Office Christmas Party
Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…
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Gilbert Gottfried's amazing podcast; Michelle Obama's inspiration; Where have all the villains gone; Sand fire destroys famed ranch; Danny DeVito on "The Ratings Game."
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including "Eye in the Sky," "Only Yesterday," "The Mermaid" and more!
A preview of the 73rd Golden Globes ceremony airing Sunday night, and some predictions.
A dispatch from AFI Fest on Angelina Jolie Pitt's "By the Sea."
A book review of "I Lost It At the Video Store" by Tom Roston
Three films from TIFF 2015 starring Natalie Portman, Charlotte Rampling and Helen Mirren.
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
Sam Elliott on typecasting; Why Paul Dano almost quit acting; R.I.P. Gill Dennis; Writing crime fiction changes your POV forever; Why people in old movies talk funny.
A report from the Athena Film Festival 2015.
A report from the 2015 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
"Selma" is more than fair to L.B.J.; "American Sniper" increases threat against Muslims; Struggle over Vivian Maier's photos; When racism can't be ignored; Johnny Depp was never a movie star.
The true tragedy of "American Sniper"; Can America handle the truth on race?; Collapse of the Catholic right; Films that raise accuracy questions; 8 Oscar-worthy performances by Julianne Moore.
Open-office trend destroys workplace; Dark day for women in Hollywood; Matt Zoller Seitz on Wes Anderson; Hollywood absent from Oscars; Michael Phillips on "American Sniper."
Predictions for the eight major categories in the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
A video interview with Angelina Jolie.
Bill Cosby: fame, narcissism and sexual violence; Chris Kyle's unverifiable legacy; Godard's rarest film; The last true hermit; Why "Unbroken" tells the wrong tale of triumph.
Lists from our critics and contributors on the best of 2014.
A piece on the first wave of critics groups awards and some predictions for SAG and the Golden Globe nominees.
Chris Rock on Hollywood; Being big, black and scary; Terry Kilburn on "A Christmas Carol"; Filming in Death Valley; Ava DuVernay on "Selma."
A piece about how differently "Fury" and "The Imitation Game" transport viewers to World War II and what that says about film in 2014.
A recap of the new releases on Netflix, On Demand, and Blu-ray/DVD, including "Snowpiercer," "Maleficent," "Nightbreed," "F For Fake" and "La Dolce Vita."
On the eve of its 10th anniversary, a new version of Oliver Stone's Alexander on Blu-ray demands a reappraisal.
Major outlets call the man who assaulted America Ferrera at Cannes and Brad Pitt in Hollywood a "prankster." They're wrong to do so.
Craig D. Lindsey remembers his brother Daryl; Beauty and the beast within; Revisiting "Americathon"; A primer on Harlan Ellison; A kung fu fantasy featuring Richard Nixon.
She-Hulk is a feminist hero; Tasteless souvenirs at The 9/11 Museum; Remembering Sam Greenlee; Is Mary Barra standing on a glass cliff?; How to sell a film at Cannes.