January 10, 2013 Lincoln is among nine movies competing for "best picture." The others: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.
July 15, 2011 A long-running campaign to discourage the depiction of smoking in movies is paying off. There were far fewer incidents in 2010 than five years earlier. Filmmakers with public policies to reduce smoking in films showed the steepest declines.
December 30, 2010 Technology meets art meets critic: Jamie Stuart's beautiful movie gets Oscar buzz from world class movie critic Robert Ebert. Watch it here, and then maybe you'll get up the nerve to send your script to Scorsese...
December 28, 2010 There are now 500 films in the registry, which preserves those judged to be "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant.
December 17, 2010 Critics have slammed the film Tron: Legacy, some asking if it should've even been made. NPR's Andy Carvin disagrees. "Tron isn’t just a movie. It’s a meme that a whole generation of geeks like me have been cherishing for nearly 30 years."
November 16, 2010 How would different directors tell the Hollywood version of the Facebook story?
November 3, 2010 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, as part of a complex deal with its lenders that will see the company merge with Spyglass Entertainment. The papers include a provision to fund the prequel to "The Lord of the Rings."
October 20, 2010 Something about the promotional image for Matt Damon's new movie, Hereafter, looked weirdly familiar to me. It looks like something I've seen before, something from the past... Yes. The fake movie within America's Sweethearts!
August 17, 2010 Some movies, like No Country For Old Men, just don't belong on television, marred by commercials. It's just too brutal to switch gears from intense, horrific drama to Chester the Cheetah ... And back again.
August 3, 2010 One critic can't stand this year's movies about "misunderstood mercenaries, rogue cops, congenial thugs from South Boston, boys who do not want to grow up, ever, ever, ever, and cats" — but is 2010 really the worst year for movies ever?
August 3, 2010 Piggybacking on a Wired post, we ask the question: What's gained with the extra dimension? A bunch of hype, sure. But in some cases, much may also be lost, including my hard-earned movie-going dollars.
December 12, 2007 And nearly half of all Hispanics and Asians said they are afraid of blacks...