popular monster shows no sign of shambling away quietly.
The follow-up to the abysmal 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which royally ticked off fans and critics alike, The Wolverine fixed everything that was wrong with the eponymous character's story.
Del Toro is a master of visual design. The monsters and robots are so full of detail they become characters. The scale is truly immersive and the action is spectacular.
Ellen Page is wonderful in "The East." I've never seen her in a movie when she wasn't wonderful.
The movie is about a recent college graduate, Kate. Everywhere she goes, her debt follows her, symbolized by a creeping red mist.
This radical icon remains full of grace: Bogged down she's not, as she remains ready for the revolution, whatever form it may take.
The topical Dormant Beauty is about - depending on your point of view - the right to die, or rather, perhaps, the right to life.
Our Nixon, shown at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, is a compilation film by Penny Lane about the only U.S. president who resigned and left office in disgrace.