In ‘The American,’ George Clooney plays an assassin ready for the quiet life in a picturesque Italian village.
Esperanza Spalding's new album, 'Chamber Music Society,' three unseen Ken Burns documentaries on pbs.org, adult drama 'City Island' on DVD, and more.
'The Tillman Story' explores how the military tried to spin the NFL star's death to its advantage, creating a myth that his family refused to believe.
'Centurion' is set in 2nd-century Britain where a Roman legion finds itself hunted by a band of vicious warriors bent on their demise.
A German-Greek restaurant owner tries to take the menu upscale in 'Soul Kitchen' and mayhem ensues.
In 'The Last Exorcism,' an evangelist and con man documents his final exorcism on film with a few terrifying surprises.
'Red Horse' CD from three of folk music's warmest voices, 'The Sartorialist' – a blog for the fashion cognoscenti, an eye-opening documentary on the bottled-water industry, and more.
Rock star and entrepreneur Jack White hopes his back-to-the-future approach to producing music will generate more creative, inspired recordings.
A high school student discovers the jungles of France and other tall tales in the course of researching his history homework online.
Adopted from a shelter, the stray dog was wary and silent. But as her confidence in her safety grew, a gentle howl ensued.
A young English boy, who was evacuated in August 1940, recalls his enduring affection for America.
'Mao’s Last Dancer' plods along predictably.
‘Lebanon’ plays out in the claustrophobic interior of an Israeli tank as hostilities intensify.
In 'Nanny McPhee Returns,' Emma Thompson reprises her kid-wrangling role in WWII England.
Jennifer Aniston plays singleton Kassie, in the new movie 'The Switch,' a pleasant, but predictable end-of-the-summer film.
Stallone, Rourke, and Li pull out all the stops in ‘The Expendables,’ a team of veteran mercenaries who reunite to bring down a drug operation.
A teenager finds himself entangled with his outlaw relatives as the police close in in ‘Animal Kingdom.’
A Monitor photographer captures the sleeping beauties at a South African game reserve, where the lions are sedated briefly so transmitters can be inserted to track their movements and ensure their safety.