I caught up with Woody Allen's To Rome With Love, which is sort of like a feature--length Love American Style, but as done by an auteur. Penelope Cruz is fun as a prostitute who's pretending to be someone she's not. But she just can't help herself. During a group tour of the Sistine Chapel, someo ... More >>
Woody Allen and co-stars talk movies, love, and death
Unreality packs Woody Allen's latest comedy, and that's not so bad
Remember that Oscar winning foreign film Life Is Beautiful, in which Roberto Benigni tells his son that the holocaust is a big carnival game, to make it go down a wittle easier? So what would you tell a child today to make them feel better about certain glaring realities in the world?
Something about copping an Oscar often brings out the worst in people--phoniness, fake humility, excessive blubbering, and total inarticulation. As we hold our collective breaths for February 27, here are the absolute worstest so far:
Claire Denis is not afraid
Shoah me yours and I'll Shoah you mine—plundering meaning from the Holocaust
Training for July 4 with Eater X and Crazy Legs
Bye-bye, Holocaust; hello Iraq: Baghdad gets the Benigni treatment
Can The Restaurant survive its star chef's celebrity lifestyle and still turn a tasty profit?
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
A New Exhibit at the Jewish Museum Produces an Uproar
A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
Footloose turns out to be like Stupid Kids without the irony, but not as bad as that sounds.