Kael embraced the upstarts who would come to be known as the French New Wave.
"I’m about to die right now, and I really want you to be there.”
"The meanest, to me, was Beca. She was pretty rough and tough."
The Film Buff’s Tour of New York
May 13, 2015
For many if not most New Yorkers, New York is a dream we encounter in the movies before we make it the place we live.
The 'Cannibal Cop' Was a Creep, Not a Criminal
May 10, 2015
The HBO film 'Thought Crimes' shows what happens when your Internet self comes back to haunt you.
How to Make a Good Film About Writing
May 09, 2015
As a new film starring James Franco shows, it's not easy. But other examples show it's possible.
Hollywood Is Finally Making Way for the Female Loser
May 08, 2015
You probably know a grown-ass woman fiasco in real life. So why isn't she on-screen?
Gianni Amelio's Intrepido captures a different side of Italy.
'Far from the Madding Crowd' Tries Too Hard to Make Its Victorian Heroine a 21st-Century Feminist
April 30, 2015
By trying to make its protagonist a modern feminist, Far from the Madding Crowd loses sight of its story.
Why Are Climate Change Docs So Boring? Because It Works.
April 21, 2015
Climate change has all the raw ingredients of our most terrifying post-apocalyptic nightmares. So why are so many climate change films hit or miss?