THE FIRST thing you see in "Being Flynn" is Robert De Niro behind the wheel of a taxi cab, pulling into city traffic.
NOW MIGHT BE a good time to rethink your lifetime ban on comic remakes of moldering TV cop shows.
BEFORE WE DELVE into "John Carter," here's a behind-the-scenes story about the movie's marketing I would like to share with you.
THE EARLY leader for the Worst Title of the Year award is surely "Salmon Fishing in Yemen."
TILDA SWINTON generated some awards-season buzz for her role as the mother of a homicidal boy in "We Need to Talk About Kevin."
"FRIENDS WITH Kids" sounds vaguely like "Friends With Benefits," though in this case nobody confuses children with anything beneficial.
"EUROPA, Europa" director Agneska Holland returns to the Holocaust with the Oscar-nominated "In Darkness," a grueling but rewarding story of survival.
TEMPLE GRADS and local-boys-make-good Tim Wareheim and Eric Heidecker are masters of the absurdist comedy in short bursts.
THE DEPRESSING scandals of 2011 showed how much can go wrong in the space between football coaches and young people.
"ACT OF VALOR" is not your typical modern war movie - it stars real Navy SEALs, and the Department of Defense had final cut.
THE CLEVER little thriller "Thin Ice" has drawn comparisons to "Fargo," I guess because there's snow and crime and Midwesterners.
OF ALL Shakespeare's tragic heroes, Coriolanus has been described as the hardest to warm up to.
IN "THIS Means War," two secret agents use their spy-craft to compete for a perky blonde.
FINALLY, A Hollywood feature directed by someone who's performed live at the Super Bowl halftime show.
IN THE OPENING moments of "Safe House," rogue agent Denzel Washington endures bullets and waterboarding with the air of a man getting a spa treatment.
WE KNOW that absolute power corrupts absolutely.
"WOMAN in Black" stars Daniel Radcliffe as a Victorian solicitor whose visit to a rural village unleashes a vengeful spirit.
FOLLOWING the lead of fellow film legend Werner Herzog, director Wim Wenders uses 3D cameras to explore the artistic impulse in the documentary "Pina."
"MAN ON a Ledge" is a movie so bold, so innovative, there hasn't been anything remotely like it since . . . "Ledge," a couple of months ago.
YOU WANT to use the word "surreal" to describe the teen girl's night-from-hell drama "Miss Bala," but this slice of life on the Mexican border is all too real.