The Best Female Film Performances of 2013 | 7 Jan 2014 // 8:16 PM
It was a particularly strong year for women in film. These sensational performances remind us that, when all is said and done, it's character and how an actor or actress creates them that matters as much to a movie as a script, a director, or an idea.
The Best Male Film Performances of 2013 | 7 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM
The best male film performances highlight how masculinity, managed within a more considered and complete character overview, can turn even the most rugged rogue into an equally strong if sensitive cinematic center.
'Saving Mr. Banks' Comes with a Perfect Spoonful of Charm | 2 Apr 2014 // 12:00 AM
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson are a joy to watch in Saving Mr. Banks, a sweet but worthwhile Disney film about the making of Mary Poppins.
On 'Saving Mr. Banks' and Melting Another Ice Queen | 12 Dec 2013 // 11:35 PM
P.L. Travers would have hated this charming revisionist tearjerker, but then she didn’t think her Mary Poppins should have been a musical.
Six Top Directors Discuss How Memorable Moviemaking Is Often the Result of Learning from Mistakes | 6 Jan 2014 // 2:51 AM
They are among the season’s most acclaimed directors. But if you ask the six filmmakers who participated in The Envelope’s fifth annual Directors