Wednesday, December 18 2013
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Tuesday, January 8 2013
From diabolical tech terrorism to brutal slave ownership, the actors that make up this year's best traversed a wide canvas of creative and cinematic choices.
Sunday, January 6 2013
From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.
Monday, October 22 2012
Much like the kaleidoscopic design of The Master’s theatrical poster, the way one perceives the film -- indeed, all films -- is reflective of the prism through which one views the artform itself.
Monday, September 3 2012
Things start off scattered and suspicious as some summer leftovers battle the brilliance of a select few for fine filmmaking recognition.
Monday, February 18 2013
With the Oscars set to be handed out this Sunday, it's time to take a look at what made the one film that somehow got pushed to the back of the awards season bus so transcendent, so polarizing, and so... great.
Sunday, February 24 2013
Though whispered about as a film tackling Scientology, Paul Thomas Anderson's real subject is Freddie Quell, a soldier turned drifter and prodigious alcoholic.
Sunday, September 16 2012
The Master becomes a fascinating duet between Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman, with several bars intentionally left out.
Wednesday, March 13 2013
While some have suggested that this is nothing more than a veiled Scientology screed (it has many allusions to the bizarre religion's earliest earmarks), The Master is actually a movie about two men who couldn't be more different, and yet are almost exactly the same
Friday, January 18 2013
A look at the four-time Oscar nominee's near-constant presence on Oscar's radar in the past few years...
Friday, September 21 2012
Something like The Master is fascinating for what it offers up, and what it leaves behind.
Monday, September 17 2012
LOS ANGELES — Moviegoers worshipped at the altar of “The Master” at the box office this weekend, as Paul Thomas Anderson’s critical darling dominated art