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The 35 Best Films of 2010

The 35 Best Films of 2010

The best films of 2010 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.

The 20 Top Movie Tearjerkers

The 20 Top Movie Tearjerkers

Sad movies for sad times. Think you're impervious to crying during a movie? These 20 films are guaranteed to get you weeping.

New Additions to Netflix Worth Watching in September

New Additions to Netflix Worth Watching in September

Netflix has got plenty of acclaimed additions streaming this month, whether to fuel procrastination or prep for the impending Oscar season.
Extra Large Popcorn, Please: The Film Forum’s “Return of the Double Feature”

Extra Large Popcorn, Please: The Film Forum’s “Return of the Double Feature”

Originating as a practical means to ensure financial solvency, the “double feature” may now serve a more profound aesthetic purpose.
‘Life Moves Pretty Fast’ Hits Some Slowdowns

‘Life Moves Pretty Fast’ Hits Some Slowdowns

Freeman frequently complains about Hollywood's stereotypes about what male and female audiences are willing to watch, yet her own tastes are pretty stereotypical.
‘Cinderella’ Is All Eye Candy and Empty Entertainment Calories

‘Cinderella’ Is All Eye Candy and Empty Entertainment Calories

The audience already primed for more "happily ever after" will be more than satisfied with the results. Everyone else will wonder what the studio was thinking with this strategy.
‘Big Eyes’ Celebrates the Right to Self-Expression

‘Big Eyes’ Celebrates the Right to Self-Expression

Tim Burton’s sweet little film about art and identity doesn’t demand enjoyment of Margaret Keane's big-eyed waifs, but instead an appreciation of her sincerity and expression.
The Horror: Parents Clash Over Kid’s Scary Movies in 2012

The Horror: Parents Clash Over Kid’s Scary Movies in 2012

Kids scary movies Hotel Transylvania, ParaNorman, and Frankenweenie vie for box office bucks, but only one appeals to scaredy pants parents

Film Reinterpretation Is the Key to Relevancy

100 Essential Directors – Tim Burton

The 100 Essential Directors Part 2: Robert Bresson to David Cronenberg

Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films