With the possible exception of Emmylou Harris who covered “Pancho and Lefty” back in the ‘70s – providing the inspiration for the 1983 hit by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard – nobody has done more to nurture the reputation of songwriter’s songwriter Townes Van Zandt than fellow outlaw Steve Earle.
Hang on tight for a jolting jigsaw puzzle of a movie that’s as outlandishly entertaining as such warped classics as “Memento” and “Lost Highway.”
Take the aural equivalent of a moonlight dip in the ocean with Diana Krall’s latest valentine to the blissfulness of the bossa nova called “Quiet Nights.”
A long time ago, but many, many years after the original iconic “Star Trek” television show had been off the air (it ran from 1966 to 1969), I came up with my own “Star Trek” theory. [...]
“Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” is the expensive special-effects-laden sequel to the successful and family-friendly original movie from 2006. [...]
As a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), I'm happy to report that our organization of America's most influential film critics is thriving after 15 years of existence.
Set in dingy Boston bars and anonymous subway stations, Peter Yates' 1973 crime thriller “The Friends of Eddie Coyle” takes a plotless look at a low-level mobster. [...]
Let’s face it, “Terminator Salvation” director McG is not James Cameron. Not even close, really. Which makes his installment of the “Terminator” series that Cameron created in 1984 seems like a very loud, yet pale, imitation of the original. And of “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” too, Cameron’s rousing follow-up in 1991.
“The Thirteenth Floor” has always a bit chilling since it released in 1999, and now in Blu-ray it’s a bit creepier. [...]
It’s a 10-year anniversary release and in 1999’s “Universal Soldier: The Return,” Jean-Claude Van Damme puts on his suit again as the heroic soldier. [...]