10 Movies…About Magicians (To Prepare You For ‘Now You See Me’)

I’m not sure Now You See Me is a real movie—I’m pretty sure it’s part of the massive viral marketing campaign for last weekend’s huge Arrested Development revival. Evidence: it stars Michael Cera look-alike Jesse Eisenberg, new A.D. cast member Isla Fisher, ...

Blu-ray Review: “Hitchcock”

­Hitchcock tries to be two stories, one about Alfred Hitchcock (a latex covered Anthony Hopkins) and his decision to make the violent psychological thriller, Psycho, the other about his marriage to his smart and talented wife, Alma (Helen Mirren). If this ...

Revival House: “Quid pro quo. Yes or no?”

“I find myself much more interested in satisfying large numbers of other people than in amusing myself. What has great potential for this film is Tom Harris’s book, Tom Harris’s story, his characters, and we don’t need some director coming in ...