Music Louis Fowler
While everyone with normal lives will be buying bargain-basement
trinkets and low-end electronics for their loved ones at 3 a.m. on Black
Friday at their nearest SuperTarget, hardcore music geeks will be
In an intoxicating performance worthy of awards attention, Mary Elizabeth Winstead gets 'Smashed.'
Drama Rod Lott
In a short career largely dominated with genre films — from Final Destination 3 to this past summer’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter —
Mary Elizabeth Winstead always has exuded a certain something. But
nothing that ever suggested the level of performance she delivers in Smashed.
Thriller Rod Lott
So many Republicans took the news of President Obama’s re-election to
such an illogical extreme, they took to Facebook and Twitter to warn the
apocalypse was nigh, and you’d better grab all the guns you can. It’s
almost as if they want societal collapse to happen. If they view The Day, however, they may rethink their stance, because the movie makes post-apocalyptic life look deathly boring.
Daniel Day-Lewis embodies America's arguably greatest president.
Drama Phil Bacharach Lincoln practically shouts “prestige production” before you’ve
even had a chance to buy your popcorn. A costume drama about one of this
nation’s most revered historical figures, this is the kind of film
irresistible to awards groups.
Action Rod Lott
It wasn't too long ago you could find crap copies of 1975's Zorro in the dollar-store DVD bins. For a Blu-ray release, Somerville House has cleaned it all up digitally, improving everything but how dull it sometimes is.