‘The Oranges’ an uneven family comedy

Despite strong performances from the older actors, the younger generation disappoints in this film.

Flying Lotus plays it too safe with new album

Flying Lotus plays it too safe with its new album, "Until the Quiet Comes."

‘The Paperboy’ a return to form for ‘Precious’ director

Surprising performances elevate this at times difficult-to-watch film.

Mountain Goats reach new heights

Despite a lengthy career, Mountain Goats have not run out of impressive lyrics and melodic tunes.

Singing competitions battle for your ratings

With "The X-Factor," "The Voice" and "American Idol" on air, will viewers tire of the format?

‘V/H/S’ an intriguing entry in the found-footage genre

Even with a few duds, this anthology delivers several inventive horror short films.

‘Butter’ slips with a poorly written plot

Despite a strong and likable cast, "Butter" cannot overcome its shortcomings.

Twin Shadow electrifies Music Hall of Williamsburg

With a selection of hits and enthralling classics, Twin Shadow delivered a phenomenal performance at the Brooklyn venue.

Muse delivers muddled album in attempt to broaden fanbase

Neither playing to its strengths or discovering a new path, Muse stumbles on "The 2nd Law."

‘May We Be Forgiven’ deals with loss, tragedy

"May We Be Forgiven" encourages readers to look to the past for advice on the present.

‘Otter’ caught red-handed with poorly scripted comedy

Ethan Lipton’s new play, “Red-Handed Otter,” tells the story of Paul (Matthew Maher), a distraught security guard struggling to cope with the recent death of his beloved cat, Jennifer. Paul opens the show by...

‘Solomon Kane’ bloody adrenaline rush

The bloody, intense "Solomon Kane," which premiered in Europe years ago, finally has an American release.