For Matt Damon and company, the message is the message.
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Lesbian family values in The Kids Are All Right.
Renee Zellweger as the anti-Norma Rae
Remarkably consistent, the Coens make another mockery
Incredible Shrinking Women
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Four women struggle to face midlife in Friends with Money
Middle-aged Diane Keaton wins Jack Nicholson away from the young'uns in Something's Gotta Give
In Laurel Canyon, a little erotic temptation proves good for the soul
The satirical Series 7 exposes the black heart of reality TV
Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features
Almost Famous talks about its g-g-generation -- of misguided rock and roll fans
Restored and recut, the Coen brothers' debut film provides clues on the gruesomeness to come
Wonder Boys, an insipid tale about a depressed author, could use a few more exclamation points
Costner scores by striking out the schmaltz
Stylish Buffalo '66 makes an incomplete pass
Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road ends up leading nowhere
In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history
Fargo gives us comedy, killing -- and an eight-month pregnant detective
John Boorman's new film has some, uh, interesting color tones