The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 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.

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008 | 13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.


Frost/Nixon: An Interview with a Vampire | 4 Dec 2008 // 2:59 PM

Frank Langella seethes and pulsates with cunning as the deposed president in 'Frost/Nixon', a far cry from the grinning cowboy executive Josh Brolin presented in 'W'.


Frost/Nixon | 5 Dec 2008 // 12:55 AM

No matter Frost/Nixon's efforts to revise it, history will never be the same.


'Frost/Nixon' Feigns Actual History Well | 24 Dec 2008 // 12:00 PM

Those of us who lived through it will never forget how it unraveled before our unbelieving eyes. As each new day brought another revelation, as

Frost/Nixon Stills and Trailer | 2 Dec 2008 // 10:25 PM

FROST/NIXON Release: 5 December and 12 December (limited) and 25 December (wide) Director: Ron Howard Cast: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, Sam Rockwell, Toby


Oscars ignore ‘The Dark Knight,' except for Ledger nomination | 22 Jan 2009 // 8:25 PM

It was a dark day for "The Dark Knight" as the 81st annual Oscar nominations, announced Thursday, snubbed the most popular film since "Titanic." Christopher

In battle of stage vs. screen, the play wins | 8 Jan 2009 // 12:02 AM

As movie adaptations of stage plays go, the recently released "Frost/Nixon" and "Doubt" are among the best of recent vintage, not least because the


Frost/Nixon Stills and Trailer | 2 Dec 2008 // 10:25 PM

//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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