Film

R.I.P. Alan Sharp, a Writer Too Dark for Hollywood
February 22, 2013

Alan Sharp's movies reflected the confusion, failures, and darkness of the 1970s—and maybe that's why no one wanted to see them.

Oscar Grouch
February 22, 2013

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.

Wreck-It Disney?
February 21, 2013

How the animation giant stole Pixar's mojo. 

Bradley Cooper: Beefcake Thespian
February 21, 2013

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.

The Adverse Side Effects of Steven Soderbergh's Movie Career
February 15, 2013

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.

An Important Israeli Film's Large Implications
February 11, 2013

In "The Gatekeepers," six former heads of Shin Bet, Israel’s FBI, describe the good, the bad, and the ugly of their job.

Argo Before Argo
February 09, 2013

Wag the Dog was the Hollywood satire Ben Affleck should have made

Afterwards
February 07, 2013

A German film and Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut, reviewed.

The Auteur of Unease
February 06, 2013

Kathryn Bigelow's war movies shy away from big messages. That's why they capture the post-9/11 mood so well.

Hollywood Can't Handle Gay Sex
February 05, 2013

Tinseltown supports LGBT rights everywhere but the big screen.

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