John Wells' The Company Men is a solid if predictable story of the lives of the suddenly unemployed. If you've invested your time and identity into your job, who are you when that job is taken away from you?
Disney's new film Tangled -- the studio's fiftieth animated feature -- manages to be romantic, musical, moving -- and outstandingly funny. Don't skip it simply because it's made in computer-animated 3D.
What started out as a series of benign magical fantasies for children has come to more closely resemble the works of J.K. Rowling on which they're based - epic (if fanciful) struggles between good and evil.
Waste Land, winner of the Sundance World Cinema Audience Documentary Award, is a call for all of us to take a close look at what we have, what we discard, and the lives of those pushed to the fringes of society.
I found myself oddly perturbed by Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture. What was it that set me on edge? It may be Dunham's absolute confidence in telling a story about a character who gradually loses our sympathy.