When it comes to movie holidays, Thanksgiving usually takes a back seat to that overplayed holiday in December. The one with the elves. The one that rhymes with "isthmus." (Sort of.) But why the second-class status, Thanksgiving? The holiday's got all the same potential for family chaos, waxing mor ... More >>
The Modern hosts an Elegy
Colin Hanks, John Malkovich and Ricky Jay in The Great Buck Howard, which is mostly so-so, to be honest PARK CITY, Utah -- Snow was promised all day, eight to 12 inches by mid-Monday morning, but so far, not even a flurry. The same could be said of the acquisitions at the Sundance Film Festival, whe ... More >>
Playing down-on-her-luck, Ryan's star rises
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.
Faithful King's adaptation drowns in ponderous metaphors
He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.
The Dying Gaul offers three likable people who act appallingly
The Deep Ellum Film Festival offers cinematic pleasures...just not in Deep Ellum.
The Red Scare returns in Good Night, and Good Luck
Dogville screws the pooch
Pssst, wanna see a movie that isn't out yet...legally?
Pieces of April's story of a family falling apart to come together is no turkey
Three recluses form an unlikely bond in The Station Agent
Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort
Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all
Julianne is radiant, but Todd Haynes' 1950s homage seems pointless
Back in the old neighborhood, buddies gather for a great con job
In the woods of New York lives a creepy (or is it?) Wendigo
With Pledge, a stunning trilogy of anguish is completed
Death row is a beautiful, brutal place along The Green Mile
This indie film sends us in a pansexual, Fassbinder-like direction