Baz Luhrmann's extravagant adaptation of The Great Gatsby makes two fatal and contradictory errors of adaptation.
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We can't help thinking that the dirty, tank-top-wearing hero looks like somebody we followed around Nakatomi Plaza once.
A recent article about number-crunchers moving in on the creative process has caused a lot of hair-tearing, but it's not clear that we've put our finger on the real issue.
The latest Iron Man installment continues an argument begun in last summer's The Avengers about two very different kinds of American exceptionalism.
It hasn't opened in the U.S. yet, but Iron Man 3 has already had a huge weekend.
Our man at Tribeca swears he's going to screenings beyond the documentary slate. But with this look at a trio of intriguing films, Joel Arnold suggests that the docs are among some of the festival's best offerings.
A charming and surprisingly moving coming-of-age tale, A Birder's Guide To Everything gives the noble art of birding its due. Writer Joel Arnold says the new film is a heartfelt, humanizing portrait of youth.
This week's round-table podcast is devoted to our enormous roundup of summer movies, from superheroes to cowboys to beautiful and woozy romances.
A difficult, dense documentary that focuses on complicated matters of guilt and culpability, The Kill Team examines the story of a soldier charged with premeditated murder in Afghanistan.
A new documentary uses the banner Bordeaux seasons of 2009 and 2010 as a springboard for an analytical profile of the modern wine industry — in which France is both keen to slake China's thirst for good wine and wary of Chinese investment in viniculture.
At the real-life competition dramatized in Pitch Perfect, approaches to a subculture that's suddenly having its moment vary enormously.
What's worth seeing at this year's 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan? Critic Joel Arnold lists a few movies he wants to see and explains why the little festival that could is still picking up steam and showcasing some great films.
A new documentary examines the history of women warriors and asks why we haven't had our Wonder Woman movie yet.
The trailer for the next Hunger Games movie brings a darker, more explicitly political story.
A Carrie remake doesn't seem strictly necessary, but it might turn out to be interesting.