- February 12, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Spy vs. Spy
The Lives of Others appeals to our better—and baser—instincts. Factory Girl has no appeal at all.
- April 2, 2007 | Feature
- Lambs to the Slaughter: Watts, Circa 1977
In its crystalline restoration by the UCLA Film and Television Archive, Killer of Sheep can be seen (and reseen) as a great—the greatest—cinematic tone poem of American urban life.
- April 23, 2007 | The Movie Review
In Hot Fuzz, the Shaun of the Dead guys blow up a quaint English town. Plus: Hopkins vs. Gosling.
- May 21, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Fay’d Out
The new Hal Hartley movie comes to a grim end. But Alec Baldwin’s latest star outing is…quite likable.
- April 16, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Blood and Guts. No Urine
Grindhouse is great. Too bad it can’t be seen in its natural habitat.
- May 14, 2007 | The Movie Review
- The War on Horror
In 28 Weeks Later, zombies spell trouble. But so do the Americans who’ve come to wipe them out. Plus: L’Iceberg, a frozen treat.
- June 18, 2007 | The Movie Review
- Champagne Agony
The grand, sad, only slightly made-up life of Edith Piaf. Plus: Fido, another reason to love zombies.
- June 11, 2007 | The Movie Review
- What Happens in Vegas…
The stag party that is Ocean’s 13 scores by rarely leaving the casino. Plus: Penguins! Surfing! Hooray!
- December 4, 2006 | Feature
- The Sex Symbol Who Showers in the Dark
Bill Nighy makes great art in the territory between utter poise and utter collapse.
- June 4, 2007 | The Movie Review
- 9˝ Months
Knocked Up is a knockout, until it outstays its optimal running time. Plus: The sweet insanity of Crazy Love.