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Movie Review: Walking With the Enemy

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

The chilling, opening speech from Hitler sets the tone for Walking with the Enemy. Unlike a biopic such as Schindler's List, Valkyrie or a mini-seri...

On the Future of Wagnerism: Do New Revelations About Hitler's Taste in Art Cast New Light on Wagner Appreciation?

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

What's to be done about someone whose art is or seems to be so great, but whose prejudices were unquestionably contributory to great evil? How do you continue to appreciate art once aware of the enormity it was accessory to?

Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A roiling visual extrusion rendered from computer-generated imagery, Jack the Giant Slayer makes you long for the days of Ray Harryhausen.

An Inglourious Basterdization of History

Bryan Farrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Farrell

There is a surprising truth about WWII: nonviolence, of the kind Gandhi practiced, was used successfully against the Nazis.

Germans Relish Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

And now there's Quentin Tarantino's Nazi-era splatter film "Inglourious Basterds," which -- to my great surprise -- has rocketed to the top of the Ger...

Brad Pitt Calls Tom Cruise's Nazi Flick 'Ridiculous' | Karen Nickel Anhalt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As far as Brad Pitt is concerned, his new film Inglourious Basterds is the be all and end all of Nazi movies. "The second World War could still del...

Katie Holmes Gets A Weave (Or Extensions) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Katie Holmes sported some new hair at Tuesday's Japanese premiere of "Valkyrie." Her short 'do was on display when she, husband Tom and daughter Suri...

Tom, Katie And Suri Land In Japan (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom, Katie and Suri Cruise landed in Japan on Sunday. Tom's latest movie "Valkyrie" has its Japanese premiere this week. In a departure from their no...

Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise Wow Brazil (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post, AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom Cruise continued his international "Valkyrie" junket in Brazil this week. He and wife Katie Holmes left Suri behind for the Rio premiere Tuesday n...

Tom Cruise's Layered Look: Love It Or Leave It? (PHOTOS/POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom Cruise has been jetting across Europe to promote "Valkyrie," and Monday in Russia he donned a black turtleneck under his collared shirt under a do...

Tom Cruise Stars in Valkyrie, And Illustrates That Slide Down the Slippery Slope to Fascism

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tom Cruise: When I read a script, I see it like an audience and not as a filmmaker, particularly when I get caught up in the picture.

"Valkyrie" Tops Foreign Box Office, #1 In Germany

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Military thriller "Valkyrie" landed atop the foreign box office, while the weekend saw only a smattering of international expansions of awards contend...

Tom Cruise : I've Always Wanted to Kill Hitler

AP | Perez Hilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SEOUL, South Korea — Tom Cruise says playing an anti-Hitler plotter in his latest movie "Valkyrie" fulfilled a childhood fantasy. In real life,...

Your 12 Biggest Questions About Hollywood, Answered

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kelly

Director Bryan Singer worked really hard to get all the Nazi paraphernalia just right in Valkyrie, so why does he let Tom Cruise call Joseph Goebbels "George Gobel?"

Good the Movie is Only Somewhat So: Another Nazi Film About a Flawed Relationship

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Good hasn't a prayer of making any money but if you don't care about only seeing what's in vogue you won't go away feeling unmoved.

Rethinking The Reader

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Critics have been poo-pooing The Reader for the love affair between a minor and older woman, and other reasons, but I say, look again.

The Strange Case of Claus Von Stauffenberg and Valkyrie

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

The Tom Cruise of Valkyrie is all about control, and though his mania seethes beneath the surface, he manages it as Stauffenberg makes his bid to determine Germany's destiny.

'Marley & Me' Wins Again, 'Button' In Third

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson's family dog tale "Marley & Me" nuzzled its way to another top finish at the box office, pulling ...

Tom Cruise May Face Legal Action Over Hitler Globe

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Today's NY Post reports Tom Cruise and "Valkyrie" may face legal action over their use of a likeness Hitler's globe in the film: Cruise, who fights th...

2008 Film Wrap-Up, Part I: The Moments That Mattered

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Let's discuss certain scenes, moments, character beats, and what-not that worked in 2008, regardless of the quality of the films that contained them.

Nazi Themes Dominate In Six Holiday Movies

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — 'Tis the season to gather, be grateful for what we have and share what we can. But for cinephiles, it's awards season, and that me...

Tom Cruise "Distractingly Bad" In "Valkyrie": AP

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Much ado has been made about "Valkyrie," starring Tom Cruise as would-be Hitler assassin Col. Claus von Stauffenberg. There is the release date, wh...

Review: Valkyrie (2008)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Valkyrie is every bit as good as you remember a Tom Cruise movie being, back when you still liked Tom Cruise.

Tom Cruise On "Today": I "Came Across Arrogant" In 2005 (VIDEO)

AP/NBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK - It took a few years, but Tom Cruise says he regrets the tongue-lashing he gave Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today" show the last time he was on. C...

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus von Staffenberg

Jamie Malanowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Malanowski

It's a weird way to mark the season of peace, but it must be said that Hollywood's willingness to spike the eggnog with a bit of blood has led to some interesting mash-ups.