J.C. Chandor
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2014: A Most Mediocre Year
30 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

The odds of discovering gems like Boyhood felt thinner in 2014 than they have for quite some time.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011
17 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.


'A Most Violent Year' Burns Too Slowly
2 Jan 2015 // 5:30 AM

J.C. Chandor’s crime drama is an exceptionally performed but rote drama about family and ethnic loyalties pushed to the breaking point.

How Does One Go On When 'All Is Lost'?
18 Oct 2013 // 2:45 AM

J.C. Chandor’s film is a surprisingly unsparing and rigorous piece of work, tinged with an unsentimental fatalism.


'Margin Call' Moves Beyond the Bottom Line
27 Oct 2011 // 2:00 AM

(Margin Call) has the makings of a fine, fascinating experience. Unfortunately, it never finds a way to be wholly compelling.


Six Top Directors Discuss How Memorable Moviemaking Is Often the Result of Learning from Mistakes
6 Jan 2014 // 2:51 AM

They are among the season’s most acclaimed directors. But if you ask the six filmmakers who participated in The Envelope’s fifth annual Directors

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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