Dragged Across Concrete
It’s difficult to ignore the craftsmanship and performances in Dragged Across Concrete simply because you don’t like some of its darker themes or feel like…
Scout Tafoya celebrates "Sweet Movie" in his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces.
Utter madness, and not in a bad way.
Another free-associative cinematic meditation on language, the image, and extinction, by a master of the form.
A classic gangster picture, directed by and starring two masters of the form.
Close is strong on all counts, until it seems to lose its nerve and decides to explain a character who was more compelling when the film let her be a lethal question mark.
The familiar story, told with a naturalistic sheen, strong songwriting, most of the old contrivances, and a few new ones.
An excerpt from the new book The Sopranos Sessions, about HBO's legendary TV series.
The film that made James Cagney a star is still a great showcase for his magnetism.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series on maligned masterpieces continues with a celebration of Shane Black's The Predator.
Memories and anecdotes from 50 years of moviegoing.