Mark Jenkins appears in the following:
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Tom Hardy plays both of the London-gangster Kray brothers and gives both palpable menace that helps boost a sometimes too-Hollywood story.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
A new film explores the life of Dalton Trumbo, who wrote films like Spartacus and Roman Holiday despite being blacklisted as a former communist.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Director Gaspar Noe manages to make his blandest feature to date despite — or as a result of — filling almost half its running time with raw, unsimulated sex.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
There could be some subversion in a comedy about a music manager trying to get a singer on the American Idol counterpart, Afghan Star, but in the end, there isn't.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The director's frequent collaborator, Tom Hanks, plays an American lawyer enlisted to carry out a complicated swap of one captured man for another.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Guy Maddin's latest is a patchwork of pastiches that ages and modifies film to emulate eras, styles and tropes to examine the oddities of the mind.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has continued to make films since being officially barred from doing so. His latest finds him driving a cab, picking up passengers.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Starring Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars, The Martian retains the humor and ingenuity of Andy Weir's novel, even if Damon's crewmates are a bit too good-looking after months in space.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
A new documentary follows the story of two men arguing over ownership of a foot long separated from its owner.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Johnny Depp and Emily Blunt lead two new gangster epics that feature extreme violence bumping up against both ethical and unethical law enforcement.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The new thriller Goodnight Mommy follows a child's simple what-if question to horrific lengths.
Friday, September 04, 2015
The story of a blind woman who confines herself to her Oslo apartment explores surprising connections between characters within a deftly constructed narrative.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Zac Efron is little more than a good-looking void in this story of dance music in the San Fernando Valley, but the film is intermittently engaging as a medley of themes and genres.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
A charming performance from Patricia Clarkson can't overcome the conventional notes of a story about a privileged woman and a struggling immigrant.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The latest film from Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig is a jumbled tale of a college student and her future stepsister.
Friday, July 31, 2015
The movie, which draws from journalist David Lipsky's interviews with Wallace in 1996, offers an intriguing (if not altogether convincing) portrait of the Infinite Jest author.
Friday, July 24, 2015
A new documentary looks at a blog ostensibly written by a Syrian woman that turned out to have an entirely different origin story.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The documentary The Act Of Killing looked at a brutal slaughter through the lens of action films. Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up, The Look Of Silence, is just as powerful and more subtle.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Self/less is a dull rumination on familiar themes about body-swapping and life-swapping, exploring none of the actually provocative questions it raises.
Friday, July 03, 2015
A new documentary tells a riveting story of the way power and violence intersect along the Arizona border and in embattled Michoacan, Mexico.