Biutiful

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Starring: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib Review: 4 stars (of five) Biutiful has a lot going on and most of it is terribly depressing. It takes a certain willingness to engage a 130-minute movie that’s ultimately about one poor,...

No Strings Attached

Director: Ivan Reitman Starring: Natalie Portman, Aston Kutcher Review: 4 stars (of five) No Strings Attached runs a little long and doesn’t have the courage to truly explore its premise, but between the skilled direction of Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters, Stripes), Ashton Kutcher’s...

The Green Hornet

Director: Michel Gondry Starring: Seth Rogan, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Christoph Waltz Review: 2.5 stars (of five) Are you wondering how the director and credited co-writer of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind ended up doing a January-released comic book movie? Yeah, me too. The long and...