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Big Fat Whale
Enough of all this whining about the millions of regular people ruined by the financial collapse of 2007 — how about a movie sympathizing with one of the unfortunate guys responsible?
The rich guy's point of view
| September 14, 2012
Review: Inglourious Basterds
From the beginning, Tarantino's obsessive self-referentiality and movie allusions never let you forget that you're watching a film.
Payback for Hitler in Inglourious Basterds
| August 21, 2009
Year in Film: Risky business
Every year the studios hold back their best until the end of the year, but this year they let us down.
Films whose aspirations are more than Academic
| December 22, 2008
After two hugely budgeted adaptations in five years, my biggest question about the Hulk remains: what’s with the pants?
The new version keeps his pants on
| June 10, 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
The most dangerous Games
Although it has only one really graphic moment of violence, Michael Haneke’s Funny Games probably distresses audiences more than the torture porn in the Saw and Hostel series.
Michael Haneke’s thriller still feels Funny
| March 12, 2008
The play’s the thing
A couple of weeks ago at the Oscars, the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film to go to an Austrian went to the wrong filmmaker.
Interview: Michael Haneke on the rules of his Games
| March 04, 2008
Youth Without Youth
Try telling Francis Coppola that, especially since he hasn’t uncorked a lulu like this one since From the Heart .
Reaching for the stars
| December 19, 2007
There’s a scene in Robert Altman’s Vincent & Theo where Sien (Jip Wijngaarden), the prostitute who lives with Van Gogh (Tim Roth) and poses for him, takes a break from an arduous modeling session.
1925 – 2006
| November 27, 2006
Kindergarten Cop to Reservoir Dogs.
A movie guide to undercover cops
| October 05, 2006
Gray cowboy movie
Wim Wenders can drive me nuts.
Don’t Come Knocking needs less talking
| March 22, 2006
New to DVD for the week of December 27, 2005
New DVD releases for the week of December 27, 2005
| January 17, 2006
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