Rom-coms used to be a cash cow -- and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
A new book explains why it's hard to find honest depictions in films
Meryl Streep renders Julia Child flesh and blood
Summer Guide: Film
An Almodóvar retrospective irons out the kinks
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Give it up for Georgia Brown, 'Squid' director Noah Baumbach's film-critic mom
My adventures (so far) in the screenwriting trade
Last week a former high-ranking FBI official outed himself as the most famous anonymous source of all time--17 years after Carl Bernstein's young son told fellow summer campers on Long Island that W. Mark Felt was DT
Believe the children: Notorious Watergate source was former FBI official W. Mark Felt--just as Carl Bernstein's kid assured fellow summer-campers back in 1988! MSNBC today reports that Deep Throat, the anonymous government official who provided leads to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein at the heig ... More >>
'Head-On' plunges a mash note into the heart of punch-drunk love
'Full Frontal' teases us with promises of sex, lies, and videotape
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
Finding Forrester's director used to make art--now he uses art to justify fluff
Madonna's stardom elevates The Next Best Thing, while What Planet Are You From? remains earthbound
Bedridden in Budapest: James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan in The Shop Around the Corner.