Oliver Stone’s latest film, ‘Snowden,’ is a well-meaning but painfully obvious portrait of Edward Snowden, bolstered by a great central performance.
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The emotional immaturity and unfocused vision of ‘Don Jon’ makes it hard to enjoy despite earnest performances.
Not all awards are serious. These are those awards.
Sundance kicks into full gear with reactions to ‘Kill Your Darlings’, ‘Don Jon’s Addiction’, ‘Austenland’, and ‘This Is Martin Bonner’.
Far more than a treacly ode to America’s most beloved president, ‘Lincoln’ is a witty, insightful and thoroughly engrossing tribute to the feats and follies of an American democracy.
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.
Rian Johnson’s time-traveling thriller is more mindful than mind-bending, featuring a capable Joseph Gordon-Levitt ready for his own action franchise.
Duncan ranks seven of the greatest performances by multiple actors on a single role.
The trailer for director Steven Spielberg’s latest mercifully chronicles the 16th president as he fights slavery, not vampires.
More reviews and Oscar speculation from the Toronto International Film Festival.
Hilary shares some brief thoughts on ‘Helvetica,’ ‘Premium Rush,’ and ‘Super 8.’
Premium Rush isn’t great art, but it is a great action film—even for people who don’t like action films.
Alex and Phil are Film Misery’s reckoning this week as they discuss Christopher Nolan’s newest film.
Go see ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ for the spectacle and stick around for the substance.
What happen when a story goes from film to stage, back to film, back to stage one more time, and then finally to film again? We are about to find out!
This is reportedly the last trailer for one of the Summer’s most hotly anticipated films.
What will be the theme for the 2013 Oscars? I predict it may be the year of the blockbuster.
This small group of critics breaks from the pack in a few major categories.
“Four score and seven years ago, they put too many sunflower seeds in my salad.”
This week’s boosts and drops are featured in an updated Oscar chart.