But do we still need him?
Before there was Colin Farrell, there was Arnold Schwarzenegger, in a surprisingly worthy action film
The auteur-provocateur uses his basic instincts to craft a slick WWII thriller
A Jewish chanteuse sleeps with the devil in 'Black Book'
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The year's most shameless B movie delivers exactly what it promises
Weekend DVD three-fer:the state of the union Robocop (1987): The heart of the movie lies in the bits of media satire that connect the action scenes, and in the setting itself: a war-zone future Detroit where civil society is only a memory and corporations run a privatized police force and scheme to ... More >>
City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe
A 12-film series, "Cinema of Claustrophobia," gives us the real Polanski
With Hollow Man, provocateur Paul Verhoeven tests the viewer's capacity to distinguish sadism from seduction
Constricted by the social taboos of the Eisenhower era, director and master melodramatist Douglas Sirk explored the mores of more
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.