This Year's Emmy Nominations Are Same Old, Same Old
July 10, 2014
Tatiana Maslany! The Good Wife! The Americans!
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.
A New New Low.
Jim Broadbent is sixty-four; Lindsay Duncan is sixty-three. Plenty of us are in the same uneasy, open boat, but that serves to contradict one of the great canards of the film world.
The Strange Scholarship of Incest
February 28, 2014
The strange scholarship on genetics and incest
Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' Is Dreadful, Smug, and Incoherent
February 05, 2014
There is one moment in The Monuments Men that is as sweet and pleasing as a fresh cupcake. It has a charm that is no small thing in the making of movies.
The Silly Liberal Attacks on 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
January 01, 2014
Critics of "The Wolf of Wall Street" may be right about the finance business, but they are confused about art.
'Her' is the Scariest Movie of 2013
December 29, 2013
The creepy futurism of Her.
'American Hustle' Is Scorsese Played for Laughs
December 12, 2013
David O. Russell's American Hustle is little bit Martin Scorsese, a little bit Preston Sturges.
Map: Blockbuster Video Isn't Dead Yet—in Other Countries, Anyway
November 07, 2013
Blockbuster LLC, the once-ubiquitous video rental chain, will close its remaining 300 stores in the United States and end its mail DVD rental service by January 2014, parent company Dish Network Corporation said Wednesday in a press release.