Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Walk

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Hollywood came into its fall season buoyed by a near-record summer, the comfort of having three aces up its sleeve (James Bond, "Star Wars" and the final "Hunger Games" film), plus a string of studio spectacles geared more for adults than teenagers.


Monday, Sep. 28, 2015

Can a great third act make a great film? Conventional wisdom would say no. It's silly to spell out, but beginnings and middles are important, too.

But if you're going to nail one section, the end isn't a bad place to start. The audience leaves...

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015

In the months and years after Sept. 11, the World Trade Center was swept out of the movies. The Towers were removed from such films as "Zoolander" and "Serendipity" that were shot before the tragedy. Since then, the skyline where the Towers once formed the "H'' in...