Produced by Warner Brothers
Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski and Wes Bentley
Directed by Max Joseph

The few movies that have been made about the electronic dance music scene in the last twenty years have come and gone like mere blips and blops, in part because of weak plots and sub-plot and bad casting choices but also because techno, like drugs or sex, tends to make for boring on-screen subject matter. Movies about music need to have vivid characters that jump off the screen, like those in ... more >

The Paperboy

What happens in Florida ...
Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman
Directed by Lee Daniels

Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron to subdue a jellyfish sting in “The Paperboy” and you wish she would do the same thing to subdue perverted, sensationalistic writer-director Lee Daniels (“Precious”). What a load of pointless drivel this all turns out to be. Efron stars as Jack, a college dropout living in the backwater Florida town of Moat County in 1969, who spends much of his lazy life either ... more >

REVIEW – The Lucky One

Where an unidentified photo doubles as good luck charm
Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner
Directed by Scott Hicks

Have you ever been to Louisiana? It’s creepy. There are nine populated areas and a lot of dark waters with things that can eat you. The swamps probably stay dark in the daytime just to make it all creepier. And the thing is, I think they like it creepy. So I have a hard time imagining Louisiana swampland as a romantic setting for a movie. Nonetheless, The Lucky One gives it a try, featuring a ... more >