The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.


'Drive' Works Because of Its Self-Conscious Artifice | 29 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Ryan Gosling is instantly iconic as a driver trying to find his humanity amidst the corruption of Los Angeles.

'Drive' Is a Movie About Movies | 18 Sep 2011 // 11:42 PM

Even if you can't quite guess what goes on in Irene's head, you can see for yourself that the Driver is an appealing sort when compared to the other lowlifes around him.


Why It's OK Ryan Gosling Wasn't Nominated for Best Actor | 21 Feb 2012 // 1:15 AM

He may have had the best year of any actor in 2011, but Baby Goose wasn't nominated for an Oscar. Fair? Yes, actually.

'Driver: San Francisco' and 'Drive' | 6 Feb 2012 // 10:00 PM

Two men dictated by driving: one driven by an intense focus on the calm precision necessary to master the physical science of it all, the other driven by the raw emotional power that a two ton extension of the self provides.


Oscar nominees take a look back with ‘New Nostalgia’ | 3 Feb 2012 // 1:35 AM

The New Nostalgia, despite every dyspeptic bone in my body, is not necessarily a bad thing -- particularly in thoughtful hands, like those of Martin Scorsese or Steven Spielberg. The New Nostalgia is about dipping into movie history to rediscover the joy of moviegoing itself.

The director and star of the thriller ‘Drive’ hit the road | 15 Sep 2011 // 8:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — There are many ways an actor or director might unwind after a long day of shooting. Some might head for the bar; others

//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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