127 Hours

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.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010 | 4 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


In a Canyon Fissure, No One Can Hear You Scream: '127 Hours' | 29 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Lost in God’s Country: Danny Boyle gets trapped in the Utah Desert.

'127 Hours': Heading Out | 5 Nov 2010 // 6:35 AM

At the start of 127 Hours, Aron is headed out, a direction, he reveals in voiceover, he perceives as a moral and philosophical imperative.


Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations | 25 Jan 2011 // 2:50 AM

The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.

G(OMG)lden Gl(OMG)bes: Thoughts on the 2011 Nominations | 14 Dec 2010 // 8:55 PM

The 2011 Golden Globe Nominations have been announced and with them comes another bout of jaw dropping at the expense of The Hollywood Foreign Press Corps.


How do you keep the audience engaged when a movie plot is already well known? | 2 Nov 2010 // 12:30 AM

How do movies based on real events wrestle with a preordained ending?

Some viewers faint during '127 Hours', but is that a marketing nightmare or dream? | 1 Nov 2010 // 6:38 AM

LOS ANGELES — Two at the Telluride Film Festival, three at the Toronto International Film Festival and one at the Mill Valley Film Festival. If that

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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