Belle's inspiration is glorious — the movie, not quite.
n Dom Hemingway, Jude Law goes for greatness
Anderson's moving elegy for his teensy world.
Wes Anderson's moving elegy for his teensy world.
Wes Anderson's latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
The films you won't want to miss.
Side Effects is well worth risking.
Steven Soderbergh and Scott Z. Burns talk partnerships.
Resident Evil: Retribution director is now an industry titan.
Everyone's favorite Victorian detective gets a Bond makeover in Game of Shadows.
Glenn Close is finally getting her dream of playing a man on the big screen. Her upcoming movie Albert Nobbs, now slated for wide release on January 27, features Close portraying a woman who dresses as a man in 19th-century Ireland in order to get a job as a butler. This has been a passion project o ... More >>
Scorsese milks the 3D trend for his timeless cause in Hugo.
Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>
Steven Soderbergh turns the star-studded Hollywood disaster flick on its head.
Two classic thespians at the top of their game.This week saw two milestones in the entertainment world. The first was the 80th birthday, on Tuesday, of Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner. The second was the unsurprising yet still depressing death yesterday of one of Hollywood's last true ... More >>
Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>
Another well-adjusted Prop 8 supporterI'm sure you've all heard the terrible news by now: Judge Vaughn "Mussolini" Walker declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional. Obviously I don't have to tell you what severe ramifications this will have, not only for the soul of our country ... More >>
With his 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, out on DVD today, Robert Downey, Jr. joins a long line of distinguished and, hmmm, sometimes odd, actors to play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous detective. The first name that comes up is Basil Rathbone, who many consider the definitive Sherlock, making 14 ... More >>
Nancy Meyers can't keep making the same movie over and over again.
Remember that movie The Holiday? Strangers Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet are both single and incredibly hot, and they connect on a house-exchange website, vacation at each others' homes in LA and Surrey, and find love along the way? ABC is doing a reality-show spin-off of the extremely realistic rom ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to email@example.com. For some reason, our wi ... More >>
I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>
Better home and garden, but not much else in Kenneth Branagh's Sleuth remake
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Jude Law gets his urban renewal on in Minghella's dramatic dud
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
Faithful King's adaptation drowns in ponderous metaphors
Ledger plays it straight as Casanova's lustful lead
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Jim Carrey is in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is less fortunate
Urban savages wage war over sex in Mike Nichols's dreadfully funny new film
Jude Law's Alfie puts a pretty face on what was an ugly story
Searching for the meaning of life in a movie that barely exists
Stephen Fry masterfully transcribes the wit of Waugh to the big screen
Sky Captain zooms back to a tomorrow that never was
A gay movie buff takes tips from Cary Grant
Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Cold Mountain sets the new standard for Civil War drama on-screen
Simone teaches us an important lesson: Movies aren't real, duh
Tom Hanks and Paul Newman are on the bloody, brilliant Road to Perdition
A needless love triangle deflates the tense sniper showdown in Gates
Comic eXistenZ turns erotic mind games into sigh-fi