- December 10, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Melodrama in Distress
Atonement should make amends to Ian McEwan. Plus: Juno, a teen flick run amok.
- December 18, 2006 |
- The Year in Movies
It wasn’t too soon for one 9/11 film, and it couldn’t have been a better year, tragically, for Iraq documentaries. Helen Mirren ruled. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ryan Gosling were highly addictive. And the best movie of the year was … well, scroll down.
- May 22, 2006 | Feature
- A Stunt Explained
The response to my essay on plagiarism last week (“Where Have I Read That Before?”) was swift, so here goes: Yes, it is plagiarized. Ninety- nine percent of it.
- May 15, 2006 | Feature
- Where Have I Read That Before?
The scourge of plagiarism is plaguing all writers. Thanks to Kaavya, everyone’s a suspect.
- December 3, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Savage Grace
Two wonderful meditations—from Julian Schnabel and Tamara Jenkins—on life slipping away.
- November 26, 2007 | The Movie Review
- It Ain’t Me, Babe
Todd Haynes’s many Bob Dylans don’t add up.
- April 20, 2006
- The Close-Up Is Her voodoo
What makes Julia Roberts the ultimate movie star—and how is that different from being an actress? Reflections on a Hollywood career and a Broadway debut.
- November 19, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Family Guy
Noah Baumbach plumbs the inky depths of smart, shallow people. Plus: Brian De Palma's Redacted.
- August 14, 2006
- Summer of Streep
It’s Meryl’s moment. Yet again.
- November 12, 2007 | The Movie Review
- War Cry
Lions for Lambs may have you making strange noises. Plus: Seinfeld’s sting-free comedy.