Thursday, August 18, 2022

COLUMN: All-white Academy nominees reveal bigger industry problem

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, but the talk of who was not nominated...

’13 Hours’ in Benghazi

Former Marines John “Tig” Tiegen and Mark “Oz” Geist never aspired to write a book about their experiences in Benghazi. That was before politics...

Review: ‘Carol’

Told with delicacy by director Todd Haynes and with exquisite performances from its two leads, Carol is a beautiful technical achievement and a wonderfully...

Review: ‘Joy’

The biopic about the headstrong Miracle Mop creator is deeply flawed in its structure, but is elevated by great work from Jennifer Lawrence. Joy, directed...

Review: ‘Daddy’s Home’

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg give it their all, but they can not save Daddy’s Home from its formulaic plot and its wide range...

Review: ‘The Big Short’

Adam McKay’s take on the economic collapse of 2007-2010 succeeds on its richly dark humor, scathing performances and awards worthy editing. The Big Short is...

Review: ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’

A bus ride with a bunch of people you do not know sound more pleasing than a road chip with these furry annoyances. Alvin and...

Review: ‘Sisters’

In a year of great female-lead comedies, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler almost add to the roster with the hilarious but uneven Sisters. Sisters follows...

Review: ‘The Danish Girl’

Coming off of his critically acclaimed role as Stephen Hawking, Eddie Redmayne is going for the gold again playing one of the first recipients...

Review: ‘Macbeth’

Many have attempted to recreate Shakespeare's most famous plays, but few have succeeded as well as director Justin Kurzel with his new film Macbeth. Macbeth...

Review: ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

The seafaring epic boasts stunning imagery and technical wizardry that attracts awards attention. However, for all its achievements in style, there is little substance...

Review: ‘Steve Jobs’

Steve Jobs is a man who has revolutionized technology with Apple. As a result, he is one of media’s most talked-about subjects. There most...