MONEYBALL scores high

September 26, 2011

The journey of the A’s 2002 season is an engrossing look at how a few people revolutionize the game — the drama of “Moneyball” is the tough road to change a sport both celebrated and maligned as America’s oldest.

DRIVE gives Gosling superhero status

September 18, 2011

In a film where each supporting character’s past is his or her handicap and downfall, a protagonist with no more than a face and a job becomes the one-eyed man, king of the film’s conflict and the only person with the freedom to be the good guy.

JURASSIC PARK not yet extinct

September 11, 2011

While “Jurassic Park” may be Spielberg’s quintessential special-effects film, it’s also one of the most affecting and cohesive pictures of his career.

Trailer Review: Fincher fascinates with THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

September 7, 2011

Director David Fincher experienced a resurgence to the top of film industry with “The Social Network.” And if the buzz for his next film — the English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” — is any indication, he may cement his name atop that list.