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Arts and Culture Archive

February 18, 2013
Paranormal Romance, Hold the Abstinence

Beautiful Creatures has handsy teen witches but not much punch.

August 20, 2012
Age Against the Machine

Frank Langella spars with an android accomplice in Robot & Frank.

May 28, 2012
Formalist Goes to Camp

Wes Anderson returns with Moonrise Kingdom, his most stylized diorama yet.

April 9, 2012
Roll With It

Whit Stillman’s new muse overcomes bad dates, Tyra Banks, and a mouse infestation.

April 9, 2012
Life Is a Cabaret

The preppy young women of Damsels in Distress think all the world needs is a few more tap shoes.

May 7, 2012
The Young and the Damned

I Wish, Girl in Progress, and a pair of other movies in which kids can’t catch a break.

April 30, 2012
Napoleon Dynamite

An art thief overcompensates for his height in Headhunters.

March 26, 2012
Butts Below the Border

Will Ferrell brings his comedy (and unlikely body-image crusade) to Mexico.

February 13, 2012
Officer Friendly

Don’t be fooled by his bad-cop routine in RampartóWoody Harrelson is a fun lunch date.

February 13, 2012
Schindler in the Sewers

In Darkness tells an ethically complex story of Jews concealed under the streets of Poland.

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