I went to see Cadillac Records with two of my movie buddies on the night after opening in Houston. This great movie is an exceptional attempt to portray the genius of African-American music.
The director of “The Namesake,” Mira Nair, seems to be making a deliberately foreign film in America. The film is based on the 2004 novel of the same title by Jhumpa Lahiri.
In Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker’s movie “The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair,” the camera spends a great deal of time focused on the face of Yunis Abbas.