James Caan

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2013
  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    Kiarostami in Exile

    The great Iranian director lost a home but gained a planet.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    The Ultimate Wes Anderson Soundtrack Playlist: Extra Superlatives

    Last week I told you about the soundtrack for director Wes Anderson's upcoming feature Moonrise Kingdom, which showcases the work of composers Leonard Bernstein and Alexandre Desplat, Benjamin Britten and strange bedfellow Hank Williams Sr. Anderson's films are the most anticipated movies of most ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The 10 Most Popular Art Attack Posts of 2011

    Looking back at the most popular posts this year on Art Attack is almost like looking back at the memes and pop culture memories that shaped 2011. A cultural zeitgeist, if you will. We'll always remember the time we found out Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the good guy action hero we grew up with, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Modern Holiday Classics Veer Off from Feelgood and into Cynicism

    This week, as Christmas movies began their assault on cable and network television, it occurred to us that in the past decade or so, holiday film tastes have begun to veer from lighthearted feelgood affairs and straight into stress-filled, caustic celebrations of the things we will all hate for the ... More >>

  • Film

    September 9, 2010

    Unlikely Porn Star

    Luke Wilson brings hardcore to the masses in Middle Men.

  • Film

    August 5, 2010

    Unlikely Porn Star

    Luke Wilson brings hardcore to the masses in Middle Men.

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Calendar

    December 17, 2009


    No, most elves aren't as clumsy - or as hungry - as Buddy

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Five Types Of Horror Movies That Suck

    Horror movies walk a chainsaw-thin line between frightening and unintentionally hilarious. In fact, so many inadvertently end up on the wrong side of this boundary it's hard to compile a list of bad horror movies that numbers less than a thousand. For that reason, this list will include categories o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008
  • Film

    June 19, 2008

    Get Smart Redux is a Rare Device

    A TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    The Astrodome Speaks...

    When we heard the latest plan to redevelop the Astrodome fell through, we decided to go straight to the source and talk to the Dome himself. (We’re old friends.) The Dome shared his thoughts on the Texans, the Oilers, the Rodeo and, of course, his domeys (that’s a dome homey, by the way). – K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    April 20, 2006

    Mob Hit Misses

    The Godfather game isn't personal. It's strictly business.

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Goy Gevalt

    In Her Shoes is pretty but useless, a Prada with a broken heel

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Sea of Loathe

    Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Collateral Damaged

    When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't good

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Tears in Heaven

    Need a love story to cry over? Leaf through The Notebook.

  • Film

    May 27, 2004

    They've Got Game

    Childhood fun turns into obsession in Love Me If You Dare

  • Film

    April 22, 2004

    Sour Town

    Dogville screws the pooch

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Film

    October 26, 2000

    Familiar Turf

    The Yards authoritatively walks in the footsteps of some famous filmmakers

  • Film

    September 7, 2000

    The Unusual Suspects

    Filmmaker lets the audience judge who's good and bad in the compellingly vague Way of the Gun

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    Mickey Mouse

    Go hide. Hugh Grant's in a gangster movie.

  • Film

    June 17, 1999

    All Things Irish

    Erin goes blah in the gloomy mix of This Is My Father

  • Film

    September 5, 1996
  • Film

    February 22, 1996

    Ready for Takeoff

    Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket is a whimsical delight