Thursday, January 31 2013
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Sunday, January 22 2012
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
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.
Thursday, August 8 2013
Flashing yet another varied version of himself, Matthew McConaughey doesn't steal the show in Mud -- he supports it.
Friday, April 26 2013
It's hard to imagine many other A-list stars pulling off such a regionally specific role, and it doesn't seem like an accident that Matthew McCoanughey's return to excellent work has engaged with his Southern roots.
Friday, June 1 2012
Similarities between US films in competition at Cannes in 2012 are striking: they all take on popular genres, bestselling and award-winning American books, and American regions.
Sunday, March 30 2008
Though none of the boys in Shotgun Stories talks about it, they all bear burdens of rejection and rage.
Tuesday, May 29 2012
Cannes finishes with up-and-comer Jeff Nichols' Mud and Romanian Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills and we rank the best of Cannes 2012.
Friday, November 11 2011
With its languid pace and promise of a last act payoff, Take Shelter becomes an exercise in extended dread.
Friday, April 20 2012
LOS ANGELES — The Cannes Film Festival is set to feature one of the richest North American slates in years, as Lee Daniels, David Cronenberg, Jeff