The new Jason Statham film isn't about war, but it uses wartime insecurities as an excuse to break bones and blow stuff up.
Lewis's clever pantomime from The Errand Boy has lived on in Family Guy spoofs and fan-made YouTube reenactments 52 years later.
"I did not want to have to entertain any of the likely responses from someone who could not see themselves in the skin of the enslaved men and women on the screen."
Like the first Hunger Games film, Catching Fire has a refreshingly unflustered, no-big-deal attitude toward the fact that Jennifer Lawrence is taller than her male costar.
Might NBC's live version make the authoritarian von Trapp dad a bit more touchy-feely?
The second installment of the franchise is a substantial improvement over the first.
Directors keep trying to show all the things the famous Zapruder footage missed, but they only end up revealing truths about their times.
The film depicts one man standing up against a corrupt bureaucracy—absent the Reagan-era political context that made it that way.
Reading is good. Nazis are bad.
Asking whether a new Swedish rating system based on the Bechdel test can evaluate a film's feminism exposes the problems with labeling a film "feminist" in the first place.
To claim that equality is the natural order is to forget the entire history of feminism.
Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston elevate the peculiar sci-fi/fantasy hybrid above the original.
Fans should be thrilled that the studio's experimenting with its deep, diverse roster of characters.
The sci-fi film's self-aware satire went unrecognized by critics when it came out 16 years ago. Now, some are finally getting the joke.
The mom-and-pop stores that preceded the now-dead rental chain had character–but made you bring the videos back the very next day.
A chat about the cultural significance of late fees and blue boxes
Her performance as rancher Leslie Lynnton dismantled stereotypes about women and minorities when it graced screens nearly 60 years ago.
Giving history's most influential women the sparkly-gown treatment, as artist David Trumble has, doesn't trivialize them—it celebrates them.
They're also the most frustrating. But those lingering, uneventful close-ups are necessary groundwork to appreciate the film's most emotionally charged moments.
The beloved book's children-versus-adults premise takes on new relevance in film, where it dispels notions that youth today are entitled, technology-dependent narcissists.