Philippe Petit's Twin Towers Stunt Is Dramatic Gold
October 02, 2015

The Walk, for all its visual spectacle, leaves Joseph Gordon-Levitt no room to actually act.

In Iran, Turning on a Camera Is An Act of Subversion
October 01, 2015

Iranian director Jafar Panahi was put under house arrest and banned from making movies. Now, he's back with "Taxi."

The Master of Childish Men Gives Women a Second Chance
August 13, 2015

Mistress America, the latest from Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, is about women helping each other grow up.

'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' Is a Story of Sexual Abuse—and Female Empowerment
August 06, 2015

The everyday sexual concerns of a teenage girl have rarely been so honestly depicted in film.

The American Actor May Be in Decline. Jake Gyllenhaal Is Most Certainly Not.
July 23, 2015

Gyllenhaal delivers another exceptional performance in ‘Southpaw’.

How “Back to the Future” Helped Make Me a Feminist
July 06, 2015

30 years after its release, a look at Back to the Future’s messages.

The Story of the Only Irishman Ever Deported From Ireland
July 03, 2015

A review of acclaimed director Ken Loach's latest movie, Jimmy's Hall.

A Coming-of-Age Film That Never Shows the Hero Come of Age
June 12, 2015

Even Jon Snow can't save "Testament of Youth."

A Makeover Story: Homicidal Sexbot Edition
May 19, 2015

What Ex Machina tells us about cyber sex appeal.