The 'Cannibal Cop' Was a Creep, Not a Criminal
May 10, 2015

The HBO film 'Thought Crimes' shows what happens when your Internet self comes back to haunt you.

How to Make a Good Film About Writing
May 09, 2015

As a new film starring James Franco shows, it's not easy. But other examples show it's possible.

Hollywood Is Finally Making Way for the Female Loser
May 08, 2015

You probably know a grown-ass woman fiasco in real life. So why isn't she on-screen?

This New Italian Movie May Herald a Cinematic Renaissance
May 08, 2015

Gianni Amelio's Intrepido captures a different side of Italy.

'Far from the Madding Crowd' Tries Too Hard to Make Its Victorian Heroine a 21st-Century Feminist
April 30, 2015

By trying to make its protagonist a modern feminist, Far from the Madding Crowd loses sight of its story.

Why Are Climate Change Docs So Boring? Because It Works.
April 21, 2015

Climate change has all the raw ingredients of our most terrifying post-apocalyptic nightmares. So why are so many climate change films hit or miss?

"You Won’t Find Anything. It’s All Been Destroyed.”

Under Pol Pot's reign an entire culture was destroyed—never seen again, until now. 

Why Do We Love Batman But Hate Superman?
April 21, 2015

"Sure let's cheer on the billionaire as he beats down the poor farm guy who grew up feeling othered."

All Apologies
April 20, 2015

A new Kurt Cobain documentary reminds us of what could have been.

A New Boston Marathon Documentary Tries—And Fails—to Scare Us About The Internet
April 09, 2015

It's baggy and unfocused throughout, unsure of the conflict it sets out to explore.