Shameless showrunner John Wells seeks the Real America in August: Osage County
August: Osage County is the Pulitzer winning play by Tracy Letts (see above) about the disappearance of a father and how it further spirals one of the more dysfunctional families in American literature. It was a powerful experience on Broadway, and now, inevitably, it's become a Meryl Streep movie. ... More >>
Alex Gibney rages against the church's cover-up of abuse
I'm always bitching out all those Academy Awards given to undeserving actors simply because they didn't get it the year before or because they just had a tracheotomy. But occasionally, Oscar gets it right, actually conferring gold on the person who gave the best performance of the year in th ... More >>
Two years ago, when Daniel Craig assumed the 007 mantle (and in the process made the weather-beaten face a sex symbol again) his fired predecessor, Pierce Brosnan, was at last liberated from a role that never suited him. No one was crazy about Brosnan's tenure as Bond, least of all Brosnan's fans, w ... More >>
Inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s chamber drama doesn't quite compare
Xecrets and lies with the director and screenwriter of Married Life
Peter Berg turns Jamie Foxx loose in Saudi Arabia; things blow up
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
After dissecting the boy fabulist, Billy Ray moves on to bigger kill: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen
Traffic writer's slick oil thriller oozes with intrigue but crams too much into its drum
The man-child candidate: John Sayles's no-boil detective trails a dim-witted Bush proxy
From protests to plays and films to forums, New York 'makes nice' with the RNC
Once Upon a Time in America
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
What happens when you separate the dancer from the dance?