Film critic Karina Longworth is reporting from the Toronto International Film Festival this week. For maybe the first hour of Yellow (written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, the man responsible for the national treasure that is The Notebook), I kept thinking about another film premiering here in T ... More >>
A mesmerizing chat with the star of gangster epic Mesrine
Measuring the prospects of a new crop of independent distributors
Unless you regard yourself as a ticket-scalping monger, you must accept that a Friday roundup begins with four sadly inaccessible sold-out shows: Caribou, Sleigh Bells, Local Natives, and Broken Social Scene. Fortunately, this gives you the opportunity to revel in some well-earned "I'm on a Boat" ... More >>
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward offer more sweet optimism—and why not?
Go west, middle-aged man!
Jean Eustache's The Mother and the Whore has cast a long shadow over our movies since its 1973 release, but because it screens infrequently and because it remains unavailable on DVD (second-hand VHS copies start at $47.95 on Amazon) many young filmgoers know of it solely from a poster belonging to J ... More >>
Margot sees family for what it is: prickly
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
Dean and Britta get a little sexier (and nervier) on their first round of post-Luna duets
Noah Baumbach revisits the fallout of a boho Brooklyn divorce
Georgia on our mind: An appreciation of the Squid director's film-critic mom
Noah Baumbach's ink-stained memoir is a heartbreaking and hilarious comedy of humiliation
Geopolitickin' and an East Asian invasion highlight the 43rd New York Film Festival
Fall brings hope of a brave New World and a historic Violence
The Fall's Top 10 Moviegoing Highlights