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  • To the Wonder

    To the Wonder

    ★★

    To The Wonder is at times incredibly boring and incredibly brilliant; unfortunately the former outweighs the latter and it's difficult to wade through endless scenes of waif-like Olga Kurylenko dancing around the living room draped in curtains while contemplating the importance of love versus the convenience of a green card.

    Terrence Malick has found a partner in cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, who also shot The Tree of Life and The New World with similar sensibilities. The film looks as beautiful as…

  • Alone in the Dark

    Alone in the Dark

    ★★★★

    Jack Sholder directed probably the worst of the Freddy movies, the homoerotic Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985), but it's easy to see why he got the job when you watch Alone in the Dark, his previous directorial effort. This is a taut, exciting thriller that chucks almost everything into the mix... and works.

    Jack Palance leads a trio of escaped mental patients (also featuring Martin Landau and Phillip Clark) on the hunt for Dwight Schultz's Dr. Potter, who recently replaced…