Meryl Streep to play Margaret Thatcher
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Meryl Streep to play Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep may be on her way to a 17th Oscar nomination playing former British…

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Kevin Spacey as Jack Abramoff in Bagman
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Kevin Spacey as Jack Abramoff in Bagman

Kevin Spacey delivers his patented snake-oil sales pitch as lobbyist Jack Abramoff in ‘Bagman,’ a.k.a.…

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Woody Allen foresees You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
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Woody Allen foresees You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

The prospect that You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is even sexier in Spain…

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Verbinski’s Rango Trailer
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Verbinski’s Rango Trailer

Fincher envi$ions Yo-Landi Vi$$er as Lisbeth Salander?
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Fincher envi$ions Yo-Landi Vi$$er as Lisbeth Salander?

Vulture says David Fincher likes the unique visage of South African rapper Yo-Landi Vi$$er as…

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Scorsese populates the world of Hugo Cabret as production begins
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Scorsese populates the world of Hugo Cabret as production begins

Jude Law and Ray Winston join Ben Kingsley as citizens of 1930s Paris as filming…

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American Cinematographer picks 50 best-shot films of the decade
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American Cinematographer picks 50 best-shot films of the decade

American Cinematographer has conducted a poll asking participants to choose the 50 best photographed films…

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Have we Seen the Five Oscar Documentaries Already?
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Have we Seen the Five Oscar Documentaries Already?

All These Wonderful Things’ AJ Schnack makes a pretty good case that it is very…

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Spike Lee closing in on Nagasaki Deadline
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Spike Lee closing in on Nagasaki Deadline

Returning to the tense terrain that yielded exciting results in 2006 with Inside Man, Spike…

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In Defense of Tom Cruise and Knight and Day
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In Defense of Tom Cruise and Knight and Day

Something about Tom Cruise seems to draw out our worst qualities. ¬†In many ways, we…

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First Eclipse reviews type O-positive
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First Eclipse reviews type O-positive

[UPDATE: Kristen Stewart on The Late Show with David Letterman, now attached on page 2.]…

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, trailer
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, trailer

(thanks to Ryan Griffin for the lookout) The eternal conflict continues: “The Finale of the…

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Grease is Back with a Sing-a-Long
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Grease is Back with a Sing-a-Long

I’m not sure how this will play with modern audiences, but it does sort of…

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Ten Movies Best Movies That Were Never Made
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Ten Movies Best Movies That Were Never Made

It’s hard to see these as anything but tough sells, but Slate’s Abby McGanney Nolan…

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David Edelstein Highlights Three Great Films of 2010
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David Edelstein Highlights Three Great Films of 2010

Three American indies directed by women are “marvelous.” He calls Winter’s Bone, the “Movie of…

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Woody Looks Back, Sees Failure – We See his Ten Best
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Woody Looks Back, Sees Failure – We See his Ten Best

There is much to appreciate about Woody Allen, but his frank confessions coming out now…

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Mad Men Season 4 promo
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Mad Men Season 4 promo

All Helvetica breaks loose in the promo for Season 4 of Mad Men. Dialogue is…

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For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
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For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism

For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism “is the first documentary…

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Stephen Holt: 2010 Provincetown Film Festival Wrap-Up
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Stephen Holt: 2010 Provincetown Film Festival Wrap-Up

Candy Darling & Joan Rivers Ignite P-Town By Stephen Holt Having just returned from the…

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The Extra Man, trailer & poster
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The Extra Man, trailer & poster

A comedy that might actually make me laugh? I thought Hollywood stopped making those. Based…

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