Latest by Jocelyn Noveck

Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 7
When we first see Michael Keaton in “Birdman,” he’s levitating in his undies in a dressing room. You think, “How’d he DO that?” Turns out that’s an...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 7
If you’ve ever sat in a jazz club or concert and thought the band was just riffing the night away with nary a care in the world, “Whiplash” should...
Published on November 14, 2014 - Page 9
You can take the man away from the humor. But you clearly can’t always take the humor from the man. This gratifying principle proves true both for...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 7
The most frightening thing about Jake Gyllenhaal in “Nightcrawler” is his smile. Gyllenhaal’s bold, committed performance makes “Nightcrawler” one...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 7
If we were going to be curmudgeonly about it — and “St. Vincent” is, after all, a movie about a curmudgeon — we’d focus on the one major flaw in the...