The Beaver
//Features

The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 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 // 4:00 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

Let 'The Beaver' Speak For You, and To You | 26 Sep 2011 // 4:59 PM

Jodie Foster directs one of the most underrated films of the year, starring none other than Mel Gibson.

Jodie Foster Teams with Mel Gibson in 'The Beaver' | 6 May 2011 // 3:10 AM

The movie doesn't sort out how the beaver reduces Walter's family -- especially Meredith -- is reduced to reinforcing his worldview.

//Blogs

A Sick Psyche: 'The Beaver' (Blu-ray) | 26 Aug 2011 // 8:48 AM

Someone like Walter Black is bruised in the brain. Like The Beaver, such a state is complicated, aggravating, but definitely worth fighting to understand and accept.

'Ordinary People' with Puppets: 'The Beaver' | 19 May 2011 // 5:00 AM

Someone like Walter Black is bruised in the brain. Like The Beaver, such a state is complicated, aggravating, but definitely worth fighting to understand and accept.

//News

What does 'The Beaver's' performance say about Mel Gibson's popularity? | 10 May 2011 // 12:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — Critics were mixed on Mel Gibson's "The Beaver" at the start of the weekend — some found it a touching story of mental disassociation;

'Beaver' director Jodie Foster's loyalty to Mel Gibson was tested but emerged intact | 3 May 2011 // 5:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — As she has crisscrossed the country tirelessly promoting her latest directorial effort, "The Beaver," Jodie Foster has been keeping in touch via text

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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