The Making of a Surprise Hit Documentary About Genocide
July 29, 2013
An interview with the director of perhaps the most disturbing film about genocide ever made.
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
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.
'In the Fog': What Life Is Like Under Occupation
June 29, 2013
The decisive experience of warfare is not victory or defeat; it is being occupied. In the Fog is about occupation and the destruction of an understanding of one’s own history—and it's also a masterpiece.
Left-wing action films can never sustain the courage of their convictions.