A violent new drama argues crime is just business
The opening credits of the Brad Pitt-starring Killing Them Softly are set to snatches of Barack Obama's 2008 Democratic Convention speech, focused on the notion of "the American promise," jarringly jump-intercut with scenes of Frank (Scoot McNairy) making his way through a tunnel onto a dismal A ... More >>
The title is a spoiler in three parts
Looking at modern romance in the USA
Additional, excellent live-blogging here with Allison Benedikt at Sound of the City. The King of All Oscar Predictors walks among you in Part III. Will this hubris bring us low? Watch and judge! Oh no, Ben Stiller, you are not. Natalie Portman, good straight woman. Stiller probably thinks he's C ... More >>
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There's no business like Gaynor's show business; under the big top at Hustlaball
The middle-aged comics still don't wanna grow up. Yay.
Preachy liberal guilt dwarfs any good intentions in immigrant drama