Benefit concerts are great. The practice of bands playing to raise money for a cause can be as local as helping a fellow unsigned musician pay for their son's hospital bills to as international as world hunger. Though we may pinch our noses at the perceived sanctimoniousness of people like Bono and ... More >>
Killing Them Softly argues crime is just business.
Movie violence has never been better — or more reckless.
With Argo, Ben Affleck asks us to love Hollywood again.
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
On Its Centennial, Paramount Pictures Celebrates Its Peak: The 1970s
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
West with Kelly Osbourne, white daughter of noted white musician Ozzy Osbourne.This morning in our daily Tumblr stroll for skull and Katy Perry pics, we found Kanye West With White People, a site dedicated to pictures of Der Fuhrer West with various white folks who are in natural poses, even ... More >>
Love is a one-way street in Blue Valentine.
Fantasy meets harsh reality as Rob Marshall takes on a Fellini classic.
Winslet and Fiennes take the long and (Oscar-)worthy road to redemption
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
Gail Reaben Last month we told you about Bellaire filmmaker Gail Reaben, whose documentary Be Bop Babies had been selected for the Cannes Film Festival. She shares part of her travel diary below. -- Keith Plocek It was Day Seven of the Cannes Film Festival and I was starting to think that my worl ... More >>
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
South Korea's first anime feature is beautiful, but not much more
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
J.M. Barrie gets a Hollywood makeover in Finding Neverland
Or, what does Miramax have against Asian films?
Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all
Kangaroo Jack is a real punch in the pouch
Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits his target: Hollywood
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection
Sandman author Neil Gaiman finds magic in the damnedest place