Works like Nosferatu may have lost some of their fright factor over the years, but they still fascinatingly show the birth of a genre.
Though director David Fincher may over-Fincher-ize somewhat, he delivers a sleek, faithful adaptation of the bestselling thriller.
A crisis of quality in literary criticism led Robert Silvers to found The New York Review of Books—and he believes the crisis continues today, online.
A scary-vast calendar for a vast, scary genre
Where we stand, 16 movies later
A circular folk-music odyssey
Cinema's latest old guy on a rampage is a preposterously enlightened assassin—the logical culmination of Washington's career.
Have girl, will travel
The Book of Job meets 1960s Minnesota
Sex farce masquerades as a spy flick in the brothers' blackest comedy.
A triumph of immaculate execution, and their best film
For once, a genuine stinker
Get ready for tales about artists, scientists, and psychopaths.
A comedy out of balance
The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.
An intriguing noir goes astray.
Data from learning software reveals that novels surge in popularity when they're turned into films.
Homer meets Preston Sturges meets bluegrass
Raymond Chandler in a bowling alley
Disney's sequels will revive many of the filmmaking techniques of the original trilogy. Is that savvy nostalgia marketing, or an earnest challenge to the rest of the movie industry?