'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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"Admission" is an off-kilter mish-mash of a romantic comedy that careens from cloyingly sweet to disarmingly bitter. It's a watchable, inoffensive date movie that suffers from a busy, multipronged plot and a lack of chemistry between the leads.
No Doubt's attorneys can argue to a jury that the band was misled by gaming giant Activision Publishing Inc. about how its likeness would be used in the video game "Band Hero," a judge ruled Tuesday.
Shawn Ku's haunting, emotionally taut new film, "Beautiful Boy," hinges on a few remarkable performances, and though it fails to deliver on the promise of its premise, it is a credible depiction of a couple's search for a way forward through extraordinary grief.
"Midnight in Paris" is an unexpected late-career gem from an auteur who has been on autopilot for more than a decade, cranking out shopworn genre tributes and forgettable romantic comedies.
Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" provided just what organizers wanted to open the world's most glamorous film festival Wednesday: Romance, fantasy, laughs and a whole lot of stars, both on screen and strutting the Cannes red carpet.
Light cycles, wizards, vampires and superheroes made for another colorful Comic-Con.
That Mr. Sheen is able to convey the meaning behind this lack of affect is an achievement that I suspect may be rewarded with an Academy Award nomination from his fellow actors.