The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Cloverfield | 20 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

By being both absolutely verisimilar and absolutely unreal, Cloverfield highlights the extent to which reality is natively constructed.

Cloverfield | 17 Jan 2008 // 8:00 PM

The focus on delusional heroism may be Cloverfield's most salient trick.


Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films | 11 Nov 2010 // 2:00 AM

Ten examples of evil cosmic conquerors and their eventual mash-up with mankind.


The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies | 1 Oct 2008 // 10:39 AM

Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It's just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary "Trouble the Water," the viral-outbreak

'Mockumentaries' make the outlandish seem true | 18 Jan 2008 // 12:27 AM

In the new movie "Cloverfield" a towering monster runs amok in New York City, knocking over buildings and collapsing bridges. No, it's not a very

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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