Posts Tagged ‘Val Kilmer’

The Snowman

Without an arc for its protagonist (or really anyone), and feeling particularly underdeveloped and trimmed-down, The Snowman can't make much of an impression.
Robert De Niro stars as master thief Neil McCauley in Michael Mann's landmark 1995 crime drama "Heat."

Class of 1995: ‘Heat’

Often emulated but never equaled, "Heat" isn't just a terrific crime epic. Its elegant, exciting examination of existential entropy elevates it to GOAT status.

From left, Dennis Hopper, John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck and Fisher Stevens star in "My Science Project," a 1985 sci-fi comedy directed by Jonathan R. Betuel.

Class of 1985: ‘Real Genius’ / ‘My Science Project’

From a banner year for sci-fi comedies, Nick takes a look at one of the greatest ... and one of the not-so-greatest.

Reinventing Batman: Part One

Director Christopher Nolan changed the landscape of superhero movies forever with "Batman Begins" — delving into superhero psychology.

Coming to DVD April 26

Noah Wyle goes into the political underbelly in "Below the Beltway" and a small-town sheriff seeks his brother's murderer in "Blood Out," on DVD this week.

Coming to DVD Jan. 4

Ring in the New Year with "Machete" and "Dinner for Schmucks," on DVD this week.


Even by the low standards of "SNL" screen translations, "MacGruber" is a total dud.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" — a zippy modern-noir action-comedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.