| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Filmmaker Sam Fuller benefited in the '50s from the backing of such old-time studio bosses as Darryl F. Zanuck. As the industry evolved away from them, Fuller found himself working within tighter budgets â a deficit he turned into a virtue with â...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Liars' "Scissor" from A Bruntel on Vimeo. For music video directors and fans of the medium, the video sharing platform Vimeo has been a beacon of high quality viewing for a few years now, ever since high-definition video became more......
| Aug 10, 2010
| 9:32 PM
I guess it's true that Leonardo DiCaprio hasn't cracked a smile on screen in about a hundred years. Or so it seems, especially if you've been loyally heading out to the multiplexes for all his recent films, including, of course,......
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Indie icon Jim Jarcmusch, of “Mystery Train,” “Broken Flowers,” “Coffee and Cigarettes,”Â et al., never has trouble lining up actor's actors for his efforts. His latest film will enjoy the services of Tilda Swinton,...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Before MF Doom donned a metal mask, before Cypress Hill and the Beastie Boys conquered the adenoidal vocal and street art was bound in $100 books for sale at Taschen, Rammellzee was the original train-bombing, abstract-rapping outlaw. He passed away......
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Sep 19, 2010
WOODSIDE, Calif. —It's a pronounced climb up a winding road to the hilltop restaurant where Neil Young and Daniel Lanois have ensconced themselves for an afternoon to talk about their singular new collaboration, "Le Noise."
Sitting on an enclosed...
| Oct 17, 2010
Animated features have long been the favored medium for telling kid-friendly stories about princesses and cuddly creatures. But if New York-based animator Bill Plympton were to have his way, moviegoers would also see more hand-drawn offerings depicting...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:34 PM
Damian “Pink Eyes” Abraham, the roly-poly singer in Toronto’s F--- Up (a shorthand version of the band’s explicit name), spends a lot of his time at the band’s concerts in the audience, doing everything from climbing on...
| Mar 6, 2011
International fame just doesn't happen to many classical composers. But when it does, it can strike like a runaway train.
Consider Thomas Adès. Hailed in his 20s as the heir to Benjamin Britten and more recently by the New York Times as maybe "the most...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:40 AM
I never thought I’d say I wished a film was done by Jim Jarmusch. He’s a good filmmaker that is often overrated by critics.
Peruvian brothers Daniel and Diego Vega made this movie, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:28 PM
* * * X-Men: First Class
Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon. (PG-13)
“Never forget — mutant...