2012 Florida Film Festival
The 2012 Florida Film Festival's brightest star is Central Florida itself. Are we ready for our close-up?
The Raid: Redemption
The set-up is simple - A van full of cops is going to raid a building full of criminals, quickly and quietly, hoping to take down the kingpin upstairs, once and for all.
The Cabin in the Woods
Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's twisty take on slasher flicks re-energizes and re-invents a stale genre
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt are effortlessly charming in director Lasse Hallstrom's tidy puff piece
Paul Weitz's father-son drama finds its own poetry
Despite its 3-D visuals and Finding Nemo director, this Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation falls flat
Man on a Ledge
Sam Worthington capably anchors run-of-the-mill New York caper
FFF: Sunday, April 17
Noon at Regal Winter Park - Bots High (4 Stars) I'd forgotten about Battle Bots until seeing this absorbing documentary about a group of high schoolers from Miami designing and eventually pitting their bots against one another. The film follows three set
FFF: Saturday, April 16
12:30 p.m. at Enzian Theater - Ruby in Paradise A showing of the 1993 film set in Florida starring Ashley Judd. Following the screening, director Victor Nunez will do a Q&A with the audience, moderated by "Florida Films" program curator Scott Foundas.
FFF: Friday, April 15
3:30 p.m. at Regal Winter Park - Red Chapel (3 Stars) The most interesting part of Red Chapel is the fact that it fails. It fails in interesting ways, but it still fails. Its stated mission was to undermine the North Korean state with a (tremendously unf
FFF: Sunday, April 10
Noon at Regal Winter Park - Chekhov for Children (3 Stars) There is no knowledge of Anton Chekhov required for this touching documentary about a group of New York City junior high schoolers putting on Uncle Vanya in the late 1970s. The play, which should