The first film in our Classic Documentary Marathon teaches an early, critical lesson in film’s fuzzy distinction between narrative and reality.
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This week’s releases include one movie box-set to rule them all…
Thanks to stars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifanakis, ‘The Campaign’ certainly has its moments of hilarity. But as a satire, it falls disappointingly short
Brief reviews of the movies ‘Misery,’ ‘The Watch,’ ‘The Raid: Redemption’ and ‘Dark Horse.’
Americans gladly spent $7 million to express their frustrations with the President by sitting in an air conditioned room for two hours.
Come welcome Oscar Kenneth Carlson into the world!
Slim pickings again this week, but my top two choices rank easily among the best movies of the past year or so.
Brief reviews for ‘Citizen Kane,’ ‘Psycho,’ ‘Seven Samurai’ and… ‘Trishna?’
This week’s releases include a helping of several smaller gems, followed by some contemporary classics, topped off with an all-time masterpiece or two.
‘Vertigo’ and ‘Tokyo Story’ Orson Welles masterpiece in the popular movie polls for critics and directors.
Slim pickings this week, but there happens to be a masterpiece or two worth your time.
James Bond gets the Sam Mendes treatment. Interpret that as you may.
This week’s picks feature a Criterion release, some 90’s duds and the best show on TV right now.
Despite a tumultuous weekend, the numbers for the final ‘Batman’ movie likely put a smile on the studio’s face.
Brief reviews of ‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’ ‘Your Sister’s Sister’ and – of course, Justin’s take on ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
This week reminded us how toxic the internet can get when a popular movie is getting released. Here are some of the major talking point that simply have to go.
Our next Movie Marathon into the largely underexplored – and underappreciated – realm of nonfiction film.
Some old classics, a highly acclaimed doc and a divisive indie flop line up this week’s top picks.
On Independence Day, we look back at some of the movies that exemplify the American “Experience.”
Crass, profane and surprisingly well-acted, ‘Ted’ is a much better movie than you might expect from the creator of ‘Family Guy’ and ‘The Cleveland Show.’