Goodfellas' Narrow, Simplistic View of Masculinity
June 15, 2015
Martin Scorsese's film shows the ugly, stupid consequences of manliness, but has nothing to offer in its place.
Even Jon Snow can't save "Testament of Youth."
What a new doomsday film says about American wealth.
Andersson's hilariously bleak musings on human nature revel in uncomfortable truths.
Black America's Forgotten Film History
June 08, 2015
A new MoMA exhibit puts black films front and center.
The New David Foster Wallace Movie Isn’t a Biopic. It’s Another 'Rolling Stone' Writer Flick.
May 28, 2015
The raffish delights of being a Rolling Stone writer have been portrayed on the big screen more than once.
Kael embraced the upstarts who would come to be known as the French New Wave.
"I’m about to die right now, and I really want you to be there.”
"The meanest, to me, was Beca. She was pretty rough and tough."
The Film Buff’s Tour of New York
May 13, 2015
For many if not most New Yorkers, New York is a dream we encounter in the movies before we make it the place we live.