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Movie Features Archive

July 18, 2011
Area Wizards

As the final showdown nears, New York’s imaginary Hogwarts alums suit up for battle.

July 12, 2010
Growing Pains

Leonardo DiCaprio has been a star for most of his 35 years, ricocheting between teen idol and serious actor.

May 4, 2009
No Limits

The exotic stylings of Jim Jarmusch’s latest film. A cultural primer.

March 23, 2009
Long Story Short

How Steve McQueen (the British one) jumped from the art world to Hunger.

December 1, 2008
Blues Man

Jeffrey Wright’s latest role, playing music pioneer Muddy Waters, is the perfect last beat to a life-changing year.

September 29, 2008
Shades of Brando

Mickey Rourke’s odd career, reborn with The Wrestler, is curiously familiar.

October 13, 2008
Mickey Rourke Wrestles the Undulating Curve of Shifting Expectations!

Oscar season is under way, which means it is time to be either blown away or severely underwhelmed.

December 15, 2008
The Top Ten DVDs

Conventional wisdom has it that 2008 was a retrenching time for the DVD industry, with the world focused on Blu-Ray and consumers cutting back.

December 15, 2008
The Top Ten Films

There's something for everyone on this year's list- mournful dramas, stirring animation, and even singing and dancing.

November 10, 2008
‘JCVD’: ‘Synecdoche’ for Dummies

Interested in Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York but worried you might not be smart enough?

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