Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
A mad-scientist tale without the moral compass.
Features, shorts and documentaries get the screen treatment
Its time to cut those apron strings, Penélope
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces — and some other stuff — in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
Gynocentric director returns with a lighthearted ghost story
Almodůvar shoots for noir and misses the mark
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
Depp saves the day in Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded a good harvest
The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys
Most of this year's best won't be seen until next
Before Night Falls recounts an imprisoned Cuban writer's struggle to keep his voice alive
Butterfly explores the tensions in 1936 Spain via an old teacher and his young pupil
Almodovar leans toward the dark side in this often funny meditation on the bond of all women
Lame Mask of Zorro lacks cojones
Is Pedro Almodvar at an awkward in-between stage? Or is he just lost?
Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors
In Miami Rhapsody, just about everything goes right
Monsters that go dull in the night
Fernando Trueba's new film isn't a prizewinner
Hunter Todd returns with a slimmed-down film festival
Barry Levinson takes a loopy look at the realities of Tinsel Town