David O. Russell out-Scorseses Martin Scorsese himself with "American Hustle," a rollicking '70s crime romp that’s ridiculously entertaining in all the best possible ways.
Like Wes Anderson's sprightly 2009 film of Roald Dahl's book, his video essay about "Fantastic Mr. Fox" speaks for itself. So the extras this time are PDFs from the "Mr. Fox" chapter of my book "The Wes Anderson Collection." They include some original illustrations by the book's main visual wizard, Max Dalton.
Gerardo Valero sees the potential for a good remake in "Escape from New York."
Omer Mozaffar reflects on "12 Years a Slave."
The first in a monthly series of video essays about unloved films, Scout Tafoya's video essay is an appreciation of "...
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.