Blue Valentine

The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 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 // 4:00 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.


'Blue Valentine': You Always Hurt the Ones You Love | 1 Jun 2011 // 1:45 AM

Ultimately, Blue Valentine isn’t something you merely watch: it’s something that you feel. Even though it proves to be one hell of a devastating experience, it’s worth the pain.

'Blue Valentine': Hurt People Hurt People | 31 Dec 2010 // 5:15 AM

In Blue Valentine, gender roles are less reversed than exposed, and so increasingly unfixed and sometimes unnerving.


Critical Confessions: Part 24 - Awards Season Workhorse | 6 Dec 2010 // 5:15 AM

Coming up with a Top Ten is difficult enough...but because of such arguably unimportant factors as timing, publicity, legitimacy, and that always persnickety concept of being first out of the online gate, my fellow film writers are constantly pushing for earlier and earlier reveals.

'Blue Valentine' Trailer and Clip (2010, dir. Derek Cianfrance) | 20 Oct 2010 // 3:00 AM

The MPAA just slapped the dreaded "NC-17" rating onto this Weinstein year-end release, leading many prognosticators to sound the death knell for the film's Oscar


Ryan Gosling's instinct for the eclectic comes naturally | 27 Dec 2010 // 10:12 PM

LOS ANGELES — He's played a Jewish neo-Nazi, a crack-addict schoolteacher and a man who falls in love with an inflatable doll. But suggest to Ryan

Harvey Weinstein suits up for meet | 22 Nov 2010 // 1:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein has been quietly fuming for weeks over the MPAA ratings board, which has slapped two of his company's films with what

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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