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The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 4:30 PM
While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?
Highly Political, Highly Personal: 'Zero Dark Thirty'
11 Apr 2013 // 10:10 PM
Director Kathryn Bigelow asked questions to which she didn't have the answers, reminding us about the way in which arts and politics are deeply interconnected.
Hunting Osama bin Laden in Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty'
19 Dec 2012 // 10:30 PM
If Maya impresses her colleagues with her skillful readings, her imperfect ability to interpret "what we don't know," she also incarnates the various traumas of such enterprise.
Award Season Rewind: 'Zero Dark Thirty'
16 Jan 2013 // 2:30 AM
Between now and the Oscars, we will be revisiting the films that make the 2012 Awards Season sizzle. This time out, we look at Kathryn Bigelow's amazing follow-up to her previous Best Picture Winner, The Hurt Locker
Austin Dale's Film Honors for 2012
9 Jan 2013 // 4:00 AM
Austin Dale shares his ballot and most memorable film moments from 2012.
Despite Some Gains, Female Directors Still Face a Bleak Future in Hollywood
9 Nov 2015 // 5:15 AM
Once female directors get the job, the potential roadblocks to career advancement are numerous and varied and include studio expectations, the critical establishment and peer networks.
Documents show Pentagon gave Hollywood special access for bin Laden movie
24 May 2012 // 7:35 AM
WASHINGTON — In the months after the successful U.S. military mission that killed Osama bin Laden, Pentagon officials met with Hollywood filmmakers and gave them