Cynics might dismiss Tomorrowland as a feature-length theme park advertisement, but Disney self-promotion isn’t the primary reason for its failure. Instead, this ambitious science-fiction adventure from director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) has a futuristic vision that is stylishly and sometimes spectacularly rendered, but without much substance beneath the spectacle. That’s despite a tendency toward heavy-handed […]

The week’s DVDs begin in Rumania:

DVDs and streaming for May 26 by Boo Allen This week, we begin in Rumania: So Bright is the View (***) Brother-directors Joel Levy Florescu and Michael Levy Florescu paint a bleak portrait of their native Bucharest, Rumania in this probing character study. As usual in Rumanian films that reach here, this one has long, […]