Hugh Jackman is The Man! Er, make that mutant ... Is the latest superhero picture worth a dime or two?
"It's still elementary," Robert Downey, Jr. might say to Jude Law. "We'll have a bit of fun, make some money, and nobody will be the wiser. What do you say?"
The fourth installment slows things way down as Edward and Bella get married and go on their honeymoon.
My pick of the week: 'Into the Abyss.' Werner Herzog contemplates the death penalty in conversations with an inmate on death row in Texas, and those affected by his crime. (Landmark Magnolia, Angelika Plano.) Not previewed. Also opening in Dallas today, Friday, November 11, 2011 (listed alphabetically): 'Bellflower.' Powerful drama that goes off the rails... Continue Reading →
Seven years have passed since 'Sideways,' the last film directed by Alexander Payne, but he's back with 'The Descendants,' which opens the Lone Star International Film Festival in Ft. Worth tonight. Meanwhile, a retrospective of his films continues at the Angelika Dallas tonight. Jack Nicholson stars in 'About Schmidt,' which plays as part of the... Continue Reading →
Antonio Banderas reteams with Pedro Almodovar, plus a romantic drama, young basketball players, and harrowing horror.