It's been 27 years since Kevin Bacon played an outsider in "Footloose."
Cartoon Network alumni Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim bring their lower-than-lowbrow "style" to the big screen.
"Project X" celebrates sexist, illegal, selfish and just plain stupid behavior although it is energetically assembled and set to hip-hop and
You don't need a Whisper-ma-Phone to hear the environmental message in "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax."
The tick-tick-tick sound in "We Need to Talk About Kevin" could be anything, you think at first.
With "Hugo," director Martin Scorsese celebrates the history and magic of film itself.
You can see (and hear) why Chico is so in love with Rita, and why everyone is so in love with 1948 Cuba in the animated love story that bear
There are always pearls of wisdom in the cinematic sermonettes of Tyler Perry.
Here's something they don't teach you in acting school.
Of all the bad horror/fantasy /sci-fi/action pictures Nicolas Cage has cranked out over the past decade, "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"
"The Secret World of Arrietty" is an odd blend of Japanese animation, English-speaking characters, a 50-year-old children's classic
"Pina," Wim Wenders' Oscar-nominated documentary, arrives today at the Manor Theater. Alas, it's 2-D, not the much touted 3-D version.
It's hard to think outside the box -- the box being television -- when you've made hundreds of millions of dollars inside it.
"The Rum Diary" -- Hunter S. Thompson's first novel -- chronicles the late great gonzo journalist's fear and loathing in Puerto Rico, where
Here's what you may (or may not) remember from "Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace," now back in theaters in 3-D. The laughs, what f
"You crushed my windpipe," the raspy-voiced CIA operative reminds his prisoner. "You locked me in the trunk,"
Must have been a false memory planted by previews or TV commercials. I mistakenly thought "The Vow"
From Renaissance cameos to cinematic ones, the art of the miniature is a many-splendored thing.
Michael Caine must be a jolly good sport. Some time during the making of "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,"
A Pakistani woman named Zakia, weary of a husband who was an abusive drug addict and alcoholic, went to court to divorce him.
A quality documentary about the life of Bruce Lee has been both inevitable and a long time coming.
If you wondered -- or worried -- that actress Kristen Stewart lost weight to look so deathly thin in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn --
"Sing Your Song" doubles as a 105-minute argument for Harry Belafonte to receive Oscar's Jean Hersholt Award for his humanitarian work.
It's hard to convey a "creepy vibe" on film and that is what the cast and crew of "The Innkeepers" experienced -- twice, in some cases.
Chris Bell, 25, was named to Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list, along with more famous names like LeBron James and actor Jonah Hill,
This is how the young Clark Kent must have felt. If Clark Kent had been on Facebook.
Freeing Willy was a cakewalk compared to what would-be rescuers face in Alaska.
"The Woman in Black" is a ghost story for beginners. It stars Daniel Radcliffe, is rated PG-13, and runs just 95 minutes.
Ryan Gosling stars as a loner and L.A.
Forget swimming pools with clean, chlorinated water and lounge chairs perfectly positioned to catch the California sun. Josh "Skreech"
Reviews are out of four stars. 'Final Fantasy XIII-2' A rich library of characters and storylines allows the "Final Fantasy"
On today's edition of "Smart Women, Stupid Choices": Katherine Heigl! She left a halfway decent medical soap opera for a string of increasin
John Huston's "Freud," with Montgomery Clift in the title role, was underrated by the critics and under-respected by the college freshmen wi
Glenn or Glenda? The answer in 19th-century Ireland echoes that of 21st-century America: It's about jobs, stupid! Albert Nobbs has a painful
"Man on a Ledge" would have been much more impressive before Dec. 16. That was when "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" arrived in theat
Nobody can do mock Shakespeare with as much gravitas and gloomy portent as Liam Neeson.
