The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
There are some wonderful sequences in Battle of the Five Armies, and the attention to detail is breathtaking (each different space rendered with thrilling complexity),…
Dan Callahan is the author of "Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman" and "Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave." He has written for "New York Magazine," "Film Comment," "Sight and Sound," "Time Out New York," "The L Magazine," and many other publications. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
Obituary for Marian Seldes.
An obituary for the legendary Lauren Bacall.
Writer, director, and producer Paul Mazursky dies at 84.
An obituary for actor Eli Wallach.
An excerpt from Vanessa: The Life of Vanessa Redgrave by Dan Callahan.
A tribute to Mickey Rooney, 1920–2014.
Dan Callahan has an appreciation of the career of Joan Fontaine.
Dan Callahan looks at the career of Alfre Woodard.
Twenty years ago, promising actor River Phoenix died at 23. His last, unfinished film was "reconstructed" and shown at festivals earlier this year. The making of that film was already difficult before his death.