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Mother Knew Best Mother Knew Best
Georgia on our mind: An appreciation of the Squid director's film-critic mom
, September 20, 2005
Vivid and satisfying though it is, Noah Baumbach's semi-autobiographical family memoir The Squid and the Whale leaves you yearning to know more... More>>
Killer Whale Killer Whale
Noah Baumbach's ink-stained memoir is a heartbreaking and hilarious comedy of humiliation
, September 20, 2005
The literary craze for tell-all family memoir gets a unique twist in Noah Baumbach's The Squid and the Whale, a film à clef that... More>>
Hoffman Overpowers as Truman in 'Cold'-Blooded Biopic Hoffman Overpowers as Truman in 'Cold'-Blooded Biopic
, September 20, 2005
Directed by Bennett Miller from actor Dan Futterman's script and co-produced by star Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote is a cool and polished hall... More>>
'Through the Forest'
, September 20, 2005
Obscure even on his home turf, New York Film Festival discovery Jean-Paul Civeyrac chairs the directing department at L'École Nationale... More>>
Memphis Belle Memphis Belle
Sachs talk: Ultranaturalism and hyperawareness in a stunning grand ole soap opry
, September 20, 2005
A rare serving of adept regional indie cinema, Ira Sachs's Forty Shades of Blue uses its Memphis milieu as setting and as character—the film... More>>
DV Suicide-Bombing Drama Lacks Narrative Urgency DV Suicide-Bombing Drama Lacks Narrative Urgency
, September 20, 2005
One of the first of a presumed wave of movies that will attempt to convert our modern field of warring crusades—Muslim terrorism and Western... More>>
Serenity Now!: Whedon Flips Off Fox in Clever Space-Western
, September 20, 2005
Last week's A History of Violence relocated the western to the contemporary American heartland. In this week's Serenity, Joss Whedon finds the... More>>
The Accidental Auteur
, September 20, 2005
"I'm basically making the same film over and over again," says Ira Sachs, director of the acclaimed 1993 short Lady, 1997 critics' favorite The... More>>
Cracked Mirror Cracked Mirror
Shallow subgenre's latest has a knack for cubist creatures, but favors flash over thought
, September 20, 2005
The contemporary zeal for graphic novels—fiction, let us remember, equipped with drawings and speech bubbles—has, to this spectator,... More>>
Cheetahs Never Prosper in a Disappointingly Flat Family Flick
, September 20, 2005
Advance word pegged the cheetah-and-boy saga Duma as a classic that Warner Bros. wouldn't allow to run free. It's tempting to champion the... More>>
The Lady Vanquishes: Red-Eyed Thriller Runs Out of Gas The Lady Vanquishes: Red-Eyed Thriller Runs Out of Gas
, September 20, 2005
How many buttons can a single movie push? Flightplan, Hollywood's latest airliner-as-pressure-cooker diversion, has its finger on some crucial... More>>
'3 Days of Rain'
, September 20, 2005
Days of Rain intercuts six Chekhov stories, relocated to Cleveland and updated with mild "subversion" of the junkie-mother-post-custody-lesbian... More>>
'The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio' 'The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio'
Moore of the same: Another '50s mom, spice-free this time
, September 20, 2005
Based on Terry Ryan's bestselling memoir about her mother, Evelyn, Prize Winner is shameless Eisenhower-era corn. In her third 1950s matriarch... More>>
'Shoujyo: An Adolescent'
, September 20, 2005
Imagine that, 50 years ago, it was Lolita who grabbed Humbert Humbert by the britches and lassoed him into the sack. Then imagine Mrs. Haze... More>>
'Santo Domingo Blues'
, September 20, 2005
Ry Who-der? Alex Wolfe's documentary Santo Domingo Blues adroitly traces a noble history of bachata—a formerly ignoble Dominican musical ... More>>
'The Rodnees: We Mod Like Dat!'
, September 20, 2005
This mockumentary in which a group of failed Brooklyn rappers switch gears after listening to the Beatles wears out its welcome quicker than the... More>>
'Once Upon a Time in the West'
, September 20, 2005
A water-tower-top windmill wheezing metal machine music out across the sagebrush, the felt-dampened thup . . . thup . . . thup as dripping water... More>>
'Going Shopping'
, September 20, 2005
I'm a rugby-playing, Maxim-subscribing, Motorhead-obsessed dude, but I know a hideous floral-print dress when I see one. The Santa Monica... More>>
'Secret History of the Dividing Line'
, September 20, 2005
At a time when avant-garde filmmaking leans more toward sensations and form than intellect and analysis, David Gatten's ambitious 16mm cycle ... More>>
'NewsFakers/Filmmakers'
, September 20, 2005
A largely unsatisfying collection of mostly comedic odds and ends, NewsFakers/Filmmakers comprises nine short films directed by writers from The... More>>
'Little Manhattan'
, September 20, 2005
Most Hollywood rom-coms approach amour with the wit and insight of a stammering, sweaty-palmed preadolescent; this one actually stars a pair of... More>>
Ziyi/Icon Ziyi/Icon
Thrill of the still: How an image from Wong Kar-wai's art-house hit keeps you gazing
, September 13, 2005
Before Wong Kar-wai's 2046 opened here last month, it was heralded by a still of Zhang Ziyi espousing the kind of tantalizing erotic mystery... More>>
The Young and the Restless The Young and the Restless
Latino Rockers, Parisian Lovers, and horny spinsters trolling for booty at Toronto '05
, September 13, 2005
TORONTO—Well stocked with gay cowboys, juvenile killers, and sexually curious jailbait, Toronto '05 was the festival of the young... More>>
The Way of the Gun The Way of the Gun
Blood not-so-simple: David Cronenberg takes aim at on-screen and real-life violence
, September 13, 2005
"The violence that matters most to people is the violence done to the human body," says David Cronenberg, whose newest film, A History of... More>>
A History of Cronenberg
, September 13, 2005
David Cronenberg's career spans four decades, 20-plus films (including 16 features), multiple viral strains, and a ton of enthusiastic Voice... More>>
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