Film

A New Boston Marathon Documentary Tries—And Fails—to Scare Us About The Internet
April 09, 2015

It's baggy and unfocused throughout, unsure of the conflict it sets out to explore.

Even Film Snobs Will Love 'Furious 7'
April 02, 2015

Even Helen Mirren loves this franchise.

Sex Before the Internet Was Scary Enough to Be a Horror Film
March 27, 2015

New flick It Follows strips teens of technology so it can kill them with sex.

C-List Celebrities Won't Help Netanyahu in the Israeli Elections
March 17, 2015

Bibi's American ties are no more helpful in getting out the vote than Chuck Norris’s name is in selling box office tickets.

If You Want to Age Gracefully in the Movies, You'd Better Be British
March 11, 2015

Why British actors like Maggie Smith and Judi Dench never get old.

Hollywood Needs a Black Superhero Fit for the Ferguson Era
February 25, 2015

A black superhero should be more than a black actor in a white superhero's costume.

John Legend Made the Most Important Point at the Oscars
February 23, 2015

Common was poetic, but Legend took aim at law and policy.

Why 'Selma' Didn't Win Best Picture
February 21, 2015

No, it had nothing to do with the acting or script.

Why Do So Many Women "Act Ugly" in Pursuit of an Oscar?
From 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf' to 'Gone Girl.'
February 18, 2015

Within the past 15 years, a number of actresses have all taken home gold statuettes for roles that not only stripped them of their Hollywood trappings, but rendered them unrecognizable.

This Oscar-Nominated Biopic Is An Act of Anachronistic Class Warfare
February 17, 2015

Mike Leigh's movie confuses art with politics.

Pages