Don Jon

Relativity Media Rated R for strong graphic sexual material and dialogue throughout, nudity, language and some drug use. Running time: 90 minutes. Three stars out of four. Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns the gym-tan-laundry routine into an art form with “Don Jon,” his vibrant and viciously profane directorial debut. Gordon-Levitt, who also wrote the script, stars as […] — Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde

Dayton O. Hyde has accomplished so much and enjoyed such a wide range of experiences over his 88 years, it’s as if he’s lived several lives. But “Running Wild” is a rather ordinary documentary about this extraordinary man. My review. Read the review here

What the Flick?! — Gravity

Everything you’ve heard is true. Alfonso Cuaron’s latest film is a minor masterpiece: astonishingly beautiful and inescapably tense. See it in 3-D on the biggest possible screen you can find.

What the Flick?! — A.C.O.D.

For all you Adam Scott fans out there, here’s the lead performance from him you’ve been waiting for. He’s great as the adult child of divorce of the film’s acronym title, surrounded by a strong supporting cast including Richard Jenkins, Amy Poehler and Jane Lynch.

What the Flick?! — Runner Runner

We like Justin Timberlake. We like Ben Affleck. We did not, however, like the high-stakes gambling thriller “Runner Runner.”

What the Flick?! — Parkland

I admired this movie for finding a different angle into an event that’s been depicted in so many ways — the JFK assassination — but ultimately the enormous (and enormously talented) cast just gets spread too thin.

What the Flick?! — Concussion

Alonso has been raving about this film so I’m really glad I checked it out. It’s a sensitive and insightful depiction not just of female sexuality but also of midlife longing.

Revisiting The Croods

We’re going to dig deep into the archives — all the way back to March — for this review of “The Croods,” which is out on DVD today. This is one of the first films that I clearly recall Nicolas recognizing from the posters and billboards long before we actually saw it. And then after […]