Michel Hazanavicius
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The 40 Best Films of 2011
22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011
17 Jan 2012 // 4:00 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.


'The Artist': Both Gimmicky and Nostalgic
21 Nov 2011 // 12:45 AM

Resisting change, The Artist's movie star repeats a familiar history, that is, the history of movies that's been passed on in the movies.

Austin Film Festival 2011: The Writer's Festival
14 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

The Austin Film Festival has done a laudable job of carving an interesting niche.


The Resounds of Silents
20 Jan 2012 // 7:00 AM

Can a film without dialogue earn Oscar accolades? Most definitely. Can it please audiences? Well...

Art-Official: 'The Artist'
26 Dec 2011 // 2:00 AM

The Artist (is) a good film with some great moments and two excellent lead performances, but if that is the mandate for a movie's position as the year's top achievement, there are hundreds of similar entries that deserve such a status.


Oscars 2012: Five directors, five approaches
27 Jan 2012 // 6:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — They have worked in diverse disciplines — acting, screenwriting, theater, television, exploitation films — were born in three countries and have made radically dissimilar movies.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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