Each year, critics and fanboys eventually start arguing over which summer blockbuster is the best of the season. It's probably too early to start that conversation, but it's unlikely any other major summer release will equal "X-Men: Days of Future Past" for screenwriting craft, characterization or complexity.
I am stunned to discover how many moviegoers are excited to see another "Godzilla" movie.
"Neighbors" is the next big comedy of the summer season and pretty much exactly what you'd expect from a movie co-starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" swung into theaters last weekend, debuting at No. 1 in box office and officially launching the summer season.
It is entirely possible we have exhausted the potential of the mainstream super-hero movie. I say "mainstream" because it will always be possible for some daring storyteller to do something that turns the genre upside down.
Spider-Man slings us into the summer season this weekend.
Director Nick Cassavetes' female-bonding, cheating-husband-punishing comedy "The Other Woman" sets a new bar for erratic storytelling.
The British drama "The Railway Man" is based on the memoir of the same title by Eric Lomax, and the best thing I can say for the movie is it makes me want to read the book.
It was inevitable that Blue Sky/20th Century Fox would make a sequel to "Rio," a modest hit in 2011 that earned almost $500 million worldwide. That's what studios do: milk each intellectual property for as much box-office revenue as possible.
Another Marvel movie, another set of mixed reactions.
The Atlanta Film Festival runs from March 28 to April 6 with most events taking place at the Plaza Theatre or 7 Stages theatre. This year's festival offers dozens of narrative and documentary features showcasing the diversity of the global independent film movement as well as a variety of film-related events intended to support Georgia's indie scene.
"The Muppets" became a surprise hit in 2011 and rescued America's favorite puppet franchise from the brink of obscurity.
"Divergent" will inevitably be compared to the Hunger Games franchise, thanks to its totalitarian themes and teenage girl protagonist played by a talented, emerging star (Shailene Woodley).
No one other than Wes Anderson could have made "The Grand Budapest Hotel."
Subversive films are rarely as polite and amusing as "Tim's Vermeer," an amicable little documentary about Tim Jenison's quest to "paint a Vermeer."
With the work week shortened by one day for two consecutive weeks, many residents may find time to hit the local cinema to see movies gearing up for Oscar nods or blockbuster status.
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