• Movies

    June 1, 2011

    Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life

    Terrence Malick's film remembers childlike ideas of God

  • Arts

    January 7, 2004

    The Year in Film

    Four critics pick 40 or so favorites--and fail to agree on a single one

  • Movies

    December 3, 2003

    Massacre at Kubrick High

    The Steadicam goes on a rampage in 'Elephant'

  • Movies

    November 12, 2003

    Beast of Burden

    'Elephant' takes on the full weight of tragedy

  • Arts

    September 18, 2002

    Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun

    Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies

  • Movies

    May 29, 2002

    The Worst Cannes Ever?!

    The same old auteurs, profound political films, and baffling Brits

  • Movies

    March 6, 2002

    Darko and the Bunnyman

    Donnie Darko pumps up the volume of Reagan/Bush-era angst

  • Movies

    December 5, 2001
  • Movies

    August 30, 2000

    Summer Stock

    In an annual late-August ritual, the studios clear the vaults of their least promising product

  • Music

    March 22, 2000

    The Candidate

    Pedro the Lion holds a referendum on the state of the soul with the muted rock opera Winners Never Quit

  • Movies

    February 2, 2000

    Deposed Royalty

    Impeached cult director Alex Cox fails to salute the late "emperor" Akira Kurosawa

  • Movies

    July 21, 1999

    Mission: Interminable

    Stanley Kubrick's long-delayed Eyes Wide Shut sets out to baffle and bore Tom Cruise fans--and succeeds impeccably

  • Movies

    August 19, 1998
  • Movies

    August 12, 1998
  • Movies

    October 22, 1997

    Conspicuous Consumption

    Into the Mix: Mark Wahlberg and Burt Reynolds in Boogie Nights.

  • Arts

    May 28, 1997

    Inspecting the Cannes

    In its 50th year, is the world's most prestigious film festival showing its age?