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Review: Valentino: The Last Emperor
In 2008, Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani stepped down from a spectacular 45-year career that had culminated in a wildly opulent retrospective exhibit in Rome.
The king of fashion
| April 17, 2009
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (the hacks behind Date Movie and Epic Movie ) unleashed their second witless rehash of pop culture references this year.
Devoid of laughs or recognizable actors
| September 03, 2008
Vocation or vacation?
This past Wednesday, the fifth Coolidge Award, honoring a “film artist whose work advances the spirit of original and challenging filmmaking,” was bestowed on Jeremy Thomas.
Honoring independent cinema’s ‘tour guide’
| May 01, 2008
Are we grading on a curve?
It’s a solid B, which isn’t bad considering the vagaries of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
Peter Keough’s Oscar Scorecard
| January 23, 2008
The Oscars go to Hell
Maybe it’s just as well if the writers’ strike forces a cancellation of the Oscars show.
The Devil knows what the nominations will be for this year’s Oscars
| January 18, 2008
Charlie Wilson's War
The supporting players are splendid.
Waged by amiable actors
| December 19, 2007
“History,” Winston Churchill told us, “is written by the victors.”
Elizabeth: The Golden Age is leaden
| October 10, 2007
Anne Hathaway is game enough as Jane, though she has to spend an awful lot of time on the verge of tears.
Reinventing Austen's bio
| August 01, 2007
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the brain warp behind the Scary Movie franchise and Date Movie , again take their tired and not-so-true formula and spoof a list of semi-recent theater fillers).
| January 31, 2007
A film about one of the world’s bestselling children’s books and the ballsy British woman behind it marks the stirring return of Babe director Chris Noonan. Watch the trailer for Miss Potter (QuickTime)
Renée Zellweger’s Miss Potter doesn’t peter out
| January 03, 2007
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