The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008 | 13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona | 14 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM
Maria Elena (Penélope Cruz) is the figure least obviously dictated by the Woody Allen template. And for that, you are eternally grateful.
'Barcelona' Betrays Allen's Stifled Storytelling | 14 Aug 2008 // 5:50 PM
Vicky Christina Barcelona is really nothing more than rich people bitching. Now where exactly is the fun in that?
Goodbye, Woody | 3 Aug 2008 // 5:29 PM
The divorce has been coming for some time now. We've been separated for years, but it's only recently that I've even considered taking the final
Woody weird? His new star begs to differ | 20 Aug 2008 // 10:32 PM
Rebecca Hall wants to debunk some Woody Allen myths. All the A-listers and ingenues who have gasped about how the bespectacled auteur appears aloof and
Javier Bardem, living the impossible life | 15 Aug 2008 // 12:17 AM
On film, Javier Bardem is a direct guy. In his Oscar-winning turn in "No Country for Old Men," he shows no hesitation in shooting people