The Fall of the Oliver Stone Empire: A Director and His Critics | 24 Sep 2010 // 12:15 AM
Until 2004, Oliver Stone could never be accused of shying away from anything. Once he did, the critics pounced.
Part 4: Challenging Convention | 20 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM
As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.
When Everything Changed: Memory, Nostalgia and the Tragic Turning Point | 8 May 2013 // 5:30 PM
Popular culture creates its own nostalgic image of a time period that is both fact and fiction. When combined with the shaky foundations of our own memories, who can really tell what happened? How will pop culture translate the tragic events of today?
10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For) | 26 Feb 2015 // 4:59 AM
Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.