Film

Hollywood Can't Get Sex Right, But One TV Show Can
August 01, 2013

'Lovelace,' 'The Canyons,' and 'Ray Donovan' reviewed.

What Mark Wahlberg Can Learn From Denzel Washington's Decline
Lessons from the action flick '2 Guns'
August 01, 2013

The new Denzel Washington–Mark Wahlberg action comedy, lamely titled 2 Guns, feels like a throwback to an earlier era.

The Making of a Surprise Hit Documentary About Genocide
Joshua Oppenheimer on 'The Act of Killing'
July 29, 2013

An interview with the director of perhaps the most disturbing film about genocide ever made. 

Finally, a Classic Portrayal of the Ugly American Backpacker
Michael Cera gets high, and highly annoying, in 'Crystal Fairy'
July 25, 2013

Critics, including me, have been teasing the arrival of Michael Cera's manhood—or his man-childhood, anyway—for so many years now that you’d be forgiven for thinking the actor was still a teenager, and a virgin to boot.

The Best Film Woody Allen's Ever Made
July 24, 2013

Woody Allen makes (his first?) moving film.

The Ryan Gosling Film Audiences are Booing
'Only God Forgives' is ludicrous
July 18, 2013

'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn returns with 'Only God Forgives.'

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July 14, 2013

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The Best Film About Race in Years
July 12, 2013

The dramatization of the true story of a young, unarmed, black man killed by the police is—remarkably—potent, not saccharine. 

Stanley Kauffmann on Films: New Basics
July 12, 2013

Alain Resnais presents his final film. Kenneth Branagh challenges a master.

The 'Salinger' Trailer is Phony and Ridiculous
July 03, 2013

Let’s begin by admitting that this is an easy target: The movie trailer is hardly (ever?) a paragon of nuance.

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