Tuesday, January 11 2011
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
Tuesday, January 4 2011
The ladies really lit up the big screen, delivering the kind of brilliant acting work that makes picking a mere 20 that much more difficult, let alone unearthing a clear number one.
Tuesday, April 10 2012
If, after taking in Cold Mountain, you’re not yet sick of watching Kidman wield enormous shotguns, she does this plenty more in The Others, where she plays -- you’ll never guess -- a woman trying to hold a household together as she awaits a lover who may or may not be returning from war.
Monday, April 18 2011
Strange as it seems, Rabbit Hole derives a lot of its strength from its uplift.
Thursday, December 23 2010
John Cameron Mitchell's too decorous tale of parental grief and conflict is wise as far as it goes, but tastefully bourgeois to a fault.
Friday, December 10 2010
When confronted with all the potential snares a story like this could fall into, the fact that director John Cameron Mitchell avoids them all stands as a significant creative achievement.
Thursday, September 16 2010
The presence of queer directors at this year's TIFF is strong, as is the presence of women, both in front of and behind the camera.
Wednesday, January 12 2011
NEW YORK — In a movie climate that often responds with warmth and clemency to the superficial and inane, "Rabbit Hole" isn't just the unlikeliest of