Daniel Radcliffe

A new Tarzan for our times, a friendly giant for the kids and De Palma talking about himself

Also a second-tier John Le Carré, a dialed-down Ibsen play, a slow-starting but strong Italian film and a weird comedown for Daniel Radcliffe

Birdman, Whiplash and St. Vincent top a full slate of new films now playing

And watch a refugee from Downton Abbey land as The Guest in New Mexico.

New at the movies this week: cheap thrills, soul-searching and young romance

Also a smart, adult, but hard-to-find romantic comedy, The One I Love

A true beatnik story, some post-nuclear terror, a holiday farce and a minor celebrity’s surprise

Daniel Radcliffe moves on from Harry Potter to Alan Ginsberg and the future beatniks

The Woman in Black, Big Miracle and Albert Nobbs, plus a Pink Ribbons expose and a couple of art house gems

From Harry Potter to Hammer Films. Daniel Radcliffe investigates rumors of ghosts in The Woman in Black.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel

The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two premiers midnight Thursday at Fifth Avenue Cinema

But the Fifth Avenue premier is already sold out, as are previews world wide. Vancouver's Harry Potter fans are waiting for The End, and the movie's breaking records even before its release.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New movies include 127 Hours, The Next Three Days, and the Amnesty International Film Festival, but Harry Potter has the main spot this week. James Franco with a painful hiking accident and Russell...