The latest Barbara Stanwyck biography, reviewed
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Tina Fey's great, but not enough to save this film
Will Beall's transition from detective to Hollywood's A-list
As Universal Soldier 4 attests, death and gore on screen have never been better -- or more reckless
A celebrated auteur's sideways glance meets a rare hard look
Elastica's punk comeback makes something out of saying nothing
The democratic comedies of Preston Sturges give uncommon words to the common man
A critic's guide to getting away from the multiplexes.