A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
Critics' picks for the year
Well!Hmmmm.Soooooo.How about that George Condo, right? Does he actually live in a condo?The first reaction that the purported initial album art for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy inspires is complete, abject silence - a stunned quiescence.
A sequel and remake of miserable comedy 'Happiness'
Mike White's directorial debut makes nice while slyly nipping at Suburban America
A celebrated auteur's sideways glance meets a rare hard look
In 'Palindromes,' director Todd Solondz pushes envelopes that never should have been sent
Any way you look at it, Todd Solondz's 'Palindromes' is a pip
The kids stay out of the picture--blessedly--in 'Film School'
Three movie critics pick 21 favorites (and only one in common) from 2002.
It's a cruel world--really it is--in Todd Solondz's 'Storytelling'
Nine stories about the Salingeresque quality of Gen X cinema
Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself
Solondz brings his salt shaker to another open wound; Denis makes Trouble
P.T. Anderson's Magnolia withers under the weight of its ambition
Director Eric Rohmer tells his Autumn Tale--and a seasoned critic turns the page
Forget Fargo and A Simple Plan: A quarter-century ago, The Heartbreak Kid had Minnesota down cold
An outsider's diary from Le Festival, where world cinema meets Planet Hollywood
Welcome to the Dollhouse puts an ugly duckling through her paces.
The Amerindie film fest continues to inspire madness and money--and occasionally, art.