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Million Dollar Arm Thinks Agents are More Interesting Than Sports. Million Dollar Arm Thinks Agents are More Interesting Than Sports.
Film is pretty good for a movie committed to the wrong characters story.
, May 08, 2014
Looking for a chance to shout "Only in America"? Only in America — or an American movie — could the story of the first two Indian... More>>
In a Rebuilding Year, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Feels Familiar The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man does the same things Spider-Man always does.
, May 01, 2014
Since 2002, the year Sam Raimi's Spider-Man hit theaters, the other Spider-Man, the hero of the actual comic books, has joined the Avengers,... More>>
In the Case of Belle, the Painting Is Better Than the Film Belle
Belle's inspiration is glorious — the movie, not quite.
, May 01, 2014
Belle opens in the Houston area this Friday, May 16. Although it's based on the true story of the illegitimate daughter of a Royal Navy captain... More>>
Everyone Says I’d Do You Fading Gigolo
John Turturro and Woody Allen charm in a Brooklyn sex comedy.
, May 01, 2014
One of the great pleasures of regular moviegoing isn't seeing great films. It's finding the little oddballs, the modest entertainments that miss... More>>
With Chef, Jon Favreau Whips Up Indie Comfort Food With Chef, Jon Favreau Whips Up Indie Comfort Food
Iron Man director gets back to his indie roots.
, May 01, 2014
Chef, the back-to-his-roots indie flick from Jon Favreau (Iron Man), is to modern foodie culture as his own Swingers is to '90s swing revival.... More>>
Frat vs. Family Comedy Neighbors WOn't Haze You Frat vs. Family Comedy Neighbors WOn't Haze You
Rose Byrne steals the movie.
, May 01, 2014
Nicholas Stoller's hilarious Neighbors splashes into summer with the satisfying swish-plop-hooray of a winning beer-pong serve, making the... More>>
Jim Jarmusch's Undead Know How to Live in Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive
Silly, deeply serious and maybe the director's finest work.
, April 24, 2014
The vampires that walk among us — and they do — are not the Twilight kind, or the True Blood kind, or even the Buffy kind. In the... More>>
What Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Learned From Kubrick and Nolan What Transcendence Director Wally Pfister Learned From Kubrick and Nolan
Pfister talks his love/hate relationship with technology.
, April 24, 2014
When Wally Pfister won an Oscar for Inception, his sixth film with Christopher Nolan, he went home and put the statuette on his mantel. "And then... More>>
The Best/Worst Revenge Blue Ruin
Thriller Blue Ruin will work you raw.
, April 24, 2014
Everything in the opening scenes of Jeremy Saulnier's nerve-wracking revenge drama Blue Ruin is the color of a bruise, from the ocean to the... More>>
Long Dark Drive of the Soul Locke
Locke locks you and Tom Hardy in a car.
, April 24, 2014
How much can you take away and still have a movie? Steven Knight's Locke is an experiment in reducing contemporary scree storytelling to its... More>>
Patchwork Genius Othello
Orson Welles’s tattered, glorious Othello returns.
, April 24, 2014
The Venn diagram overlap of Shakespeare and the elaborate scrap-fabric quilts pieced together by early American settlers is Orson Welles's... More>>
Rebuilding Year: Spider-Man Does the Same Things Spider-Man Always Does Rebuilding Year: Spider-Man Does the Same Things Spider-Man Always Does
, April 24, 2014
Since 2002, the year Sam Raimi's Spider-Man hit theaters, the other Spider-Man, the hero of the actual comic books, has joined the Avengers,... More>>
Transcendence Gives Up the Ghost in the Machine Transcendence
It's business as usual for first-time director Wally Pfister.
, April 17, 2014
Sometimes it's helpful to know certain details about how a film has come together. And sometimes it's just so much information. Transcendence,... More>>
Tom Hiddleston Threatens to One Day Play a Normal Guy Tom Hiddleston Threatens to One Day Play a Normal Guy
Only Lovers Left Alive star talks gods and monsters.
, April 17, 2014
Tom Hiddleston can pull off extreme looks. In The Avengers, he strutted around in Loki's two-foot horned helmet. For Midnight in Paris, he... More>>
Gliding Toward Enlightenment Manakamana
Manakamana places you atop the world, 11 times.
, April 17, 2014
The Sensory Ethnography Lab, a collective of researchers and filmmakers based out of Harvard, made a name for themselves last year with the... More>>
Now That’s an Endowment The Final Member
The Final Member exposes life at Iceland’s penis museum.
, April 17, 2014
"There is more space in the house now," says the wife of Sigurdur "Siggi" Hjartarson. It's her only comment regarding her husband's decision to... More>>
Everyone Says I’d Do You Fading Gigolo
John Turturro and Woody Allen charm in a Brooklyn sex comedy.
, April 17, 2014
One of the great pleasures of regular moviegoing isn't seeing great films. It's finding the little oddballs, the modest entertainments that miss... More>>
Wadjda Provides a Rare — and Heartbreaking — Look at Life in Riyadh Wadjda
The simple, solid story of a girl and her bike.
, April 10, 2014
Like all child protagonists in movies, Wadjda's Wadjda wants one pure thing so much that the very concept of want shades... More>>
After His New Film on Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris Is Tired of Interviewing People After His New Film on Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris Is Tired of Interviewing People
The Unknown Known director talks self-deception.
, April 10, 2014
'I've interviewed a lot of nasty characters over the years," says a cheerful Errol Morris over lunch on a bright Los Angeles day. "I'm a... More>>
Marvel Goes Conspiracy Thriller in Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain America: The Winter Soldier
This time, it’s Captain Asskick goes to Washington.
, April 03, 2014
Tucked into a pocket of his workout sweats, Steve Rogers — a.k.a. Captain America, the serum-enhanced Yankee Doodle Dynamo who's spent the... More>>
Noah Wants to Be a Mad Epic Noah
The Wrestler director goes biblical with CG blockbuster.
, April 03, 2014
To hear Darren Aronofsky tell it, in the interviews he's given recently to The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker, there was no way in... More>>
HBO's Doll & Em Takes on Women's Spontaneous Friendship Combustion HBO's Doll & Em Takes on Women's Spontaneous Friendship Combustion
, April 03, 2014
Why can't women stay friends? That's a trick question, of course, but also one that British actresses Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells --... More>>
Paris Proves It’s Perfect for a Rom-Com or Tragedy in Le Week-End Paris Proves It’s Perfect for a Rom-Com or Tragedy in Le Week-End
, April 03, 2014
The great insight in director Roger Michell's fourth collaboration with writer Hanif Kureishi is its vision of Paris as an arena... More>>
Demy Goddesses Demy Goddesses
Summer days and sister acts in the director’s rapturous musical.
, April 03, 2014
A euphoric swirl of sherbet colors, Jacques Demy's Hollywood-musical homage The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) elevates even the most mundane... More>>
Spoiler: Torture’s Bad Spoiler: Torture’s Bad
The Railway Man is too punishing for its own good.
, April 03, 2014
Has it ever occurred to contemporary commercial filmmakers that maybe audiences could take a movie's word for it that a character has been... More>>
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