What a year it was at the movies! Just reflect for a second all the places we've traveled together on our cinematic voyages of 2011 in that theatrical transport known as film. Alternate worlds and realities. All over the map of our own. Forward to the future. Back in time. Into the psyche. Hell, hal ... More >>
Some of our notables showed great courage this year, others are simply notorious, but all 10 had a big impact in 2011.
Stealing from the rich to ... oh, whatever. Funny is the message.
Food NetworkYou go, Guy.There may be no other Food Network personality worthy of not just one but, count 'em, two Screen Bites reviews than Guy Fieri. Already the raucous center of a previous appreciation of his kitchen-bound program, Guy's Big Bite, which single-handedly proved that Fieri p ... More >>
Patton Oswalt is the Big Fan, scheduled to play the AFI Dallas International Film Fest this yearMoments ago, the AFI Dallas International Film Festival sent along its complete schedule for this year's fest, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as we've noted before, most screenings taking pl ... More >>
Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel in Gigantic, which premiered in Toronto last year and screens this year at AFI DallasThe AFI Dallas International Film Festival just released its first list of films selected for this year's shindig, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as noted last month, most ... More >>
The Ball Street Journal (Reprise/BME)
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Seven stars light up the Inwood's screen
Nab an original work...legally
Escape to the Pocket Sandwich Theatre
The Palace offers a chase-filled double feature
Thomas Jane, as folk hero, robs banks and steals a movie
Plus:Re-Gifting; Athletic Supporters
Is Antawn Jamison too big a sweetheart to make the Mavs tough enough?
The high-speed sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious delivers more noise and more flash
The Mavs fell, but does that mean they're not playing with a full deck?
At the end, Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed
Without Elmer Bernstein, scores of movies wouldn't have sounded the same
The Kid as old man, movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth
When Nic Cage and John Woo talk, it's a friendly face-off
Maybe the best thing to have ever happened to James Dean was his death
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Matt Damon and cast tackle Cormac and give us a predictably mythic Cowboy flick. Yeehaw.
Or, why chicks learn to love all things Steve
Donal Logue's fat, stoned, loveable lothario steals hearts and the show in The Tao of Steve
Heat of the Night and Hurricane director needs a balance
What's sarong with this remake? Well, a whole lot
Matt Damon trades his baby face for a poker face in Rounders
The Dallas bounty hunter's arsenal includes the pizza scam, the utility-clerk hustle, and the occasional M-1 rifle. Now who's the crook?
Olivier Martinez is an ornament in a lushly decorated Horseman on the Roof
Can four young Dallas filmmakers sell their dream-and still keep their souls? Matt Zoller Seitz follows the trail of Bottle Rocket
John Singleton's college melodrama Higher Learning is a baffling misfire