The Man Who Knew Infinity
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* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
Roger's Favorites: Sally Potter, writer/director of "Yes."
Several great movies have been released on Blu-ray and DVD lately, including "99 Homes," "Black Mass," "Crimson Peak" and a Criterion version of Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid."
Why "The Revenant" was hard for me; Joanna Coates and Daniel Metz on "Amorous"; Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence"; Horror films are scarier than in the past; Teaching VR filmmaking.
A review of Kevin Smith's "Yoga Hosers."
Being black and gay in Hollywood; Phil Joanou on "The Veil"; When white actors play other races; Bold risks taken by filmmakers last year; How abortions on TV don't reflect reality.
A preview of the 73rd Golden Globes ceremony airing Sunday night, and some predictions.
A look at some of the narrative, documentary, and midnight titles set to premiere at Sundance 2016.
An article about films that have moved me in 2015, including "Room," "99 Homes" and "He Named Me Malala."
Raiders of the lost web; Eight highlights of Chicago film fest; Sexism of Bond Girls; Tarantino chats with Ellis; Enablers of pedophile culture.
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
A comparison of Frank Costello in The Departed and Whitey Bulger in Black Mass reveals weaknesses in the latter.
A recap of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival by the contributors who were there.
An interview with Martin Zandvliet, writer/director of "Land of Mine."
Reviews of "The Family Fang," "Sunset Song" and "High-Rise" from Toronto.
A review of the two TIFF 2015 gangster movies: "Legend" and "Black Mass".
A preview of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival
Our first dispatch from the 2015 Venice Film Festival on Scott Cooper's "Black Mass" with Johnny Depp.
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
An obituary for Wes Craven.
Highlights of the live-action portion of 2015's D23, featuring "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Captain America: Civil War," and more!
Famous composers of superhero movies did a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con Festival 2015 and our writer reports.
This month's Unloved looks at two films deemed disasters: Michael Cimino's "Heaven's Gate" and Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger"
"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.
A look at the character-defining aspect of the chase in Michael Mann's "Heat," "Manhunter," and "Public Enemies," on the eve of the release of "Blackhat."
The first Unloved of 2015 tackles Michael Mann's "Public Enemies".