Wednesday, September 3 2014
Reuniting Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore can't spark the magic long lost from the former comedian's flailing career.
Larry Kramer’s blistering cri de coeur about the early days of the AIDS plague gets a solidly respectful but flawed treatment from Ryan Murphy
Tuesday, September 2 2014
A decade later, Green Day's politically charged concept album remains one of the best, most important records of its era. The newest Between the Grooves series examines it in detail, starting with its mission statement title track.
Most people know Christopher Nolan’s Insomnia; few people, regrettably, know the superior work from which it is adapted.
The Captain America movies are well-suited to mix and match time periods with a comic-book-y flair.
Friday, August 29 2014
The work of Dr. Susan Robinson forms the focus of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's intelligent, conscientious documentary, After Tiller, premiering on PBS' POV series on September 1.
Thursday, August 28 2014
Perhaps Fear in the Night will never look or sound better, always like a nagging, half-forgotten celluloid memory.
Video Revolutions is a brief, brilliant inquiry into the history of a complex, contested medium.
The troubling implicit moral at the end of The Love Punch encapsulates the film's insubstantial construction.
Surely even Dirty Harry needs a break from cinematic violence, some time off at Walden Pond. Though I doubt its tranquility would deter him from picking off the sparrows.