Tuesday, December 30 2014
The odds of discovering gems like Boyhood felt thinner in 2014 than they have for quite some time.
Tuesday, January 17 2012
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.
Friday, January 2 2015
J.C. Chandor’s crime drama is an exceptionally performed but rote drama about family and ethnic loyalties pushed to the breaking point.
Friday, October 18 2013
J.C. Chandor’s film is a surprisingly unsparing and rigorous piece of work, tinged with an unsentimental fatalism.
Tuesday, January 3 2012
The ambitious Margin Call is held back only by its cloying contrivances.
Thursday, October 27 2011
(Margin Call) has the makings of a fine, fascinating experience. Unfortunately, it never finds a way to be wholly compelling.
Monday, January 6 2014
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