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Jake Squared Is Part Rom-Com, Part Apology for Self-Absorption Jake Squared Is Part Rom-Com, Part Apology for Self-Absorption
, August 13, 2014
More enervating than it is ambitious, Jake Squared is partly a romantic comedy and mostly a pseudo-philosophical apology for self-absorption.... More>>
Juvie Drama Coldwater Focuses on the Emotional Side of Prison Juvie Drama Coldwater Focuses on the Emotional Side of Prison
, August 13, 2014
The one distinctive element of juvie drama Coldwater is its emphasis on emotional rather than physical trauma during its several prison torture... More>>
Boho Parisians Face the End of a Lifestyle in Jealousy Boho Parisians Face the End of a Lifestyle in Jealousy
, August 13, 2014
Vital and vigorous even when its characters feel scraped of vigor/vitality, Philippe Garrel's latest finds boho Parisians facing the ends of... More>>
Dinosaur 13 Digs Up the Controversy around "Sue" Dinosaur 13 Digs Up the Controversy around "Sue"
, August 13, 2014
Paleontologists are part discoverers, part detectives. After the digging, the more difficult work lies in extrapolating meaning from the remains.... More>>
A Will for the Woods Documents a Man's Quest for a Green Burial A Will for the Woods Documents a Man's Quest for a Green Burial
, August 13, 2014
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, funky to funky — the inevitable physical promise of death. The multibillion-dollar funeral business, with... More>>
Indie Thriller The Word's Small Budget Betrays It Indie Thriller The Word's Small Budget Betrays It
, August 13, 2014
A generic title befits director Gregory W. Friedle's lethargic, Connecticut-set and otherwise indistinctive indie thriller, which attempts to... More>>
Isabelle Huppert Gives an Indelible Performance in Abuse of Weakness Isabelle Huppert Gives an Indelible Performance in Abuse of Weakness
, August 13, 2014
Virtuosic at embodying in vivid detail the physicality of her characters, Isabelle Huppert has built an impressive career around performances of... More>>
Despite Its Middle East Conflict, The Honourable Woman is Great Escapist Fun Despite Its Middle East Conflict, The Honourable Woman is Great Escapist Fun
, August 06, 2014
Mild spoilers up to the fourth episode. As befits a proper British lady, The Honourable Woman wears a lot of hats. Viewers will be able to find... More>>
Lincoln Center Recalls When Screen Sex was Randy Lincoln Center Recalls When Screen Sex was Randy
, August 06, 2014
A maestro of aspirational porn, Radley Metzger populated his soft- and hard-core films of the 1960s and '70s with Continental swells whose luxe... More>>
About Alex Mines Old Anxiety With New 30-Somethings

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Must we chill again?
, August 06, 2014
Lawrence Kasdan's The Big Chill had much to say about the angst of losing touch with your younger self and the noble folly of trying to reclaim... More>>
Dog Day Life: Meet the Man Who Held Up the Bank in a Classic Dog Day Life: Meet the Man Who Held Up the Bank in a Classic
, August 06, 2014
John Wojtowicz may be the perfect embodiment of Maslow's ideal of self-actualization. The inspiration for Al Pacino's character in Sidney Lumet's... More>>
Film Critics Need to Learn to Look -- and Enjoy Film Critics Need to Learn to Look -- and Enjoy
, August 06, 2014
Star presence, that distillation of charisma and sometimes glamour, lies at the heart of the movies' appeal. The star presence James Harvey... More>>
Culinary Mash-Up The Hundred-Foot Journey Is Tasty Enough Culinary Mash-Up The Hundred-Foot Journey Is Tasty Enough
The curry house rules
, August 06, 2014
Lasse Hallström has become an expert at making mom-jeans movies, nonthreatening pictures in which headstrong women find love just when they... More>>
Daniel Radcliffe Explains Why He'll Never Do a Rom-Com with Emma Watson Daniel Radcliffe Explains Why He'll Never Do a Rom-Com with Emma Watson
The Deathly Hallows (of Adulthood)
, August 06, 2014
Daniel Radcliffe's first trip to Comic-Con kicked off like the world's cuddliest Nuremberg rally. This summer, just minutes after he walked into... More>>
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Betrays Everything Grand and Grimy About the Original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Betrays Everything Grand and Grimy About the Original
, August 06, 2014
Before you buy that tiny box turtle in Chinatown, know that it can live for 100 years. Which means that among all the Mad Libs nonsense of the... More>>
Into the Storm Attempts to Find the Fun in Destroying American Towns Into the Storm Attempts to Find the Fun in Destroying American Towns
, August 06, 2014
Incompatible fronts collide in director Steven Quale's weather-horror patience-tester Into the Storm. The first is the summertime yen for... More>>
Friends With Possibilities: What If Someone Made a Good Romantic Comedy? Friends With Possibilities: What If Someone Made a Good Romantic Comedy?
, August 06, 2014
In the highly imperfect world of contemporary romantic comedies, What If is as close to perfect as anything we've got, not least for the way it... More>>
Robin Williams Could Always Find the Raw Seriousness in His Comedy Robin Williams Could Always Find the Raw Seriousness in His Comedy
, August 06, 2014
Even those of us who loved Robin Williams as a performer would have to say that sometimes he was too much -- too wired, too pleading, too on.... More>>
Five Underseen Robin Williams Films Five Underseen Robin Williams Films
, August 06, 2014
The late film critic Andrew Sarris once said, "When great actors die, people are sad. When the great clowns die, people grieve." He was talking... More>>
James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D Is a Feature-Length Humble-Brag James Cameron's Deepsea Challenge 3D Is a Feature-Length Humble-Brag
, August 06, 2014
Ostensibly a testament to terrestrial beauty and human ingenuity, James Cameron's nature doc Deepsea Challenge 3D feels like a feature-length... More>>
Leos Carax's 1984 Debut Boy Meets Girl Returns to the the Big Screen at Film Forum Leos Carax's 1984 Debut Boy Meets Girl Returns to the the Big Screen at Film Forum
, August 06, 2014
In 1984, at the age of twenty-three, an enterprising film critic named Leos Carax made Boy Meets Girl, a debut feature of extraordinary passion... More>>
First-Person Doc No Cameras Allowed Rewards With Its Unintentional Revelations First-Person Doc No Cameras Allowed Rewards With Its Unintentional Revelations
, August 06, 2014
As with many first-person documentaries (those in which the filmmaker is the subject,) the most telling aspects of James Marcus Haney's No... More>>
Fifi Howls From Happiness Finds a Long-Lost Artist Fifi Howls From Happiness Finds a Long-Lost Artist
, August 06, 2014
You don't know his name, but Bahman Mohassess was a titan — a publicly gay, happily misanthropic midcentury Persian art-world powerhouse... More>>
The Teens are Addicted in Web Junkie The Teens are Addicted in Web Junkie
, August 06, 2014
When the sullen, confused teenage boys of Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia's doc Web Junkie speak of being drugged and tricked into a three-month... More>>
After Is a Frequently Absorbing Miserablist Family Drama After Is a Frequently Absorbing Miserablist Family Drama
, August 06, 2014
For a family with a surname that connotes love, the Valentino clan of upstate New York has enough issues to be straight out of a Chekhov play.... More>>
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