Paul Rudd sends up Paul Rudd in They Came Together

Paul Rudd sends up Paul Rudd in They Came Together

This is a good, but not great, parody of romantic comedies. While there are some laffs, it is no Airplane! (1980) or Blazing Saddles (1974) – the movie genre in question is subjected to a gentle ribbing rather than the thorough takedown it probably deserves. Paul Rudd...
Sandra Ng Double Feature

Sandra Ng Double Feature

The 13th New York Asian Film Festival began Friday, so it’s time to see Hong Kong triad movies, Korean dramas, and cryptic Japanese movies about swordsmen and alienated teenagers. Also there are guest stars – thanks to those Korean/Hong Kong/Taiwan Cultural Service...
Snowpiercer (2014)

Snowpiercer (2014)

Snowpiercer is, without a doubt, the best Korean post-apocalyptic movie about class warfare on a Supertrain you will see this summer. Director Bong Joon-ho takes elements from Terry Gilliam, Danny Boyle, Kurt Vonnegut, Fritz Lang, Ayn Rand and many more, and tosses...
Redbox Roundup June 26, 2014

Redbox Roundup June 26, 2014

When I want to see a movie, I generally hop into the helicopter and head off to my Central Park West pied-a-terre, and then hoof it over to the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. After catching the latest indie and foreign films, I’ll meet up with Gwyneth, Paris,...
The Rover (2014)

The Rover (2014)

In Australia, the end of the world used to be fun. Dudes with pink mohawks rode around on motorcycles, Tina Turner dressed up sexy and sang the theme song, and there was characters with names like The Lord Humongous, Toe-Cutter, and Master Blaster. These days Guy...