Features

'Kidnapped for Christ' -- The Interview

By Gary M. Kramer | Jul 26
Kate Logan's investigative documentary was originally meant to be an evenhanded examination of Escuela Caribe, but when she captured institutional abuses on camera, she was compelled to take action. Executive Producer Mike C. Manning chats about the doc.

Ursula from "The Little Mermaid"

Evil Queens

By Andy Smith | Jul 26
"I don't care how you kill the little beasts, but do it!" -Cruella De Vil

Jenny Slate in "Obvious Child"

When Jenny Met Gillian, 'Obvious Child' Was Born

By Brett Michel | Jul 25
"Obvious Child" has been mistakenly labeled as an "abortion comedy." Yet this warm rom-com does deal with what happens when a stand-up comic becomes pregnant. EDGE spoke with the film's director & star about their indie hit.

Ellar Coltrane in "Boyhood"

Growing Up On Camera :: Talking 'Boyhood' with Richard Linklater & Ellar Coltrane

By Fred Topel | Jul 21
Actor Ellar Coltrane was 6 when he started making "Boyhood." Now he's 19 & the film he's the center of has been released to rapturous reviews. EDGE spoke to Coltrane & director/writer Richard Linklater about this unique movie.

James Franco Talks Gay Films

By Jason Parsley | Jul 20
Ever since James Franco emerged in Hollywood, gay men around the country have been infatuated with the actor, who Salon.com named the sexiest man alive in 2009.

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Movie Reviews

Dwayne Johnson stars in 'Hercules'

Hercules

By Charlie Nash
Cheap, soulless, and cliché-ridden, this film is best avoided.

Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in 'A Most Wanted Man'

A Most Wanted Man

By Charlie Nash
An intellectually stimulating spy thriller as well as a poignant posthumous tribute to the great Philip Seymour Hoffman, "A Most Wanted Man" is a gripping slow-burn of a film.

A scene from 'Very Good Girls'

Very Good Girls

By Roger Walker-Dack
This tepid, predictable "best friends lost their virginity over the summer" flick is a Very Poor Movie.

Scarlett Johansson stars in 'Lucy'

Lucy

By Kevin Taft
Besson has big ideas that get taken over by his "Transporter"-style need for over-the-top action and violence.

A Scene from 'Happy Christmas'

Happy Christmas

By Roger Walker-Dack
After last year's "Drinking Buddies," this is probably Swanberg's second most accessible work to date, and part of his continued evolution from a filmmaker once known as the king of mumblecore. Long may it continue.

Colin Firth and Emma Stone star in 'Magic in the Moonlight'

Magic in the Moonlight

By Kilian Melloy
If you feel a frisson of dread at the prospect of the new Woody Allen movie, you can be forgiven. But don't worry: It's not a disaster. Nor is it a masterpiece. It's more like a flat line.

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