Sunday, January 27 2013
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.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
Tuesday, February 24 2015
This novel's recurring themes of discontent and rivalry dominate whatever moments of tenderness and solidarity remain after Irish village life has given way to common death.
Friday, October 12 2012
Gabby, sprawling, and bloody, Seven Psychopaths isn't as clever as it thinks it is.
Thursday, February 7 2008
For all the showy action and spurty blood, it's the evolving intimacy between Ken and Ray that is most compelling in In Bruges.
Thursday, October 11 2012
Seven Psychopaths dares us to cheer for the bad guys, question anyone who claims they are good, and wonder aloud what's real and what's part of Marty's literary process.
Wednesday, February 13 2008
Bruges, the Belgian port city known for its medieval architecture and Flemishness, is referred to in such unspeakable terms during the upcoming "In Bruges" that
Wednesday, February 6 2008
"I'd never let any of my plays be made into films, even though we've had offers," said Irish dramatist Martin McDonagh during a recent visit