Locke is a film in which the locusts and the furies of confusion come to life. Go see it.
Eighty-five thousand historic newsreels were uploaded to YouTube. The author of The Biographical Dictionary of Films tells you what to watch.
Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, and Rebecca Hall are trapped in this terrible movie.
If you weren't familiar with the 93-year-old legend, here are the three movies to watch.
Addiction wasn't incidental to his talent: It was its essence
It's tempting to say that Hoffman overcame his addiction in order to act. But it just isn't so: His addiction fueled his great feats of acting.
El Topo director Alejandro Jodorowsky's project was derailed by money problems and insane ambition.
Jim Broadbent is sixty-four; Lindsay Duncan is sixty-three. Plenty of us are in the same uneasy, open boat, but that serves to contradict one of the great canards of the film world. I am thinking of the notion that most films are made for an audience in the age range of two to eighteen. For years, we agonized over that orthodoxy, but by now it’s floating off into the deep darkness like George Clooney’s character in Gravity.
In the end, the show confirmed that wild hope—that the cops will sort it out.
Grand Budapest Hotel, the latest from Wes Anderson, is dazzling and exhausting but ultimately bereft.
And '12 Years a Slave' will win it, for all the wrong reasons
12 Years a Slave is a great film, but that's not why it'll win Best Picture. It'll win so that the Academy can forgive itself for making no other good films about slavery for the last hundred years.