Jul 23, 2013
Fruitvale Station's intimate portrait of Oscar Grant promises better days ahead for black film.
Jul 27, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises is not an easy parable for the political left or right.
Jul 23, 2012
In the Nolan films, Batman is a reformer and humanist, and not an avatar for right-wing fears.
Jul 20, 2012
Don't believe Limbaugh—the most recent Batman movie is an epic for the 1%
Jul 09, 2012
The downside of snap judgments
Jul 03, 2012
While it isn't flawless, Brave has an impressive satirical eye for a mainstream movie.
Jul 02, 2012
... in which art creates reality.
Jun 30, 2012
Woody Allen's latest travelogue is sprightlier than you'd expect.
Jun 22, 2012
Brave tackles the Scottish countryside and family tensions in a poignant—if slightly by-the-books—way.
Jun 14, 2012
HBO's 41 asks none of the hard questions about George H.W. Bush's uninspired career
May 25, 2012
Okay, girls, let's hear you sing it: I wanna be an engineer!
May 16, 2012
Here come the anti-Obama movies.
May 01, 2012
Move aside, Mr. Buffett. There's a new kid on the block.
Apr 23, 2012
What happened to the former slaves and slaveowners after emancipation—British emancipation, that is?
Apr 04, 2012
The Titanic’s surprisingly timely centenary
Mar 30, 2012
The Law in These Parts asks tough questions about the role of the courts in Israeli settlement policy.