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Cary Elwes Says As You Wish to Fans With a Behind-the-Scenes Look at The Princess Bride Cary Elwes Says As You Wish to Fans With a Behind-the-Scenes Look at The Princess Bride
, October 15, 2014
Cary Elwes hasn't changed much in the 27 years since filming The Princess Bride. He's still got a mess of blond hair and "eyes like the sea after... More>>
Don't Watch That, Watch This: Odd Man Out Blues Don't Watch That, Watch This: Odd Man Out Blues
What's fascinating, new and neglected across all major video platforms.
, October 15, 2014
What happened to the Korean New Wave? Suitably, one could say, for a culture of Konglish and PSY and the Mickey-Dee's Bulgogi Burger, it quickly... More>>
Lost Boys Is a 'Bitchin' Vampire Flick for Heavy-Metal Morons' Lost Boys Is a 'Bitchin' Vampire Flick for Heavy-Metal Morons'
, October 15, 2014
When we published this list of our favorite modern vampire movies (1979 to the present, to be specific), we encountered a number of emails of and... More>>
Young Ones Redeems the Sci-Fi Western Young Ones Redeems the Sci-Fi Western
, October 15, 2014
Jake Paltrow's Young Ones is a dustbowl western with a sci-fi twist. It looks and sounds like the past: The plains are barren, the people wear... More>>
Watchers of the Sky Celebrates the Fight Against Humanity's Worst Watchers of the Sky Celebrates the Fight Against Humanity's Worst
, October 15, 2014
The greatest lie of the last 80 years: “Never again.” At this moment, Omar al-Bashir, the world's wickedest despot, is free not just... More>>
Onur Tukel's a Hilarious Chatterbox Vamp in Summer of Blood Onur Tukel's a Hilarious Chatterbox Vamp in Summer of Blood
, October 15, 2014
The tasteful white-on-black title text suggests that this motor-mouthed vampire-in-Brooklyn comedy is meant to suggest the best of Woody Allen,... More>>
Kristen Stewart's Not Bad Taking on Gitmo in Camp X-Ray Kristen Stewart's Not Bad Taking on Gitmo in Camp X-Ray
, October 15, 2014
Let's get this out of the way now: Kristen Stewart is fine in Camp X-Ray, the tough-minded/soft-hearted drama that packs America's sweetheart off... More>>
WWII Drama Fury Grinds Your Face In It WWII Drama Fury Grinds Your Face In It
, October 15, 2014
A gloom hangs over writer-director David Ayer's brutal war drama Fury that only the audience can see. It's April 1945, and we know that in weeks... More>>
Marguerite Duras Kills Film All Week at Lincoln Center Marguerite Duras Kills Film All Week at Lincoln Center
, October 15, 2014
Among the fascinating bastards born when the French New Wave and the nouveau roman swapped precious fluids, the films of novelist Marguerite... More>>
Michael Keaton's Great in the Flashy Birdman Michael Keaton's Great in the Flashy Birdman
, October 15, 2014
Before there was a Birdman, there was a Batman — several, in fact, though the best was played by Michael Keaton in the two Tim Burton films... More>>
Campus Comedy Dear White People Braves Tough Questions of Race Campus Comedy Dear White People Braves Tough Questions of Race
, October 15, 2014
Among its many attributes, Justin Simien's exuberant debut feature, Dear White People, proves that we're not yet living in a "post-racial... More>>
As Lit's Biggest Prick, Jason Schwartzman Wears Us Down As Lit's Biggest Prick, Jason Schwartzman Wears Us Down
, October 15, 2014
You can’t live in New York for more than 10 days without meeting some truly dreadful people: couples who fret about having to choose... More>>
Housebound Is the Best New Horror Movie On Demand Right Now Housebound Is the Best New Horror Movie On Demand Right Now
, October 15, 2014
In its crazy-quilt plot, Housebound features a vicious killer, a gaggle of ghosts, and all manner of madcap fools, qualities that make the movie... More>>
Stations of the Elevated Is a Graffiti-Bombed NYC Blissout Stations of the Elevated Is a Graffiti-Bombed NYC Blissout
, October 15, 2014
Lumbering, skronking, and wondrously paint-bombed, Manfred Kirchheimer's Stations of the Elevated (1981) is a 45-minute proto-hip-hop bliss-out,... More>>
William H. Macy's Directorial Debut Peaks with a Punk-Rock Version of "Wheels on the Bus" William H. Macy's Directorial Debut Peaks with a Punk-Rock Version of "Wheels on the Bus"
, October 15, 2014
Of all the movie hybrids, William H. Macy's feature directorial debut, Rudderless, is among the strangest, combining plot elements of the... More>>
A Requiem for Syrian Refugees Is Pained but Beautiful A Requiem for Syrian Refugees Is Pained but Beautiful
, October 15, 2014
In soft black and white, rows of plastic tents spread abstracted and beautiful over the desert. But as the lens widens and the vista shrinks,... More>>
Soulful Doc Algorithms Showcases Visually Impaired Indian Teen Champions Soulful Doc Algorithms Showcases Visually Impaired Indian Teen Champions
, October 15, 2014
Three visually impaired teenage boys from India who play chess at the championship level are the subject of this slow-moving yet soulful... More>>
French Comedy Relationship Status: It's Complicated Is Fresher Than Its Title Suggests French Comedy Relationship Status: It's Complicated Is Fresher Than Its Title Suggests
, October 15, 2014
Relationship Status: It's Complicated isn't awful, as its sorry Facebook-referencing title would indicate. But this feather-brained French farce... More>>
The Hacker Wars Is an Angry Doc About Angry Young Men The Hacker Wars Is an Angry Doc About Angry Young Men
, October 15, 2014
The Hacker Wars is an angry documentary about angry young men. Brilliant and schlubby, the hackers profiled by director Vivien Lesnik Weisman see... More>>
Sailing Doc Red Dot on the Ocean Has Some Adventure, Little Insight Sailing Doc Red Dot on the Ocean Has Some Adventure, Little Insight
, October 15, 2014
A kid who's spent formative years in an obscure cult, rehab, juvenile detention, and, ultimately, prison, isn't likely to grow up to... More>>
'80s Pop Music Comedy Eternity: The Movie at Least Gets the Terribleness of the Songs Right '80s Pop Music Comedy Eternity: The Movie at Least Gets the Terribleness of the Songs Right
, October 15, 2014
The plodding Eternity: The Movie has only the best intentions: to send up the '80s along with the terrible, synthesized whiteboy r&b of the era.... More>>
The Found-Footage Trend Meets the Somali Pirate Trend in Default The Found-Footage Trend Meets the Somali Pirate Trend in Default
, October 15, 2014
Default has a pretty good point to make about the American media's tendency to overlay a Western worldview on the plights of impoverished people... More>>
Schlondorff's Diplomacy Is a Love Letter to Paris During World War II Schlondorff's Diplomacy Is a Love Letter to Paris During World War II
, October 15, 2014
Volker Schlöndorff revisits World War II with Diplomacy, a love letter to Paris set during a night in 1944 when its very existence was at... More>>
Day of the Dead Cartoon The Book of Life Offers Speedy Gonzalez-Level Ethnic Humor Day of the Dead Cartoon The Book of Life Offers Speedy Gonzalez-Level Ethnic Humor
, October 15, 2014
Encouraging a sensitive boy to win over an ostensibly independent girl by, in her words, "always [following his] heart," Mexican animated fable... More>>
America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth Pines for 'a More Innocent Time' America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth Pines for 'a More Innocent Time'
, October 15, 2014
The third in a loose trilogy of documentaries examining our declining national ideals, America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth... More>>
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