Lucy Review


The smarter and more informed Lucy (the character) becomes, the dumber Lucy (the movie) gets

Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Guardians of the Galaxy

Think these mismatched superheroes will be able to put aside their differences to band together and save the world? Yeah, Guardians of the Galaxy is another Marvel movie

Life Itself Review

Life Itself

Roger Ebert wrote about how movies are the great "empathy machine." This documentary, which chronicles his life, career, and death, is the empathy machine of the year


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


2014 TIFF Preview

2014 TIFF Preview

30 films (with more to come) that will define the fall movie season, including Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a seedy L.A.-based photographer

Top 10 Movies of the “Filmspotting Era”

Top 10 Movies of the "Filmspotting Era"

Everyone's favorite film podcast turned 500 this week. These are the best films that have come out since episode #1

10 Criterion Documentaries You Should Buy This Month

10 Criterion Documentaries You Should Buy This Month

How about a little love for some 50% off non-fiction?


2015 Oscar Predictions: First Guesses Before Fall Fests

2015 Oscar Predictions

With Venice, Telluride, and TIFF kicking off in just a few weeks, it's time to survey the wide open 2015 Oscar race

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