Based on Alice Sebold’s bestseller, ‘The Lovely Bones’ turns on a murdered girl who tries to help her grieving family from beyond.
Morgan Freeman brings appropriate gravitas to his role as Mandela in ‘Invictus,’ but occasionally Clint Eastwood’s movie slips into hero worship.
Almodóvar and Cruz turn to noir in ‘Broken Embraces,’ a film within a film that draws on movie greats.
George Clooney is a high-flying corporate hatchet man in 'Up in the Air,' who ends up on a flight of self-discovery in this intelligent, charming comedy.
Capitalism gets the blame in this talking-heads documentary. But the movie review points out that 'The End of Poverty?' offers few real-world solutions.
De Niro plays a widower trying to reconnect with his children in 'Everybody's Fine,' which stumbles into sentimental territory.
The romantic comedy 'Serious Moonlight,' starring Meg Ryan and Timothy Hutton, devolves into a one-room drama with a lot of yelling.
Adapted from Rebecca Miller's novel, 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee' is an unconvincing exploration of one woman's complex past – and present.
Fred Wiseman turns his perceptive lens on the rigors and drama of dance in 'La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet.'
Based on Cormac McCarthy's novel, 'The Road' is a slow trek through the debris of a postapocalyptic world.
'Me and Orson Welles' is a heartfelt movie about a theater-struck high school teenager unceremoniously ushered into the mercurial world of Orson Welles.
The latest in the 'Twilight' series, 'New Moon' follows a moping Bella who continues to have poor choice in men.
Sandra Bullock plays a feisty Southern belle in this true story of a wealthy family who takes in a near-homeless black boy and nurtures his talent for football.
Werner Herzog's 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' casts Nicolas Cage as a cop who becomes increasingly unhinged by gambling debts and drug use.
'The Messenger' is an understated character study of two Army officers assigned to inform families that their loved one has been killed.
'2012' is a disaster movie that delivers every destructive scenario you could hope for – and a few more.
The DJs in 'Pirate Radio' thwart a government ban on playing rock 'n' roll and create a bit of gleeful anarchy along the way.
Set in 1942 Tunis, 'The Wedding Song' peers into world of adolescent love and fear.
Roald Dahl's book 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' is turned into sophisticated puppetry complete with in-jokes and clever dialogue.
In this Chilean film, Raquel's brooding after decades of service reveals a complex character and a deep-set sadness.