One of the key members of French new wave, Claude Chabrol died this weekend at age 80, having made nearly as many movies -- almost all of them thrillers -- as years he lived. Like his colleagues Francoise Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, and Eric Rohmer, Chabrol was a film critic ... More >>
A few months back, we noted an interesting discrepancy in the New York Times coverage of the last New York Film Festival. While critics A.O. Scott and Stephen Holden were unusually harsh in their characterization of the festival as a whole -- the "grimmest in memory," "a high-minded form of ... More >>
A lot can happen in 10 years. Here, the highlights.
Sure, there were missiles in Cuba. But what about the film critics' awards?
An interview with Cannes's 2009 Best Actress
Things are not as they seem in Henry Selick's stunning stop-motion fairy tale
Two French masters, still catching the wave
Richard Brody offers a massive biography of the original auteur
Christophe Honore's new musical leaves a funny taste in your mouth, not a song in your heart
Smokes, smack, Rudy voodoo
Guy DeBord hits the sauce, and John Ashbery gives you Poundage sans asshole
Linklater's romantic nine-years-later sequel shines through a cloudy Berlin Film Festival
Pauline Kael, 19192001
The Mirror Has Two Faces