Jul 23, 2013
Fruitvale Station's intimate portrait of Oscar Grant promises better days ahead for black film.
Aug 21, 2013
Woody Allen's new movie is the latest evidence of how superficial he is—and how his humor and New York sensibility have lured critics and filmgoers into overlooking his shallowness.
Aug 16, 2013
How do we judge a movie made from a book written by someone with repellent political views?
Aug 14, 2013
The Spectacular Now recalls an era of films that dealt with a complicated adolescent existence.
Aug 07, 2013
Would it be possible to fall in love with an artificial intelligence? A new film seems to say yes.
Aug 02, 2013
How the video game The Last of Us fits into the growing catalog of post-apocalyptic media.
Jul 26, 2013
Pedro Almodovar's latest film, I'm So Excited! is less than thrilling but doesn't spell the end of the famed Spanish director.
Jul 19, 2013
With her latest film, Sophia Coppola emerges as successor to Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni, master of disaffection and alienation.
Jul 03, 2013
Gay Equality 1, Civil Rights 0 – join us in wondering how to celebrate this Fourth of July. (Hint: not by seeing Johnny Depp’s new movie, that’s for sure.)
Jun 28, 2013
White House Down, when ranked among the other dull offerings of this summer blockbuster season, is worth its weight in kabooms. You will be entertained.
Jun 21, 2013
The actor's genius was his knack for humanizing but not sentimentalizing his tough guy characters.
May 24, 2013
The anti-celebrity of the Frances Ha star
May 22, 2013
The second entry in the J.J. Abrams' reboot doesn't have the fun of the first outing, and all that's left is one more humongazoid, cluttered summer blockbuster whose gobbledygook plot just spackles over the interludes between kaboom-happy CGI set pieces.
May 14, 2013
Nobody's going to mistake Baz Luhrman's adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic for a great movie. But, there's no doubt it's a fun ride.
Apr 05, 2013
Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color shows why we still need the movies.
Mar 29, 2013
Game of Thrones, otherwise known as every origins story trash-compacted into the "ultimate extrapolation of Dallas," returns for its third season this Sunday.