A Serious Man, Joel and Ethan Coen’s darker-than-dark comedic update of the Old Testament story to a modern, thoroughly Jewish setting, places its pathetic protagonist in the position of fate’s punching bag.
Before you could tag yourself in Facebook pictures, organize your Top 8 friends on MySpace or send @MileyCyrus a love tweet, there was a web pioneer in the ’80s and ’90s named Josh Harris, whose aggressive business tactics and eccentricities have been captured by director Ondi Timoner in the searing documentary We Live in Public. […]
First-time director Drew Barrymore delves into the wild world of roller derby in Whip It! with a little help from the LA Derby Dolls.
Michael Stuhlbarg leaves New York for compelling performance in A Serious Man.
This is not your average robot flick. There are no clinking metallic machines developing intelligence and trying to take over the world. Instead, the machines look exactly like, and are controlled by, humans. Humans are the agents of their own follies, even if the mistakes they make are through a synthetic being. This is reality […]
There exists an ongoing and seemingly endless verbal war between bookworms and film geeks since the first instance that The Dreaded Question was uttered. Historians remain unsure as to whether the question spilt first from the lips of a literature aficionado or a cinematic connoisseur; however, they agree that an unknown individual turned to his […]
There are endless assumptions made about the infamous fashion label Chanel and the woman behind its creation. While the name “Chanel” evokes visions of perfect tweed suits, black and white color schemes, eternal class and Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel herself was an infinitely more complex and radiant person than her designs may lead on. According to […]
Two friends turn their passion for retro videotape recordings into a thriving comedy show-film fest hybrid, the Found Footage Festival.
One of the great truths in Japanese film and television is that giant robots are rarely just that.
Nearly two years ago, a screenplay appeared on the Internet that had every screenwriting nerd blogging with fervor.