Bill Murray’s charming performance keeps the tank at least half-full throughout Jim Jarmusch’s underfocused road trip through an aging gigolo’s sexual past.
George Clooney’s bittersweet valentine to the American worker pursuing the American dream features terrific performances by Ryan Gosling and other Oscar candidates.
There are quite a few to choose from this weekend. For your pleasure: Real Steel, The Ides of March, Intruders, Blackthorn and — for a bit of class — The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence).
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist, searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks.
An idealistic staffer (Ryan Gosling) for a newbie presidential candidate (George Clooney) gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Clooney wrote, directed and starred in this one.
A gritty, grungy and exciting look at the brief life of graffiti writer/artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, played as a mumbling genius by Jeffrey Wright.