‘Making Love’: Groundbreaking romantic gay drama returns to the big screen As part of its Anniversary Classics series, Laemmle Theaters will be presenting Arthur Hiller’s groundbreaking 1982 romantic drama Making…
The Barker with Dorothy Mackaill and Milton Sills. Directed by George Fitzmaurice, by then already a film veteran, The Barker is one of those strange hybrids made at the dawn of…
Jude Law, Marisa Tomei and Susan Sarandon are the highlights in Charles Shyer’s deeply flawed yet moderately entertaining Alfie 2004.
A superlative Hilary Swank can’t beat the odds against Clint Eastwood’s cliché-ridden boxing + surrogate father-daughter melo Million Dollar Baby.
Paul Schrader’s well-made and great-looking Affliction movie adaptation is marred by absurd situations and Nick Nolte’s overwrought performance.
Starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton, Marc Forster’s 2001 drama Monster’s Ball offers quality moments that fail to amount to a satisfying whole.
John Cassavetes’ landmark and widely admired 1968 independent drama Faces is a narrative wreck and a long-winded cinematic chore.
Julia Roberts delivers the most effective performance in Mike Nichols’ 2004 movie Closer, a lesser cinematic study of off-kilter heterosexual relationships.