NewReleases

Hide Your Smiling Faces Review

Hide Your Smiling Faces

Children confront death for the first time in this haunting, Malick-esque coming-of-age film from first time director Daniel Patrick Carbone

Nymphomaniac: Volume II Review

Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Lars von Trier closes his Nymphomaniac saga with two hours of dark, depraved, humorous, and exceptionally compelling filmmaking

Blood Ties Review

Blood Ties

This 1970s-set crime drama starring Clive Owen and Billy Crudup is notable for its moral complexity and methodical pacing

ClassicReviews

Night and Fog Review

Night and Fog

It runs just 30 minutes, but moments and images in Alain Resnais' Holocaust documentary will stick with you for a lifetime

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

The Apocalypse Now documentary, Hearts of Darkness, is both the greatest DVD extra ever produced and a chilling example of art imitating life

Man with a Movie Camera

Man with a Movie Camera

Dziga Vertov's silent, avant-garde documentary changed the medium of cinema forever

John'sLists

5 Essential 30 for 30 Documentaries

5 Essential 30 for 30 Documentaries

In honor of March Madness, I'm celebrating the best ESPN's exceptional series of sports documentaries has to offer, including Without Bias and June 17, 1994

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

2014 Cannes Lineup Predictions

With lots of auteur-driven films—like Knight of Cups, Mr. Turner, and Birdman—in need of release dates, the crop of possible 2014 Cannes movies is loaded

Best Quotes from Wes Anderson Movies

Best Quotes from Wes Anderson Movies

50 lines that prove no one writes dialogue like Wes Anderson

AwardsCoverage

Final 2014 Oscar Predictions

Final 2014 Oscar Predictions

Gravity and 12 Years a Slave duke it out for the evening's top prize. What wins?

Final 2014 Oscar Nominations Predictions

Final 2014 Oscar Nominations Predictions

12 Years a Slave, Gravity, American Hustle, and Captain Phillips promise to lead the way

2014 Oscar Nominations Wish List

2014 Oscar Nominations Wish List

Or why I think The Lone Ranger is worth considering in multiple categories