Meandering indie film fails to provide cinematic haven

“Fairhaven” struggles despite a profound performance from Chris Messina.

Leatherface unleashes new nightmare in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’

Director John Luessenhop and lead actress Alexandra Daddario discuss bringing the iconic horror villain to a new generation of fans.

The best of the Arts staff’s ‘Best of 2012’ lists

In a year full of tremendous releases, our Arts staff highlights the true artistic gems of 2012.

New Van Sant film muddles promised political message

Despite beautiful cinematography and a great cast, "Promised Land" fails to maintain a coherent agenda or interesting characters.

Tarantino delivers another masterpiece with ‘Django Unchained’

Quentin Tarantino proves he is still in his prime with this enthralling homage to spaghetti westerns.

‘Tabu’ remains engaging despite disjointed narrative

With its impressive use of unreliable narration, "Tabu" delivers an intriguing, if somewhat muddled, experience.

Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ inspires talent behind adaptation

Director Walter Salles and actors Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley detail the journey of bringing Jack Kerouac's seminal novel to the big screen.

McGregor, Watts demonstrate possibilites of human endurance in ‘The Impossible’

Following a family during the deadliest tsunami in history, "The Impossible" is elevated to great heights by heart-wrenching performances from its lead actors.

Best concerts of 2012 show vibrancy of indie scene

The year's five best musical performances in New York City.

Movie musicals were on wane but may be returning

Musical films have been almost extinct for some time, but "Les Misérables" may revive the genre.

Theatrical adaptation of Charles Dickens classic brings audience center stage

Innovative new play brings closure to Dickens' unfinished "Mystery of Edwin Drood."

New kind of zombie in Brad Pitt’s horror flick

"World War Z," a zombie-apocalypse movie to be released next June, is based off Max Brooks' popular 2006 novel.
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