Even though 'Surrogates' and 'Fame' debut this weekend, it's the art house films that have stolen the hearts of The Takeaway's movie reviewers: Rafer Guzman, film critic for 'Newsday,' and Karina Longworth, editor of 'Spout.'
It's Friday, which means new movies are opening nationwide. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, joins us with a few of the films in theaters this weekend. His picks? Tim Burton's return to animation in 9, a remake of the 1956 crime film noir Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, and Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself.
The Takeaway is looking at some upcoming films that defy being pigeonholed neatly into a single genre. We're joined by Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Karina Longworth of the daily movie site SpoutBlog.
The Takeaway talks about the last of this summer's movie releases with Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday. He gives us his take on Mike Judge's ?Extract' and the latest movie to feature Sandra Bullock, ?All About Steve.'
The Takeaway speaks to Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, about two of this weekend's most highly anticipated films: Ang Lee's ?Taking Woodstock' and R.J. Cutler's documentary ?The September Issue.'
The Takeaway is joined by Karina Longworth of SpoutBlog and Rafer Guzman of Newsday to discuss the latest films: Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, Shorts, a new kids' film that has appeal for adults, and Robin Williams' World's Greatest Dad.
The release of an action-packed version of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel is one of a string of Hollywood's retellings of internationally loved stories. A folklore scholar explains why the Brothers' collection is still popular today.
Fans of action or zombie movies will have new releases to choose from at this weekend's movie theater box office. But before you make the trip, the Movie Date podcast cohosts give their thoughts on two of the three new releases.
From comedic magicians to criminal girls, movie theaters this weekend will have a diverse offering. Among the four new releases are Ginger and Rosa, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, the Call and Spring Breakers.
Superman is getting a moodier, darker reboot in "Man of Steel" -- the new Hollywood adaptation of the super hero classic out in theaters this weekend. It'll match up against "This is the End," a story about Hollywood actors facing the end of the world
Looking for a great movie to survive the cold weekend? The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast says you might be pleasantly surprised by "The Wedding Ringer"'s crass humor, but you'll definitely by blown away by Julianne Moore's Oscar-nominated turn in "Still Alice."