Day: June 30, 2009

Clocking in with a 91% Metacritic rating, with a film that will surely become one of the best of the year, it is time to start taking Ms. Bigelow, and her moody, brilliant war film, seriously. We were already taking ...

The LA Times’ last man standing, Kenneth Turan gives major props to Michael Mann’s Public Enemies, but particularly in the way it looks: Simultaneously an art film and a crime film, Mann’s latest work (he shares screenplay credit with Ronan ...

Some chippies are a pushover for any hard-boiled hood. But this swanky dame from Salon is on the square: The glamour quotient in “Public Enemies” is high, and in a landscape of contemporary movies in which “sophistication” is seemingly a ...

Nothing embeddable yet, but you can click on over to Apple trailers for a look at The Informant trailer, and here in HD. (Since when did they add the exclamation point to the title!? I’m twice as excited now!!) [UPDATE: ...

Using your “no way!” reactions to eliminate movies that stand little chance of a Best Picture nomination, I cut about 1/3 of the titles from the long list posted yesterday. There are still plenty of snowballs struggling to survive in ...

Of course the actors are on top, but there are members invited from other branches, who “who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitation will be the only additions in 2009 to ...

There aren’t many films that would be considered Oscar-worthy for the 82nd Academy Awards that have already been screened and/or reviewed this year, even with the ten slots opened up. There are many movies that feel Oscar-bound even though they ...

John Dillinger and Johnny Depp Roger Ebert gives Public Enemies 3.5 stars, though it reads like a 4-star review right up to very last paragraph. This is very disciplined film. You might not think it was possible to make a ...

Thanks to Yvette for finding this trailer for The September Issue, a documentary look at Prada-wearing Vogue editor, Anna Wintour.

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