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"Hop" = No Hope (Unless You're White)

John Shore | Posted 05.15.2012 | Latino Voices
John Shore

The primary, overt, not-even-slightly-subtle message of the deplorable movie Hop, out on DVD March 23, is that the very idea of Hispanics succeeding is a joke.

A Stern Reminder about the Race in Universal Pictures' Hop

Mark Cassello | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Cassello

On March 23, 2012, Universal Pictures will release the Easter-themed film, Hop, on Blu-ray and DVD. Although some hail Hop as a family-friendly Easter...

Doomsday Cinema, Part 2: Oscar-Nom The Turin Horse, Final Week in New York (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

If the end of the world or your final film? is when you say what you really mean, perhaps with The Turin Horse, Béla Tarr is giving the last laugh to the Gypsies of his state-seized debut film (shot at age 16) and delivering a stone-cold classic.

Leonard Maltin's Top Indie Films To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The early fall has not proven to be a prime time for movies, so far, with quantity outpacing quality by a country mile. But if you search the nooks an...

Wilco Returns, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays A Cancer Victim

Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

Monday, September 26 "Gossip Girl" returns for season five and takes its drama out west to Hollywood. Watch for a guest starring appearance from El...

What Oscar Noms Got Right

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Oscars come around so late in the process that it's like electing a prom queen... after the seniors have graduated and moved away to college.

2010: The Year in Non-Audience-Friendly Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's that time of year when critics get all nostalgic -- or up on their high horses, depending -- about the year that is rapidly drawing to a close. ...

Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For a variety of reasons, most of them having to do with scheduling, I never got to a press screening of Tony Scott's Unstoppable" when it opened last...

ON THE 48TH ANNUAL NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Vazquez

by Michael Vazquez Two weeks after the close of the New York Film Festival, herewith, my first posting, by way of random notes on thirty-nine films: ...