For the straightforward action pic “Battle: Los Angeles,” director Jonathan Liebesman focuses on a worldwide alien invasion, but he does a couple specific things that make it bearable, if not a complete retread. First: He tells the story from the point of view of one Marine Staff Sergeant (Aaron Eckhart) and his new platoon as [...]


You’d be hard-pressed to find a movie released in the past year that will break your heart the way “Rabbit Hole” does. Based on the play by David Lindsay-Abaire, this adaptation is helmed by John Cameron Mitchell, of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” fame. The indie director has taken a departure from Hedwig insofar as [...]

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