Gone Girl Review

Gone Girl

The best David Fincher films feature menacing and memorable psychopaths, and the maniacs front and center in Gone Girl are truly unforgettable

The Drop Review

The Drop

The onscreen meeting between Tom Hardy and Matthias Schoenaerts in one of the year's best films harkens back to Pacino and DeNiro in Heat

Lucy Review


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


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


10 Movies I Can Watch Any Time

10 Movies I Can Watch Any Time

Or why there's a difference between the best movies and the most watchable movies

34 Things That Are Wrong in Draft Day

34 Things That Are Wrong in Draft Day

A spoiler-filled breakdown of this year's best worst movie

The Best Movies of 2014 So Far

The Best Movies of 2014 So Far

Nick Nolte the Rock Monster thinks Darren Aronofsky's Noah is one of the best movies of 2014 so far. He's right.


FYC 2014: Magnolia Films and Magnet Releasing

FYC 2014: Magnolia Films

As is usually the case, the indie distributor has a deep slate of movies this year. I run down the pros and cons of each one and offer suggestions for awards (both real and fictional) for which they should be considered

2015 Best Supporting Actor and Actress Predictions: Simmons, Arquette, and…

J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette, and...

Who else wants a Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress nomination? There are eight more up for grabs

2015 Oscar Predictions: Riddle, Mystery, Enigma, Etc.

The 2015 Oscar Riddle, Mystery, Enigma

No one knows anything about this year's Oscars, and that's awesome