We live in very political times. Is Final Portrait a manifest and a reminder of the other world, one deeper and more universal
Mockingjay Part 2 is the best of the Hunger Games Trilogy. It is thrilling. A nail biter. After two movies based on the same source material, one would think, 'Enough.' But Mockingjay Part 2 surprises and proves the ending of this saga is the most powerful.
Brilliant acting, pacing, script and economy make the true story Spotlight a well deserving whisper candidate for an Oscar. Spotlight is about the decades of sex crimes within the Catholic Church that were uncovered by the Boston Globe in 2002.
Just don't expect thrills, chills and suspense from Spotlight. Instead, be prepared for a precise, no nonsense depiction of investigative journalism and its hardworking reporters, a remarkable cast and a compelling, original script that chronicles one of the most consequential stories of all time.
While the topic was painful and could have been expressed in a way to manipulate and shock, Spotlight tenderly and honestly showed the ways in which abuse impacts people at every connection point.
Well, it's nearly six months into the new year and we already have seen some wonderful (and less than wonderful) baby names from top celebrities world-wide. Below, Mallory Moss, co-founder of BabyNames.com, lists the most recent contenders for best baby names of 2015.
"Someone is at fault for things that have gone wrong here," most of these wise, watchful shows seem to say, "but the bigger
The costumes and sets are inventive, but, again, bleak and lacking in any color. And while, granted, this is not a remake of The Sound of Music, I longed for relief from the extended suffering.
Entitlement is also an issue in Noah Baumbach's wonderfully acidic While We're Young, which captures a pair of Gen-Xers, Josh and Cornelia (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts), at a crisis point.
It's ironic that Mr. Peabody & Sherman has a sequence involving the Trojan horse. Because according to the director of this production, this animated feature is actually something of a Trojan horse in and of itself.
Alice Eve doesn't own an Academy Award -- yet. But the striking British beauty who stood out in frothy romantic comedies such as She's Out of My League, Starter for Ten and The Decoy Bride, has shown that potential after pushing the lightweight fare aside to take on meatier roles with emotional heft.