January 21, 2011
Colin Farrell's 10 Best Movies
Seemingly overnight at the turn of the century, Colin Farrell went from just another struggling actor to a major Hollywood star -- only to retreat into semi-obscurity less than a decade later, after cluttering his filmography with a handful of big-budget turkeys. But while misguided efforts like Daredevil and Miami Vice obscured Farrell's gifts, he remained capable of superlative work -- and he's proved it with a string of critically lauded appearances in recent films. The latest chapter in Farrell's reinvention is set to arrive with the forthcoming season of HBO's True Detective, in which Farrell has just been announced as one of the lead actors. With that in mind, we decided now would be the perfect time to take a look back at the critical highlights of an often underrated career. It's time for Total Recall!
December 14, 2008
Boston Film Critics Honor Slumdog, WALL-E
The hardware won't be handed out until February 8, but the winners of this year's Boston Society of Film Critics Awards have been announced -- and they're all listed right here.
December 11, 2008
Golden Globe Nominations Announced
"Benjamin Button," "Frost/Nixon," "The Reader," "Revolutionary Road" and "Slumdog Millionaire" battle it out for Best Drama while "Burn After Reading," "Happy-Go-Lucky," "In Bruges," "Mamma Mia! and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" fight for Best Comedy or Musical at this year's Golden Globes -- the nominations were announced today.
February 7, 2008
Critics Consensus: Gold is a Fool's Paradise, Roscoe is Not Welcome
This week at the movies, we've got treasure hunters (Fool's Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson), awkward reunions (Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins, starring Martin Lawrence and Mo'Nique), and a stand-up road trips (Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show). What do the critics have to say?