‘Woodstock’ captures spirit of era, but lacks energy

In the bathroom of the Arclight Cinema in Hollywood, two women with graying hair and beaded scarves draped over their shoulders chatted excitedly 15 minutes prior to the screening of Taking Woodstock. “Where were you during Woodstock?” one asked the other, to which she replied with a detailed description of a weekend 40 years past. […]

‘Basterds’ showcases Tarantino’s quirks

Inglourious Basterds marks Academy Award-winner Quentin Tarantino’s war film debut. Set in France during World War II, the film follows a group of Jewish-American soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) as they seek brutal revenge on the Nazi regime.