In “The Angels’ Share” Robbie, a Glasgow hooligan doing community service in lieu of jail time, wants to give his new son a better childhood than he had. But he’s finding it hard to overcome the pull of gang violence.
I’ve finally figured out why we spend so much time treating our political opponents as implacably evil. It’s because Hollywood, which used to offer us villains we could love reviling, seems to have forgotten how to make its bad guys bad.
The misspelled title, ‘ Biutiful ,” is the first obvious clue that Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ’s downbeat urban drama will arrive at beauty in odd ways. The latest film from the director of “Babel” and “127 Grams” is as grim as the oncological death sentence handed its main character, yet it finds pockets of grace even in the squalid underworld of Barcelona.
“Skyfall,” the latest James Bond film and the third starring Daniel Craig, led the U.S. and Canadian box office with a franchise-record $87.8 million in ticket sales for Sony Corp. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
The James Bond thriller “Skyfall” reclaimed first place during a slow weekend at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $11 million for distributor Sony Corp. and making it the studio’s highest-grossing film ever.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2,” the finale in the teen vampire series, kept the top spot in U.S. and Canadian cinemas over Thanksgiving weekend, driving sales to a record for the five-day period.