Sometimes, it feels as if we are eavesdropping on day-to-day conversations rather than just hearing the usual litany of platitudes and regrets.
In a Q&A with an audience for the new film "Still Mine," James Cromwell discusses everything from the Bush family to his first nude scene.
"Dawn of the Dead", Japanese-style; the effects of the depression in Greece; what happens when blogs go silent; revisiting Cronenberg's "The Dead Zone"; Fassbinder/Foley.
All the movies Stanley Kubrick was known to have liked; the 25 most exciting young female filmmakers in cinema today; Skyler White is not a bitch; why Spike Lee doesn't need Kickstarter; reporter's account of watching her elderly parents getting arrested; scientists implant false memory in a mouse's brain; Paul Thomas Anderson directs Fiona Apple.
How does screen violence make you feel? What kind hurts, and what kind doesn't? What goes through your mind when you see blood on the screen?
You see it happen more and more often these days: a movie pauses to address a potential plot hole, then explains it away with clunky dialogue or ignores it and moves on. The movies are trying to plug leaks in a boat before the whole thing sinks—never quite repairing it, but doing just enough to get by.
"The Godfather" as reimagined by J.J. Abrams; two USC grads who represent the future of filmmaking; a site is charged under an obscure Canadian anti–comic book law; advice for future visionary filmmakers; how "Sex and the City" lost its rep.
Emmy nominations and reactions; 10 best shows never nominated for a best series Emmy; the screenwriting book that's made every movie feel the same; sexual harassment at ComicCon; remembering The Golden Child, if only to prove that one can; Netflix responds to charges that it crops its movies; Roger and Gene on letterboxing.
Christopher Campbell talks to the director of "Blackfish" about the way whales have been represented—and misrepresented—on film.
Director Ryan Coogler and his star Michael B. Jordan talk about the making of "Fruitvale Station," and why this project matters so much to them.
Harrison Ford and the rest of the cast of "Ender's Game" just want to talk about their movie, but at the Comic-Con press conference, other topics inevitably came up.