The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 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.
The Best Male Film Performances of 2011 | 17 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM
In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.
Scorsese vs. Scorsese: Tales of Two Dreamers | 15 Apr 2014 // 8:30 PM
The Wolf of Wall Street celebrates deception, whereas Hugo upholds the search for truth. Which worldview is Scorsese's?
'Hugo': A Love Letter to Cinema | 26 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
Martin Scorsese makes it hard for you to forget why film is the single most important medium art has to offer, and if you’ve forgotten, he does a damn good job of reminding you.
'Hugo': Remembering and Forgetting | 22 Nov 2011 // 10:57 PM
As much as Hugo is being touted as Scorsese's foray into 3D, Méliès' images, flat, awkward, and strangely beautiful, are its most memorable.
The 10 Best Modern YA Film Adaptations | 19 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM
Not all YA adaptations are created equally. In fact, there are many terrible examples of the genre. On the other hand, here are a few that are pretty great.
The Olden Globes | 16 Jan 2012 // 2:00 AM
Once again, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press have spoken - and confused the awards season conversation all over again.
Lauded ‘Hugo’ proves costly to its producer | 9 Feb 2012 // 12:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — Last weekend I hosted a panel at the Santa Barbara Film Festival that featured five producers whose films were Oscar best picture nominees.
Oscar nominees take a look back with ‘New Nostalgia’ | 3 Feb 2012 // 12:35 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.