How a simple, five-minute moment in ‘Schindler’s List’ defines one of cinema’s most chilling villains, and undercuts teh most common critique made against its director.
Look back at ten ‘Master’ful moments that made 2012 such a great year in film, or at least that look cool.
How a deceptively simple game of charades in ‘Young Frankenstein’ tells us everything about the work that goes in to making us laugh.
In ‘The Turin Horse,’ the story of Creation runs in reverse, as Béla Tarr builds up to one of the most heartstopping, haunting endings of this century.
Hoffman and Bancroft are divinely matched in The Graduate’s seduction scene, which fuses music, design, and dialogue for masterfully suspenseful laughs.
‘Five Easy Pieces’ reaches a thematic peak in its iconic diner scene.
“Master Moments” searches for the defining moment of the Indiana Jones character in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark.’
Our latest “Master Moments” essay defends the divisive final chapter to the Paul Thomas Anderson masterpiece ‘There Will Be Blood.’
Even the youth are susceptible to the controlling power of war.
If there’s one moment that melts your heart and makes you believe in the movie, it is no doubt that of Holly singing Moon River.
A detailed look at one of the most iconic moments in one of the greatest film trilogies of all-time.
In one fleeting ballet of a scene, Kubrick turned a mirror on nature of life on this Earth as he perceives it. That is a master moment if ever there was one.
I am starting up a new column at Film Misery that will explore some of the most memorable moments in the history of film.