I go to movies to be entertained. I feel that, no matter the genre, entertainment should be the main component of any good movie.

When the LivingSocial deal offering tickets to the Dead Time Dreams Haunted Attractions in San Jose popped up in my email (which, for all the instructors who might be reading this review, I was not checking during class), I was initially skeptical

Not only the filmmakers but the audience too can be blamed for the deadening frustration of watching Taken 2.

Writer-director Rian Johnson’s Looper is one of the most entertaining films I’ve seen in recent memory, and more than delivered upon both its genre premise and what I hoped would be its thematic approach.

I got a call from a friend around 6 p.m. telling me that she had tickets to an advanced screening of Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, “The Master,” at the Castro Theater.