Posts Tagged ‘drugs’
There are few rock 'n' roll flameouts more fascinating than Oasis, but this superficial documentary is too much champagne, not enough supernova.
The worst movie Tom Cruise has ever made. Sadder still? He knows it, too.
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg's "Book of Mormon" moment — a marvelously animated, ecumenically equal-opportunity offender with hope, heart, humor, heroism & heft.
The turbulent and tragic life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is laid bare with shocking clarity in "Amy," a new documentary biopic directed by Asif Kapadia.
Texas is a big state. By the time the credits roll on "Hot Pursuit," you'll feel like you've crossed it by car and taken the scenic route.
A cacophonous, purposeless mishmash of mayhem and murder whose stink nestles in the nostrils while asking far too much of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
A dishonest character choice sets "Scarface" back, but it's still a bleakly funny, compulsively watchable template for the criminal deconstruction of the American Dream.
With unexpected humanism and a dynamic Al Pacino performance, "Carlito's Way" remains the best film of Brian De Palma's compelling, often confounding, career.
The Rock serves up some vigilante justice in "Snitch." Unfortunately, the schizophrenic plot muddles any and all potential for social commentary.
"Hermano" is a heartfelt and brutal tale of brotherhood set in the eclectic barrios of Venezuela.
Timothy Dalton didn't have much time to probe 007's psyche. But the small things add up to a bigger accomplishment than is usually acknowledged.
Roger Moore would have higher highs and lower lows. Still, "Live and Let Die" is a fine introduction to a 007 more prone to crack wise than crack heads.
A modern day "Romeo & Juliet" tale as told by Oliver Stone, "Savages" is every bit as violent as it is mediocre.
Channing Tatum is an unexpected riot. The script has some fun, winking touches. The film is brazen, brash and blustery. Too bad it's not more of a blast.