"Star Trek Into Darkness" is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It's reverential, it's faithful, it's steeped in "Trek" mythology.
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The Enterprise suffers serious damage in "Star Trek Into Darkness." Director J.J. Abrams' latest voyage has the crew taking on a threat that has the power to wipe out Starfleet Command.
Karl Urban, above left, as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy and Chris Pine as James T. Kirk in "Star Trek Into Darkness."
Carey Mulligan is Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DCaprio is the title character in the latest version of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, "The Great Gatsby."
Jazzy, fizzy and often quite fun, Baz Luhrmann's "Pretty Good Gatsby" takes F. Scott Fizgerald's Great American Novel out for a sometimes dazzling, always irreverent, spin.
Nominated for best motion picture of 2012, "Silver Linings Playbook" stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper as a mismatched pair who struggle through their individual problems to find romance.
"Silver Linings Playbook" (R, 117 minutes, Starz/Anchor Bay): This fractured fairy tale of mental illness, family drama, ragged romance and die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fandom has landed in the superbly capable hands of director David O. Russell. As the movie opens, Pat Solitano (Bradley Coo…
Rodney Ascher's "Room 237" examines the obsession some people have for Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Even the hotel's rug design gets analyzed.
One person believes "The Shining" was Stanley Kubrick's commentary on the Holocaust. Another points out clues that reveal the film is really about the genocide of Native Americans. Someone else claims the movie was the late filmmaker's way of letting us know the Apollo 11 moon landing was fa…
Once you've destroyed Pearl Harbor and let robots rampage across the Earth a few times, your whole idea of a buddy picture has got to be warped. Elephantiasis sets in, even on a caper comedy with daft characters and silly situations.
Dwayne Johnson as Paul Doyle, Anthony Mackie as Adrian Doorbal, and Mark Wahlberg as Daniel Lugo star as bodybuilders in the film "Pain and Gain."
Science fiction is one film genre that seems to wear its ancestors, the films that inspired it or, less charitably, that it "borrowed" from, with pride.
Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the few people left on Earth after a war in "Oblivion," a sci-flick that's based on a graphic novel. Morgan Freeman plays an insurgency leader.
Tom Cruise stars as Jack Harper in "Oblivion," a workman on a devastated future Earth who lands in a battle with aliens.
James McAvoy is Simon, a London art auctioneer whose banged-up brain holds clues to a missing masterpiece.
Plot-twisting puzzlers are a bubble market in the movies these days, with an arms race of "Inception"-like reality reversals that flip like a coin until dizzy audiences lose all interest in how it lands.
Lore (Saskia Rosendahl) is charged with shepherding her brothers and sisters to safety near Hamburg in a divided post-World War II Germany.
After the horrors of World War II came the horrors of reconstruction. The occupying armies divided the spoils, redrew the borders and brought the defeated foes to justice.
Sally Potter's "Ginger & Rosa," which takes place in 1962, features Elle Fanning, left, as Ginger and Alice Englert as Rosa, Ginger's best friend.