The Best Male Film Performances of 2013 | 7 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM
The best male film performances highlight how masculinity, managed within a more considered and complete character overview, can turn even the most rugged rogue into an equally strong if sensitive cinematic center.
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.
'The Place Beyond the Pines' Is Three Stories Linked by Grit, Father Issues and Family Foes | 7 Aug 2013 // 6:10 PM
This is a powerful film offering a fascinating insight into the father and son complex.
'The Place Beyond the Pines': Fathers, Sons, Motorbikes | 31 Mar 2013 // 11:00 PM
Troubled father-son dynamics are everywhere in The Place Beyond the Pines. It pursues the theme that fathers make their sons, and that consequences are inevitable and mostly predictable, if not always logical.