The American

The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

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.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010 | 4 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


'The American' Is a Thoughtful, Deceptively Spare Work Rife with Political Intrigues | 1 Mar 2011 // 2:59 PM

Jack is hardly the protypical "Ugly American", but he is an "American", with all that that signifies to the skeptical Left.

Women and Mountains in 'The American' | 31 Aug 2010 // 11:42 PM

Women are necessary in The American, like the Italian landscapes and winding stone stairways.


A Bunch of Blu 6 | 16 Jan 2011 // 7:00 PM

This time around, we sample The American, Devil, Quiet Days in Clichy, Catfish, and Death Race 2.

Moody, Introspective, and Definitely Not 'American' | 1 Sep 2010 // 1:00 AM

The American feels too experimental, too outside the norm to draw in the casual or the just curious.

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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