The news that Alan Rickman will be portraying Hilly Kristal in a new CBGB biopic half excited us, then half scared us yesterday. He'll be good, but Lordy, who is going to play Debbie Harry? And The Ramones? Those are big shoes to fill... So we comforted ourselves with this -- a list of our top 10 fa ... More >>
People plan parties around this stuff, so we assume you probably watched too. But just in case you didn't, here's a timeline of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. They make it this long just to mess with us all, in case you didn't know...
This man is dangerous!Turns out, we were wrong. For all these years, we considered Chicago rapper/romantic comedy star Common just a hair more hardcore than Jamiroquai. We thought of him as a somewhat conscious MC boasting a warm baritone, some strong tracks, and the allegiance of white guys who ... More >>
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.
Renée Zellweger is the anti–Norma Rae.
Witherspoon and Vaughn's yuletide carol is Four Christmases too many.
The year's best characters
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos, and lifeless Cox
Peter Berg sends Foxx to fight the enemy over there
The summer season always brings out the worst in Hollywood, but there are also gems to be found
Our critics weigh in on local theater
This musical stage adaptation of the movie, like, totally rocks
An abundance of the best international cinema at the 2006 Telluride and Toronto film festivals
What happens when an artsy film guy who has gone way into debt hooks up with a school that doesn't know how to run a nonprofit theater? We hope it has a happy ending.
Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale
Romance is alive ... and dead in Just Like Heaven
Evan Rachel Wood and James Woods get lost amid Pretty Persuasion
Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie
Mira Nair's Victorian England bursts with sensuality, but not impact
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
It's easy to be positive about the upcoming year in local film
Feeling dubious about Reese Witherspoon, and other insights from film historian David Thomson
A project to splice protest shorts in between mainstream film trailers
This season's cinema demands attention
After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply
Everything I need to know about high school I learned from the New Teen Cinema