While Mark’s never been a Trekkie, this installment of the rebooted franchise leaves him looking forward to more.
Baz Luhrmann’s “Gatsby” delivers big stars and cinematic flash, but misses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s elegance and depth of feeling.
Jeff Nichols’ script is an excellent star vehicle, but McConaughey is still too glamorous to sell the role.
“The Company You Keep” could be a gripping film about the fine line between activism and terrorism, but Redford wastes his star-studded cast on melodrama.
Mark Metcalf breaks down this year’s not-so-surprising Best Director snubs and pitches for his favorite Best Picture nominees.
The Oriental Theater screens all five of the animated short films in contention this year, as well as the live-action shorts.
The zombie-human love story is a unique angle, but the story itself is nothing more than a too-long homage to “Romeo & Juliet.”
Director Michael Haneke’s simple but striking observational technique results in a moving portrait of a devoted elderly couple in their last months of life.
Marion Cotillard, among the great actors of the age, digs down to the truth of a tragic and inspiring role.
If Kathryn Bigelow’s latest, about the hunt for Bin Laden, is “just a movie,” it’s solid entertainment. But Mark Metcalf’s not sure about that.