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.
Victor Hugo's Hard-nosed Melodrama
Why the most dramatic parts of Les Misérables are also the most politically incisive.
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.
The Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami has now made his second feature in exile.
'Amour' owes its existence to an industry under siege
Michael Haneke is a paragon of the benefits of a generous state-funded film industry.
Alan Sharp's movies reflected the confusion, failures, and darkness of the 1970s—and maybe that's why no one wanted to see them.
I’d like to thank the Academy for nothing
The novel he'd written had become a movie that was nominated for an Oscar. But that didn't mean he'd have an open ticket to the party.
How the Animation Giant Stole Pixar's Mojo
How the animation giant stole Pixar's mojo.
How the "Silver Linings Playbook" star became a serious actor
It’s a real shame that the planned big-screen production of Paradise Lost, which was to feature Bradley Cooper as Lucifer, will never see the light of day. It might have been the perfect role for the 38-year-old actor, who’s nominated for Best Actor at this Sunday’s Oscars for his work as in Silver Linings Playbook.
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.