A prediction: One day soon, when we enter "Steve McQueen" in a web search, the results will be equally divided between the iconic Hollywood star and the rising English filmmaker. Despite any confusion the filmmaker may yet experience, he has already established a bracing, distinctive voice that call ... More >>
J. Hoberman, Robert Wilonsky, and Scott Foundas put their minds together and come up with their favorite films of the year. Let's hear it for teamwork.
Our blogger had some technical trouble at Toronto, but insists on keeping you in the loop though the festival's now long gone. Read Day 1 of Meredith Brody's Toronto International Film Fest dispatches here if you've yet to. And here's her Day 2 report. Day 3 will follow shortly. Faubourg 36 Friday ... More >>
A jury divided unites around Laurent Cantet's schoolhouse drama
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Oakland MC Prozack was headed for the big time. Then his major-label deal fell apart.
Years after Evander Holyfield clocked him, boxer-turned-shoeshine-man Seamus McDonagh struggles to conquer his fears -- and to confront Holyfield