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Avengers: Age of Ultron

It’s one thing when a film is so hilariously bad, like Glen Gruner’s THE SKID KID, that you almost want to thank the director for going full Nic Cage and reveling in the disastrously awful.  It’s entirely another when a director, revered by fans as the wunderkind who elevated science fiction to good drama, gives […]

The week’s DVDs begin in England:

DVDs and streaming for May 5 by Boo Allen   This week, we begin in England:   Mr. Turner (***1/2) Timothy Spall stars as mid-18th century artist J.M.W. Turner in British director Mike Leigh’s gorgeously rendered bio-pic. Spall grunts, moans, and shuffles his way through his  performance as the taciturn painter, while Leigh chronicles Turner’s […]