The legendary critic's 7,000-word manifesto changed the way we look at, think about, and write about movies.
Oscar chatter is now “a six-month sustained discussion." We asked four awards writers why, and what it means.
While we weren’t looking, the mid-budget adult-oriented motion picture has all but disappeared. And the gifted directors behind them are in danger of disappearing as well.
Several gifted filmmakers (including John Ridley and Spike Lee) tackle the events of April 1992 - and the results are essential viewing.
In some markets, video stores have to add in bells and whistles. Others have repurposed themselves as community centers, or libraries. And in some – and here’s the biggest surprise of all – they haven’t had to change a damn thing.
Actor Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg's two recent films turn tragedy into action drama - and unsettling commentary.
The most riveting footage ever captured of the comedian was shot on the set of Stir Crazy, his biggest box-office hit. But it was nothing that made into that film, a formulaic buddy movie; indeed, it is doubtful that the film was seen anywhere except on the Internet, all these years later.
The Oscar-winning documentarian on his new film, a personal portrait of photographer (and friend) Elsa Dorfman.
What was it that made Pam Grier so special — and has made her endure for so long?
'Lambs'’ most interesting innovation was director Jonathon Demme’s groundbreaking use of the subjective camera – in a way that has, oddly, seldom been replicated or even attempted since.
Ninety-nine percent of the writing about Woody Allen in the past year was rooted in that story. And now we were all being told to pretend like this ubiquitous scandal never happened.
In the past, if you wanted to be a celebrity impersonator, you had to bear a resemblance, invest in wigs and costumes and makeup, and put together an act. Nowadays, all you need is an email address...