Michael Haneke’s ‘Amour’ was the European Film Awards’ big winner, while last year’s ‘Shame’ and ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ earned some overdue acclaim.
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Duncan gives you seven strategies to keep your sanity during Oscar season. Our own silver linings playbook, so to speak.
Though not breaking the threshold of greatness, ‘Head Games’ provides a fearful and serious context to the popular world of sports.
‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’ may have topped the box office, but ‘Lincoln’ was the big winner of weekend!
Whether you go of your own accord or your girlfriend’s, ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2’ is a gleeful, perfume-pretty finish to the often flimsy ‘Twilight Saga’.
Are the Oscars an optimistic crowd this year? Forward-thinking fare like “Lincoln”, “Argo”, and “Life of Pi” alter the mood of the race.
This week’s new releases brings us classics of the 60s and 70s, an undervalued Spielberg, and a streaming pick for the 007 crowd.
James Bond’s rousing return in ‘Skyfall’ brings the franchise its highest grossing and most promising debut.
As mystifying as it is preposterously entertaining, ‘Holy Motors’ is a cinematic celebration as it is a boundless character study.
The Christmas season gets unofficially started on DVD with indie hits, holiday fare, and classics on Criterion in this week’s releases.
Duncan spins passion unto ’17 Filles’, offers a second opinion on ‘Looper’, and finally gets around to ‘Schindler’s List’ in this week’s Quick Takes.
The Academy announces the qualifying titles in the Best Animated Feature race, teeming with studio efforts and foreign submissions.
November kicks the fall film season into full gear with family entertainment, historical drama, and many masterful directors! Here’s what to check out!
Duncan discusses how ‘Argo’ attempts an unbiased representation of a politically distressing situation.
‘Cloud Atlas’ is a unique piece of filmmaking, suffering all the lamentable consequences of over-egged ambition with only a few of its treats.
Facing tough critical prejudice as he receives the London Film Festival Fellowship award, Duncan ranks the 16 films of Tim Burton.
This week’s DVD and Blu-Ray releases flaunt famous and unexpected pieces from accomplished directors.
‘Frankenweenie’ is the extraordinary Halloween family flick of the season, offering gleeful horror thrills a beating, overpowering heart.
This week’s DVD and Blu-Ray releases vouch for this year’s outstanding indie gems in both cinema and television!
Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Flight’ launches as we close down our coverage of the 50th New York Film Festival.