Tuesday, January 11 2011
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
Tuesday, January 8 2008
From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.
Friday, March 27 2015
This examination of documentary filmmaking, of truth and not-quite-truth, is somewhat undercut by the neuroses of its male lead (Ben Stiller).
Tuesday, December 17 2013
The best sequence follows Frances running, leaping, and dancing down the streets of Manhattan to the tune of David Bowie's "Modern Love".
Friday, May 24 2013
Noah Baumbach’s deft romantic comedy spoons a nice helping of sugar into a dark premise.
Thursday, March 18 2010
The film's central romance looks like a perfect storm of codependency, dressed up as introspection and self-analysis.
Wednesday, March 5 2008
Vivid impressions that make us look closely into Baumbach's fascinating, semi-miserable world.
Sunday, August 15 2010
In this installment, we look at Clash of the Titans (2010), Spartacus, The Breakfast Club, Nanny McPhee, and Greenberg.
Monday, March 23 2015
People have often worked hard to pick apart what elements of Baumbach’s films are drawn from his own life, this character representing that person and so on. He has often bristled at the notion, preferring to focus on their fictional elements.
Wednesday, December 5 2007
It's that time of year when intimate strangers come over to eat large birds and drain your liquor cabinet. You know these people from childhood,
Wednesday, November 28 2007
Noah Baumbach and Jennifer Jason Leigh have been married for a little over two years. And they were an item for a while before that.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
"I responded to the wicked comedy of it. And the way in which it sort of disturbs you, gets under your skin," says Nicole Kidman,