The Artist
//Features

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.

//Reviews

'The Artist': Both Gimmicky and Nostalgic | 20 Nov 2011 // 11:45 PM

Resisting change, The Artist's movie star repeats a familiar history, that is, the history of movies that's been passed on in the movies.

Austin Film Festival 2011: The Writer's Festival | 14 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

The Austin Film Festival has done a laudable job of carving an interesting niche.

//Blogs

The Resounds of Silents | 20 Jan 2012 // 6:00 AM

Can a film without dialogue earn Oscar accolades? Most definitely. Can it please audiences? Well...

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.

//News

Oscars 2012: Hard sell for Oscar favorite ‘The Artist’ | 25 Feb 2012 // 11:34 PM

PHILADELPHIA — Thomas Langmann was elated. The French film producer had a script he loved. It was about a Hollywood heartthrob, his faithful dog, and a

Oscars 2012: Does silence speak, and perchance predict? | 21 Feb 2012 // 10:35 PM

CHICAGO — This year’s Oscar nominees are living in the past, whether it’s World War I by way of classic studio pictorialism (“War Horse”),

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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