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The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM
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.
Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female
8 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
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.
Ben Stiller Takes on a Woody Allen Persona in 'While We're Young'
27 Mar 2015 // 8:05 AM
This examination of documentary filmmaking, of truth and not-quite-truth, is somewhat undercut by the neuroses of its male lead (Ben Stiller).
'Frances Ha' Is Like the Short, Sad-Yet-Happy Pop Song the Director Intended
17 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM
The best sequence follows Frances running, leaping, and dancing down the streets of Manhattan to the tune of David Bowie's "Modern Love".
A Bunch of Blu 3
15 Aug 2010 // 6:58 PM
In this installment, we look at Clash of the Titans (2010), Spartacus, The Breakfast Club, Nanny McPhee, and Greenberg.
Filmmaker Noah Baumbach Is Hitting That Middle-age Groove
23 Mar 2015 // 8:25 AM
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.
Brothers and sisters bare their fangs on the big screen
5 Dec 2007 // 4:13 AM
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,