The hit young adult science fiction novels by Suzanne Collins comes to the big screen with Jennifer Lawrence in a star-making performance as reluctant hero Katnis Everdeen.
The film is named for Donald Sutherland’s character but Alan Pakula’s stark, alienated neo-noir, is remembered for Jane Fonda’s Oscar-winning performance.
The third film in the blockbuster series takes the fight out of the killing floor of the arenas and to the capitol in an act of revolution. It was the top box office hit of 2014.
The second film in the young adult dystopian series ups the ante and improves upon the first in every way, thanks to director Francis Lawrence who takes charge of the franchise here.
Don’t Look Now (1973), Nicolas Roeg’s mosaic of a thriller, remains a mystery to the end. Set largely in Venice, where the labyrinth of canals and tunnels creates a claustrophobic maze, it’s less about the elliptical story (adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s short tale) than the texture of loss, obsession, and emotional remove. Donald Sutherland […]
Happy 2016. Here are a few of the recent arrivals on Netflix, Amazon, and the rest of the streaming and VOD services. Netflix Keira Knightley is the headstrong and feisty Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel of love, class and social convention. Matthew Macfadyen is the starchy […]