All posts by "Evan Amaral"

  “I always want to try to find different things within myself,” Austin Abrams tells me when I ask about his acting process. In the middle of a hot Sunday ...

The phrase “based on a true story” can serve as a warning sign for any discerning viewer as American cinema often exploits such stories as a cheap source of inspiration ...

Often, an actor turned director can lead to a dangerous sort of vanity project. But in the case of Angelina Jolie, her humanitarian nature genuinely extends to her relatively young ...

Nancy Meyers has directed her fair share of romantic comedies since the 1990s — including “The Holiday” and “Something’s Gotta Give.” Meyers has a characteristic lightness to her style and ...

After a long, hot summer of lifeless franchise burnouts (sprinkled with the occasional gem), filmgoers are lucky to have had three of the year’s absolute best films expanding their limited ...