The director discusses Joaquin Phoenix and researching Scientology
Is this the feel-good comedy of the year?
There's always something incredible about a tour homecoming show: The band rides into town high on the momentum of playing every day for a month straight, executing their set with the precision of a road-tested act. It's a phenomenon that Doomtree's Sims knows well, having toured the U.S. with bo ... More >>
Gimme Noise gave up watching Hollywood movie awards ceremonies some time back, and Al Pacino is one of the reasons why. Al Pacino is awesome, but these days, Al Pacino is also old, out-of-sorts, bedraggled, confused. Spiffed and tailored and rattily tuxed, Al Pacino isn't aware that even though n ... More >>
Casey Affleck directs while Phoenix aims to prove a point
Dinner for Schmucks opened this week to decent reviews and big box office, and while it may not quite have the make of a classic, it did get us thinking about other movies meals--namely, the most famous film scenes in which food played a role. Here are 10 memorable food scenes from major film ... More >>
JawsThe biggest little theater in repertory films, the 50-seat Trylon microcinema, has announced its summer schedule, an eclectic mix of 32 mostly light but hugely entertaining classic movies. The lineup: Steven Spielberg: Father of the Blockbuster: Depending on your point of view, he either re ... More >>
Some of the finest uses of pot in modern cinema, compiled for your pleasure.
Barfly Helm Matthews recounts his time at the old bar.
Rourke gets back in the ring with The Wrestler
Saying Goodbye to Two Giants of World Cinema
After a three-year pause, Clipse deliver a demented punchline
'Departed' hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Screenwriter Robert Towne maps the psychology of the American bad-ass
Come in from the cold with these six winter movies
What ever happened to Buddy Holly's fishing license?
A celebrated auteur's sideways glance meets a rare hard look
The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe
James L. Brooks's latest Mary gets hers in 'Spanglish'
'Something's Gotta Give' puts everything on sale--at full price
Three movie critics pick 21 favorites (and only one in common) from 2002.
Jack Nicholson's 'Schmidt' makes the white working class look funny
Screwing the white guy and dancing with the devil: Race matters at the 40th annual New York Film Festival
A 12-film series, "Cinema of Claustrophobia," gives us the real Polanski
Conjuring tricks of memory onstage
The negative effects of consumerism get a positive spin in The Grinch
In a 29-film series, Oak Street Cinema puts Hollywood's most complicated decade, the Seventies, onscreen
Girl, Interrupted recasts Ken Kesey's macho myth as distaff melodrama
Stanley Kubrick's long-delayed Eyes Wide Shut sets out to baffle and bore Tom Cruise fans--and succeeds impeccably
Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.
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Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! throws a cream pie in the face of our independence.