If you could find an app that combined the cumulative knowledge of Laura Thielen and George Eldred -- about movies in general and short films in particular -- then your Netflix subscription would be worth like a gazillion dollars.
On March 28th, the Redford Theatre in Detroit is set to screen Pandora's Box, the 1929 silent film starring screen legend Louise Brooks. For Metro Detroiters, it's a special opportunity to see one of the great films of the silent era on the big screen of a restored 1928 theater.
There is little evidence to support concerns that PG-13 rated movies are sparking an epidemic of gun violence among youth because there is no epidemic of gun violence among youth.
Films about the generation gap tend to pit parent versus child, old values against new, youth versus age, experience against optimism. Which is what makes Noah Baumbach's While We're Young such a treat...
Since the Internet provides very few ways to trick you into thinking that your shoelace is untied, I thought it far more convenient to trick you into thinking the following ten headlines somehow represented reality.
Most of the time they are pantomiming, which means that not a vocal word is coming from their mouth at all, rather, they are simply mouthing words while matching them with physical movement. And nine times out of ten, it's gibberish, random, and unplanned.
It's one of those sleeper hits, kinda like how John Wick was last year, with a premise and plot so invariably silly and unbelievable that you say, oh wow, this is ridiculous and... kind of amazing?
If the fictional world of film and TV shows a landscape of female characters who are diverse, who have unique attributes, who are CEOs and doctors and scientists -- how will that inspire our children? Will our children expect women in leadership roles? It should then be normal.
Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart seem like a match made in the acquisitions or marketing department, aiming for the merger of two different comedians' respective audiences, which don't necessarily overlap.
The plot centers on a millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will Ferrell) who has been convicted of a crime and is being sent to prison. Scared to death, he looks for someone, his car detail guy Darnell (Kevin Hart), to show him the ropes.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent doesn't change that dynamic much, but during its final minutes, it ups the visuals to a level that almost compensates for a weak beginning.
It makes sense that Goldman would have an unapologetic outlook on her comedy. Joan Rivers was, after all, one of her favorite comedians.
Every business struggles with naming their company and for good reason. For most of you, it's a process that's unfamiliar, necessitating skills that are at times one off, with not a lot of clear guidelines for finding your way home.
Young and Beautiful sounds like a terrible soap opera, but this French film by the director of Swimming Pool centers on a teenager with a secret life as a blasé sex worker. (Actually, maybe it could be a soap opera...) Let's just hope mom doesn't find out!
It's a catch-all episode of the MovieFilm Podcast as Brian and Zaki await the arrival of the much-anticipated Furious 7, which kicks off the summer movie season in a few short weeks.