A Single Man (2009)

A Single Man (2009)Director: Tom FordScreenplay: Tom FordNovel: Christopher IsherwoodColin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Houlot, Matthew Goodehttp://www.asingleman-movie.com/#/homeA Single Man is Tom Ford, the fashion designer’s, first entrée into film. To his credit, the former creative director at Gucci chose  ...

A Town Called Panic

A Town Called Panic Written and Directed by: Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar Run Time: 75 minutes French with English subtitles www.atowncalledpanic.com The refreshingly new stop-motion animated film, A Town Called Panic, is the antithesis of the 3-D  ...

Police, Adjective

Police, AdjectiveDirected and written by Corneliu PorumboiuStarring: Dragos Bucur (Cristi), Vlad Ivanov (Anghelache), Irina Saulescu (Anca),Running time: 1 hour 53 minutes, subtitledMPAA Rating: Unratedwww.ifcfilms.com/films/police-adjectivePolice Adjective is a small, gray movie from Romania with a long tease and an iron  ...

Best Films of the Decade

Culturevulture Critics List Their Ten Best Films of the DecadeBelow is a compendium of Culturevulture film critics' lists of the ten best films from 2000 to 2009.  All six of CV's regular reviewers sent in their submissions, and all  ...

The Young Victoria

The Young VictoriaDirected by: Jean-Marc ValléeScreenplay by: Julian FellowesStarring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda RichardsonMPAA rating: PGRun Time: 104 minuteshttp://www.theyoungvictoriamovie.com/Fans of romantic movies will savor The Young Victoria, with its appealing historic personalities, excellent performances and first-rate  ...

Avatar

AvatarWritten and Directed by James CameronStarring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi.Run time: 161 minutesMPAA rating: Rated PG-13www.avatarmovie.com/ James Cameron has long been a paradox: an obsessive gear head consistently pushing the technological  ...

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

The Private Lives of Pippa LeeWritten and Directed by Rebecca MillerStarring:  Robin Wright Penn, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Belluci, Blake Lively, Keanu Reeves, Julianne Moore, Winona RyderRun Time:  100 minutesMPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.pippalee.com/ Just as The Twilight Saga: New  ...

Broken Embraces

Broken EmbracesDirected by: Pedro AlmodovarWritten by: Pedro AlmodovarStarring: Penelope Cruz, Luis HomarRun Time: 127 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated RIn the hands of the right director, melancholy and melodrama can be a wonderful thing.  Usually, the great Spanish director Pedro Almodovar  ...

Everything Strange and New

Everything Strange and NewWritten and directed by Frazer BradshawStarring:  Jerry McDaniel, Beth Lisick, Luis Saguar and Rigo Chacon, Jr.Run Time:  84 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not Ratedwww.everythingstrangeandnew.comFrazer Bradshaw's debut feature reeks of a need to do something grand, and its attempt  ...

Serious Moonlight

Serious MoonlightDirected by: Cheryl HinesScreenplay by: Adrienne ShellyStarring: Meg Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Kristen Bell, Justin LongMPAA rating: RRun Time: 95 minuteshttp://www.seriousmoonlightfilm.comThough mainly known for the "rom-com" films of her younger days - When Harry Met Sally (1989), Sleepless in  ...