Into the Wild

[rating:5] Director: Sean Penn Starring: Emile Hirsch, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden, Catherine Keener Into the Wild is a really good movie. It’s fueled by a standout cast doing standout work, under the assured and creative direction of Sean Penn. Based on a true story, it has the...

The Kingdom

[rating:3] Director: Peter Berg Starring: Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman Have you ever seen a cop story where you have the cop who just wants to get the job done, no matter what it takes, paired up with the other cop who’s more by-the-book, unwilling to bend...

Lust, Caution

[rating:5] Director: Ang Lee Starring: Tang Wei, Tony Leung, Joan Chen What you need to know is that Lust, Caution, the new film from Ang Lee, is a complex, oblique, subtle film set in Shanghai in the late ’30s and early 1940s. It’s NC-17, ostensibly for the brief but intense sex...