One of the best things about “A Late Quartet” is that director Yaron Zilberman (and his cinematographers and audio engineers) makes the audience believe that actors Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener and Mark Ivanir are seasoned professional musicians. Read More
“Seven Psychopaths” — a splatterfest, a satire of splatterfests, a dip into the writer psyche and a friendship psycho-comedy — delivers a bloody good time on all fronts.
It also tickles the gray cells and even scores points with the heart. Read More
Whatever combination of personal, familial, suburban and human-species pathology is responsible for the warped and wounded characters found in Todd Solondz’s films, it translates into original, challenging, funny cinema.
Sometimes, it yields something affectingly sad, too. All these results occur in “Dark Horse,” the writer-director’s latest unsentimental picture of middle-class disquiet. Read More
Natalie Wood's drowning death nearly 30 years ago came after a night of dinner, drinking and arguments but the question remains — was it anything more than a tragic accident? Read More
A Los Angeles County sheriff's detective says Robert Wagner is not a suspect in the 1981 death of his wife, actress Natalie Wood.Lt. John Corina has told a press conference Friday that new information is substantial enough to take another look at the case.Wood's body was found floating off Santa Catalina Island as the couple were on a boating excursion. The death was ruled an accidental drowning.Corina was asked if Wagner is a suspect and the detective said no. Read More