The George Clooney and Sandra Bullock space film treads new ground
The long, hard truth
From horror and documentaries to indies and comedies, this year will be big in film
The star is convincing as a tough guy in a beat-'em-up action flick
Ridley Scott space epic has plenty of horror but too much philosophy
Michael Brodkorb's Twitter strategy: Genius or crazy?Michael Brodkorb's Twitter feed is getting too strange to ignore.Brodkorb, a longtime powerhouse of Minnesota's Republican Party, lost his positions with the GOP senate communications staff and Sen. Mike Parry's congressional campaign last week ... More >>
Another Mission: Impossible movie
Despite vivid characterizations, Gomorroah stays on the surface
With outrage to spare, a fierce Brian De Palma returns to the war zone. Take cover.
It's Not Torture, but This Latest Mideast Thriller's As Conventional As They Come
'The Kingdom' Pretends to Say Something About the War on Terror, but in the End It's Just Another Shoot-'Em-Up
Alfonso Cuarón takes the long view
The year's most shameless B movie delivers exactly what it promises
Jet-setting Cruise gives us a beating in 'M:i:III'
Once again, Luis Buñuel's time is now
Attention, Joshketeers! Josh Hartnett, Minneapolis's premiere (sole?) heartthrob, spent springtime in romantic Sofia, Bulgaria shooting Brian DePalma's long-awaited film The Black Dahlia. Supposedly, Hartnett hooked up with costar Scarlett Johansson ("ScarJo") in the process, effectively driving Jar ... More >>
A quintet of Hollywood anomalies from blockbuster season
Why has Tom Wolfe written a 676-page novel about a college girl's virginity?
The Steadicam goes on a rampage in 'Elephant'
Quentin Tarantino gets medieval on our asses in 'Kill Bill Vol. 1'
Transvestites invade the films of Brian DePalma; a naked man reproduces Gustav Klimt and Siouxsie Sioux
Three movie critics pick 21 favorites (and only one in common) from 2002.
The National Entertainment State Stands Firm--Then Runs Away
An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema
French director Agnès Varda's iconoclastic oeuvre displays a feminist intelligence across six decades
Steven Spielberg's debut, The Sugarland Express, captures a humanity from before the age of the blockbuster
Unlike the flop-sweating neurotics of his comedies, Albert Brooks the director shows none of the comedian's high anxiety
The Dreamlife of Angels and Carrie offer inverse portraits of single white females
The Austrian film Funny Games homes in on the meaning--and meaninglessness--of horror
The Ultimate Gay Serial Killer
Performing a Ritual: Matt Damon makes a new case for his old-fashioned director in John Grisham's The Rainmaker.