The Best Female Film Performances of 2013 | 7 Jan 2014 // 9:16 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 Films of 2013 | 5 Jan 2014 // 9:13 PM
After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.
As with All of Sofia Coppola's Films, Mood Trumps Everything in 'The Bling Ring' | 17 Oct 2013 // 9:10 PM
While Sofia Coppola doesn't dwell on the situations that made the Bling Ring what they were, she does give you an overwhelming feeling of who they are: young, attractive, savvy, plugged in, and celebrity-obsessed
What Becca Wants, Becca Gets, One Way or Another: 'The Bling Ring' | 12 Jun 2013 // 11:00 PM
In Sofia Coppola's weirdly fascinating, beautifully composed film, stolen stuff doesn't feel owned or stolen, exactly, but more endlessly transferred, from one briefly desirous individual to another.