"Like Crazy," directed by Drake Doremus, is a film about two college students, Anna and Jacob, who live in Los Angeles and eventually become a couple. Anna is a British exchange student who overstays her visa after it expires on graduation. She must return home to London, but when she flies back to Los Angeles, she is turned away by customs officials, throwing Anna and Jacob into a long distance relationship.
Stephen King first released "The Shining" in 1977, becoming an established horror writer. Three years later, director Stanley Kubrick brought "The Shining" to life, proving to audiences once again that he was a master of filmmaking.
Thirty-three years later, director Rodney Ascher examines the weird world of "The Shining" in his documentary "Room 237." The film's objective is to uncover hidden meanings Kubrick may have intended in his making of "The Shining."
In 1938, science fiction writer John W. Campbell wrote "Who Goes There?" a ground breaking novella about isolation, paranoia and an alien life form with the ability to mimic living organisms. In 1951, his story was adapted into "The Thing from Outer Space," now a cult-classic.
We've all seen it. We've all tried recreating the ripple effect in the cup of water. We've all said "cleva' girl" to our friends when they're smart. And we've all squealed when we thought the raptors were going to get the kids in the kitchen.
Some have called "Zero Dark Thirty" an amoral movie, and I can understand why they'd feel that way. The film is initially more concerned with laying out facts (the film claims to be based on first-hand accounts) than getting a point across.
"Contagion," Stephen Soderburgh's new movie, isn't a movie you should see if you're a germaphobe or if you think you're getting a cold.
Taking place over a span of three days, "Safe House" stars Denzel Washington as Tobin Frost, a rogue CIA agent who has been off the grid for almost 10 years. In Cape Town, South Africa he walks into the American consulate and turns himself in. He's transported to a safe house run by young CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds), desperate to get a new, more exciting post. Frost is considered one of the most dangerous men in the world and is now Weston's "house guest."
James Cameron's wildly successful "Titanic" is back in theaters, giving audiences a whole new perspective with the magic of 3D. But is the transformation worth another trip to the movie theater? Absolutely.