Yes, it’s a blockbuster about a comic book character. But “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” manages to be subversive as well as explosive, with strong performances from a great cast.
I love this movie so much, even though I’m not entirely certain what it’s about. Jonathan Glazer has crafted a stylish and strange sci-fi horror movie with a mesmerizing performance from Scarlett Johansson. If you’re up for a challenge, this is definitely worth seeking out.
It’s never as good as the first time. Alonso and I review the second half of Lars von Trier’s four-hour “Nymphomaniac,” which is far more dark and grim and judgmental than “Volume I.” The cynical, misanthropic von Trier is back.
You don’t have to have seen a single episode of any of the Alan Partridge TV shows to enjoy this feature-length film version. Steve Coogan is at his best with his signature comic character: a pompous, condescending but exceedingly needy and awkward British broadcaster. “Alan Partridge” is available on demand, so check it out.