The Ghost Writer
//Features

The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 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.

//Reviews

The Ghost Writer | 25 Feb 2010 // 11:17 PM

As the ghostwriter makes his evaluation at the start of The Ghostwriter, you realize, unhappily, that this is the movie over-explaining itself.

//Blogs

Apparently, Polanski's Problems Aren't Just Off Screen: The Ghost Writer | 30 Jul 2010 // 9:00 AM

The Ghost Writer limps along when it should really crackle, stumbling over aspects of its story that a bit of better plotting would probably remedy.

'Ghost' is Minor Polanski at Best | 5 Mar 2010 // 8:05 AM

Abandon hope all ye who enter here for you will not be seeing an unheralded masterpiece by one of film's final auteurs. While his name

//News

By choosing diverse film personas, Pierce Brosnan is moving far beyond James Bond | 8 Apr 2010 // 2:22 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Pierce Brosnan was sitting on the patio of a Beverly Hills restaurant sipping a beer recently week when he was assailed by

Separating fact from fiction in Iraq war films | 25 Mar 2010 // 10:55 AM

Familiarity is not necessarily the friend of the Iraq moviegoer. As the Los Angeles Times' foreign editor from 2002-08, I visited Baghdad before and after

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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