Jimmy Testagross will do just about anything to get back out there. Beg. Bargain. Wheedle. Threaten. "I gotta be on the road. It just doesn'
Robots long have been movie mainstays, whether they're mismatched as in "Star Wars," gentle visitors from outer space discovering their huma
Reviews are out of four stars. 'The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword' 1/2 Each time I alert my wife that I'm reviewing a "Zelda" game, her fir
Pitiless, puerile, pointless and perfunctory -- and those are just the "P's" -- "Underworld: Awakening" was brought into this world to revam
Playing girly-girls is so last century. Today, it's all about tough chicks such as Angelina Jolie, Rooney Mara, Michelle Rodriguez, Saoirse
Unless you are impervious to emotion, you may want to bring a tissue, handkerchief or some napkins from the concession stand to "Extremely L
Despite stunning aerial scenes and good intentions, the George Lucas-produced "Red Tails" is grounded by clumsy dialogue, a meandering plot
One of the reasons why, with only a few exceptions ("Akira," or the work of Hayao Miyazaki), feature-length anime rarely makes it to U.S. th
Now that the Thanksgiving and Christmas-Hanukkah seasons are behind us, the cross-dressing season is upon us and our movie screens. The big-
As a peripatetic shoeshine man, Marcel Marx (Andre Wilms) is an unlikely benefactor. He and his wife (Kati Outinen) live almost hand to mout
'The Ides of March' George Clooney directs "The Ides of March" and stars as the Pennsylvania governor who may be the next occupant of the Wh
Beautiful visuals that harken to a Tim Burton film create the setting for a continuation of this colorful and interesting puzzle series (Xbo
Talk about a long Hollywoodland hello. It's been eight months since "The Artist" had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and Fren
"Joyful Noise" is a bit like co-star Dolly Parton. It's got so much going on -- and exaggerated -- that you're not sure where to look. Take
That "tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme" returns to the screen, now in 3-D. But "Beauty and the Beast," the greatest animated film e
"Collateral." "Conviction." "Contagion." "Contraband." After a while, the movies all start to sound alike, but "Contraband" is the new, bett
At times, "The Iron Lady" seems like "The Madness of Maggie Thatcher." That is especially true when the retired prime minister, now in her m
Virtuoso Polish director Lech Majewski's "The Mill and the Cross" is a moving picture in three senses: It gives motion to a 16th-century oil
If you despise or have tired of movies with green screens, superheroes and special effects, Roman Polanski has a movie for you. Just 80 minu
In selling a movie, it's typical to hear the talking point that a sports movie is about more than just football or golf or hockey or basebal
"What's Your Number?": Anna Faris plays a woman who embarks on a quest to find the best "ex" of her life after reading that people who have
There are moments in "We Were Here," a documentary about the AIDS crisis in San Francisco, that are almost unbearable. These are followed by
The things young Isabella Rossi sees on her fateful trip to Rome! She sees bodies contort into pretzels and climb walls and fling themselves
The spy who comes in from Cold War retirement is tasked with serious rodent business -- to ferret out a mole -- in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Sp
'Contagion' "Contagion" turns the unknown and the simplest acts -- a cough, a sneeze, a handshake -- into weapons of mass destruction. Matt
Kevin Clash knew at age 9 he wanted to be a "Sesame Street" Muppeteer. Around that time he also noticed a fuzzy coat in his father's closet
Showtime's big-budget series digs into the sex and scandal that surrounded Rodrigo Borgia (Jeremy Irons), the scheming, sex-crazed patriarch
No one does anxiety and intensity better than Michael Shannon, and by the time "Take Shelter" is over, you may wish pharmacies sold anti-anx
Based on the admittedly flimsy evidence of films such as "The Darkest Hour," the best defense against invading aliens is to be as attractive
LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood has picked up a little Christmas bonus. Studios generally underestimated the size of their movie audiences over the
The restaurant El Bulli just outside Roses, Spain, the subject of this Gereon Wetzel documentary, is already cloaked in a kind of nostalgia.
"We Bought a Zoo" is not "Doctor Dolittle." Nor, I'm happy to report, is it some sanitized version of the recent Zanesville, Ohio, tragedy t
"War Horse," opening on Christmas Day, seems like the sort of stirring epic that would have enthralled a young Steven Spielberg and inspired
Holiday downtime is a good chance to catch up on the crop of entertaining viral Web videos that 2011 gave us. Here's a list of some of the h
"She's different," Lisbeth Salander's boss at Milton Security cautions. "In what way?" the client asks. "In every way." The researcher is pu
The anarchists are coming, the anarchists are coming! All across 1890s Europe, bombings and assassinations are stirring up a new industrial-
A Sarah Palin joke? A Charlie Sheen wisecrack? Is this a Chipmunks movie or a Letterman monologue?
"Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" is bigger, louder, faster and (thanks to Simon Pegg) funnier than its three predecessors. It caters
The nerve! Mavis' cousin had the audacity to get into a car wreck that would leave him in a wheelchair the very same weekend as her sweet 16
"Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone," written and directed by Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler, is an insightful documentary that explai
It's en haut/en bas -- Upstairs/Downstairs time -- in Paris of the early 1960s, but the rich people live down and the servants live up in a
New Year's Eve" is about as deep as an ankle-high dusting of confetti in Times Square. Despite the presence of Oscar and Emmy winners and no
Editor's note: "The Sitter" was not previewed for Pittsburgh critics. One more reason to hate the '80s: All the terrible comedies being made
'The Hangover Part II' In some ways, what goes down in Bangkok tops what happened in Vegas. The "wolf pack" -- married teacher Phil (Bradley