Movie Reviews

  1. What’s New In Movies: The Hunger Games, 4:44 Last Day on Earth

    Pledge yourself to The Hunger Games, kick and punch your way through The Raid: Redemption, have an affair with The Deep Blue Sea and await the end of the world…

    March 23, 2012
  2. New On Netflix: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    Jim Jarmusch’s terrific urban fable features a completely convincing performance by Forest Whitaker as a Mafia hitman and a great soundtrack courtesy of RZA.

    March 22, 2012
  3. New On Netflix: The Man Who Fell to Earth

    David Bowie is perfectly cast as a space alien corrupted by television, alcohol and sex in Nicolas Roeg’s trippy science fiction film.

    March 20, 2012
  4. Best Of Netflix: Blaxploitation Classics

    You’re not likely to find a more sweet and badasssss collection of films anywhere else. Get reacquainted with an all but long-lost genre on Netflix — damn right!

    March 19, 2012
  5. New On Netflix: The Boxer

    The third team-up of Daniel Day-Lewis and director Jim Sheridan is a scrappy Irish tale about a pugilist trying to go straight (and kiss Emily Watson) after serving 14 years in pri…

    March 19, 2012
  6. 21 Jump Street Review

    Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum make for an excellent on-screen odd couple in — surprise! — the year’s first must-see comedy.

    March 16, 2012
  7. New On Netflix: Cocaine Cowboys

    Billy Corben reveals Miami to be a city built out of white powder in this exhausting documentary that chronicles the illegal drug trade of the 1970s and ’80s.

    March 16, 2012
  8. What’s New In Movies: 21 Jump Street, Casa di mi Padre, Jeff Who Lives At Home

    Get frisked by the 21 Jump Street reboot, habla espanol with Will Ferrell in Casa de mi Padre, get our of your mother’s basement and embrace your destiny with …

    March 16, 2012
  9. New On Netflix: Bad Lieutenant

    Bad boy filmmaker Abel Ferrara lays on the Catholic guilt in this gritty NC-17 New York fable featuring a career-best performance by Harvey Keitel.

    March 15, 2012
  10. New On Netflix: Weird Science

    Two high school nerds take a page out of Frankenstein and create the perfect woman with their computer and a bolt of lightning in John Hughes’ gonzo ’80s comedy

    March 14, 2012
  11. New On Netflix: Grizzly Man

    Werner Herzog’s eerie documentary chronicles the work of Timothy Treadwell, an extremely dedicated environmentalist who lived amongst bears in the wild for 13 years before being vi…

    March 12, 2012
  12. New On Netflix: Outrage

    Takeshi Kitano returns to his roots with this bloody Yakuza tale about a small crew trying to keep two rival syndicates from engaging in all-out war.

    March 9, 2012
  13. What’s New In Movies: John Carter, Silent House, Seeking Justice

    Go from the Civil war to Mars with John Carter, get haunted by Silent House, freak out at the idea of adulthood with Friends with Kids and go vigilante with …

    March 9, 2012
  14. New On Netflix: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

    Here is the greatest thing available on Netflix Streaming. . . for you to poop on!

    March 8, 2012
  15. New On Netflix: Pi

    Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky made his debut with this often unsettling black-and-white science fiction thriller that ultimately might be too smart for its own good.

    March 7, 2012