The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013 | 18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
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.
The Best Female Film Performances of 2012 | 6 Jan 2013 // 4:08 PM
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.
Highly Political, Highly Personal: 'Zero Dark Thirty' | 11 Apr 2013 // 10:10 PM
Director Kathryn Bigelow asked questions to which she didn't have the answers, reminding us about the way in which arts and politics are deeply interconnected.
Hunting Osama bin Laden in Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty' | 19 Dec 2012 // 10:30 PM
If Maya impresses her colleagues with her skillful readings, her imperfect ability to interpret "what we don't know," she also incarnates the various traumas of such enterprise.
'Zero Dark Thirty' and Morally Engaged Players | 16 Jan 2013 // 9:00 PM
Jeff Reichert’s most relevant question for the games industry is one concerning consumers: “Why is it so hard to engage the reader to a more credulous relationship with the moving image?”
Award Season Rewind: 'Zero Dark Thirty' | 16 Jan 2013 // 2:30 AM
Between now and the Oscars, we will be revisiting the films that make the 2012 Awards Season sizzle. This time out, we look at Kathryn Bigelow's amazing follow-up to her previous Best Picture Winner, The Hurt Locker
‘Zero Dark’s’ Oscar Hopes Take Sharp Turn | 20 Feb 2013 // 2:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — After a screening of “Zero Dark Thirty” for Sony Pictures executives in September, studio co-chair Amy Pascal gathered the filmmakers in her office
Documents show Pentagon gave Hollywood special access for bin Laden movie | 24 May 2012 // 7:35 AM
WASHINGTON — In the months after the successful U.S. military mission that killed Osama bin Laden, Pentagon officials met with Hollywood filmmakers and gave them