From Jayne Mansfield to Seth MacFarlane, A Brief History of Hollywood's Breast Anxiety
From Jayne Mansfield to Seth MacFarlane, a brief history of Hollywood's breast anxiety.
A review of 'Warm Bodies'
There are sane young people who are not counting on living a full term. And there are things in our culture that reflect that doubt.
Alan Sharp's movies reflected the confusion, failures, and darkness of the 1970s—and maybe that's why no one wanted to see them.
Steven Soderbergh has made a career of balancing ambitious films with crowdpleasers. His rotten new movie suggests why he may be getting out of the game.
On counter-terrorism at the movies
In "The Gatekeepers," six former heads of Shin Bet, Israel’s FBI, describe the good, the bad, and the ugly of their job.
"Wag the Dog" was the Hollywood Satire Ben Affleck Should Have Made
Wag the Dog was the Hollywood satire Ben Affleck should have made
The Only Good Lance Armstrong Film Would Star Lance Himself
The prospect of seeing Al Pacino play Joe Paterno, or anyone play Lance Armstrong, is reason enough to give up the film critic business.
'Downton Abbey' for grown-ups
Imagine the production values of “Downton Abbey,” but aimed at a grown-up audience.
The Oscars are odd. It’s just about the only reason left for having them; that and for the sake of the people who make red carpets. Every year when the nominations come out, there are three or four days of stories about the “surprises” and the people who were “snubbed.” So Tom Hooper and Kathryn Bigelow were overlooked, but Michael Haneke was remarked on. And Helen Hunt got a supporting actress nod for The Sessions. No, I’m not suggesting that she was undeserving—far from it.