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Directed by Nadine Labaki Written by Rodney El Haddad, Jihad Hojeily and Nadine Labaki Starring Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Elmasri, Joanna Mukarsel, Gisele Aouad, Sihame Haddad, Adel Karam Rated PG Run Time: 96 minutes In Paul Thomas Anderson’s epic movie  ... – review

Wars create heroes and Hollywood loves to make movies about them. Typically the heroes are soldiers, not politicians in smoke-filled rooms who bankroll wars. But in the mostly true Charlie Wilson’s War, a charming libertine of a Congressman who  ... – review

Directed by: Brett Morgen With voices of: Roy Scheider, Hank Azaria, Dylan Baker, Jeffrey Wright, Live Schreiber, Nick Nolte MPAA Rating: R - for language and brief sexual images Running Time: 100 Minutes link to youtube trailer official site  ... – review

Cloverfield (2008) Directed by: Matt Reeves Starring: Michael Stahl-David, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan MPAA rating: PG-13 Run Time: 90 minutes Cloverfield, directorMatt Reeves’ movie about apocalypse descending upon Manhattan one warm evening in May,  ...


And with that, the crowd at San Francisco's Castro Theater--the gayest theater in the gayest neighborhood of the gayest city in America--sat down recently for a special screening of Friedkin's 1980 Cruising. You know the plot: a serial killer  ... – review

Directed by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde Written by Monteverde with Patrick Million and Leo Severino Starring Eduardo Verastegui and Tammy Blanchard Maybe it’s because I saw this film on my birthday and was already primed for a sentimental affirmation  ...

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Directed by Sidney Lumet Written by Kelly Masterson Starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei MPAA Rating: R, USA 118 minutes. 83-year old Sidney Lumet’s new film Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead shows up at  ... – review

This year’s Palme d’Or winner, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, makes it’s U.S. debut at the New York Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why it’s winning awards. It’s already being called “the abortion movie,” which does  ... – review

The Magic Lantern Goes Out A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman, One of Cinema’s Masters Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman died on Monday, July 30, at the age of 89. His death marks the passing of a great artist of  ... – review

Most documentaries on composers are dry as dust and predictable. Youget the tragic childhood, the baffled parents, the uncomprehending world. Scott Hicks’ fascinating new film on Philip Glass, who turned seventy last year, avoids these time-worn clichés. Instead, it gives  ...