- November 17, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Bond Ambivalence
Daniel Craig’s 007 needs an injection of bon vivant. Plus, a splendidly dark Christmas tale.
- November 10, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Boy, Interrupted
The documentary Dear Zachary is one of the most disturbing films of the year. Plus, Swedish vampires!
- November 3, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Still Waters Run Deep
Kristin Scott Thomas is gravely beguiling in I’ve Loved You So Long. Plus, the scare-your-pants-off Splinter.
- October 27, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Highbrow Anxiety
Charlie Kaufman’s death-obsessed ramble, Synecdoche, New York; Plus, Oliver Stone’s toothless W.
- October 20, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Happy and Then Some
Mike Leigh’s delicious role model for hard times (good timing). Plus, Bill Maher’s mock anti-religious odyssey.
- October 6, 2008 |
- The New York Actor
It might seem specious to observe that New York actors seem more real than their West Coast counterparts. But look at them.
- September 29, 2008 | The Movie Review
- The War According to Spike
Miracle at St. Anna is Spike Lee’s bloody, blunt attack on the whitewashing of WWII.
- September 22, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Southern Discomfort
Dakota Fanning’s revelatory turn in Hounddog; Keira Knightley’s most excellent duchess.
- September 15, 2008 | The Movie Review
- Back to Basics
The refried yuks of Burn After Reading; the power and glory of Moving Midway.
- October 17, 1994 | Feature
- A Painter, but Still a Critic
Manny Farber is brooding. "Exhibits are an anachronism," the 77-year-old painter says morosely.