Film

Philip Seymour Hoffman Is Haunting in His Last Major Role
July 28, 2014

'A Most Wanted Man' showcases the actor's uncompromising talent.

Woody Allen's Worst Film Yet
July 22, 2014

After Blue Jasmine, his latest is a major disappointment. 

What Brought Us to the Planet of the Apes?
July 10, 2014

Darwinism? Race relations? Sex?

'Boyhood' Is a Stunning Experiment in Filming Time
July 09, 2014

The result perfectly captures the essence of childhood.

Americans Think Africa Is One Big Wild Animal Reserve
July 08, 2014

Delta and 'The Lion King' are part of our long history of stereotyping the continent.

One of The Best Films About World War I Deserves to Make a Comeback
June 27, 2014

Jean Renoir beautifully illuminates the Great War's conflicts.

'Snowpiercer' is a Post-Apocalyptic Action Movie That's Actually Fun
June 24, 2014

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho plus Tilda Swinton equals magic. 

'The Last Sentence' is a Holocaust Film with a Monstrous Hero
June 18, 2014

The acclaimed director of The Emigrants and The New Land returns with a powerful true story.

The Evasive Charm of 'Third Person'
June 18, 2014

Paul Haggis has a reputation for play.

Norman Mailer's Hollywood: Antiquated, Perverse, and Much like Ours
June 11, 2014

It drove the powerful as crazy as the powerless. And it hasn't changed.

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