January 9, 2013 There hasn't been a major Hollywood movie in recent memory with more confounding racial politics that Django Unchained. And there probably isn't a film more representative of Hollywood's take on race than Lincoln.
January 7, 2013 Michael Haneke's Amour, which has grabbed all sorts of awards this year, has a reputation for being devastating and sad, which it is. But depressing? Not really.
January 4, 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D opens today, but if you're in the mood to be scared instead of splattered, you have plenty of good choices. Glenn McDonald recommends five good scary movies that aren't just slasher films.
January 3, 2013 A man who admitted to being the leader of the IMAGiNE Group, which released unauthorized versions of theatrical films online, has been sentenced to serve 60 months in prison — reportedly a record for an American web piracy sentence.
January 3, 2013 Michael Apted's longitudinal-documentary series gets its eighth installment in 56 Up, which once again profiles a range of Britons from various socioeconomic backgrounds. Critic Mark Jenkins says there are some fascinating updates, if fewer surprises.
January 2, 2013 With his latest film, director Quentin Tarantino was inspired both by spaghetti Westerns and the drama of slavery and the Civil War. The movie is extremely violent — but, says Tarantino, "What happened during slavery times is a thousand times worse. ... If you can't take it, you can't take it."