Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (PG)The trio of singing auto-tune rivals are back with more high-pitched songs, challenges at school and the new pressures of being famous and furry.… READ ON
Seconds after Fantastic Mr. Fox begins, the imprint of Wes Anderson is impossible to miss and an instant joy to behold.
It’s not just that the director’s adaptation of Roald… READ ON
What happens when a wealthy white family in Tennessee takes in a homeless, African-American teen? For the Tuohy family and their adopted son, life would never be the same.
In… READ ON
Sam and Tommy are brothers who are vastly different: The former is a devoted husband, father and career military man. The latter is a witty charmer, newly released… READ ON
Just how painful is a first breakup? For New Moon’s Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), separation is akin to death, with Shakespearean melodrama and consequences. In… READ ON
Secrets, lies, sex and love: Broken Embraces has it all. Throw in some drug-laced gazpacho, homemade flan and a dark love triangle enshrouded in mystery, and Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film… READ ON
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG-13) (To Be Released March 20)
America’s favorite chaste teens are back. After a little bloodshed at Bella’s birthday party sends the hungry Cullen family… READ ON
Capitalism: A Love Story (R)
Firebrand filmmaker Michael Moore turns his skeptical lens on Wall Street, for an examination of corporate economic dominance, what happened to the American economy, and… READ ON
Up in the Air may have been shut out at the Oscars on Sunday, but it’s still one of the year’s best — if not under-loved — films.
George Clooney… READ ON
If only someone had listened to the Mayans, maybe humans wouldn’t be running for their lives when the apocalypse hits in 2012. Instead, this epic disaster film features… READ ON
Sumptuous, lavish and spilling over with a plethora of previously unreleased footage, The September Issue double-disc DVD feels as luxurious as the pages of the magazine it depicts.
The film,… READ ON
The Box (R)How far would you go to get a million dollars? A young couple is presented with a box that would let them push a button for a big… READ ON
Clint Eastwood: 35 Films, 35 Years at Warner Bros.
The legendary actor and director has worked with Warner Brothers for 35 years, and the studio has compiled a DVD collection… READ ON
In Good Hair, Chris Rock sets out to examine the relationship that African-American women have with their hair. His inquiry began, he explains, when one of his young daughters asked… READ ON
Eight years ago, Nia Vardalos and John Corbett made romantic comedy magic with their sleeper hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Both of them had terrible hair (his was long… READ ON
In Surrogates, which arrives today on DVD, director Jonathan Mostow addresses modern anxieties about technology, posing unnerving and highly relevant (if not oft-repeated) questions about what defines us as human… READ ON
A Serious Man (R)
The Coen brothers take their dark humor to fresh turf with the story of one man’s quest to become a serious man. When a physics professor… READ ON
Amelia (PG-13)This sweeping biopic of Amelia Earhart follows her trajectory from a farm girl with a simple dream to one of the most famous people in the world. Amelia also… READ ON
Break out the fur hats and jumpsuits: Scott Sanders’ Black Dynamite revives 1970s-style blaxploitation film in all its over-the-top, ass-kicking glory complete with big hair, bare breasts and kung fu.… READ ON
Saw VI (R)
The terror just gets more terrifying with every new film in this blockbuster franchise. In the sixth (!) installment, Detective Hoffman becomes the successor to the Jigsaw… READ ON
When Michael Jackson’s This Is It arrived in theaters last fall for a limited-run release, its presentation of the late pop star was an exercise in duality. The film undeniably… READ ON