The second day of the Cannes Film Festival saw filmmakers from around the world telling weighty stories of war, death, and forbidden love.
The treacly Grace Kelly biopic opened Cannes to a less-than-thrilled response.
History's greatest on-screen creatures embodied specific human fears. With luck, Gareth Edwards's Godzilla will save us from today's glut of bland, interchangeable CGI beasts.
The artistic director of the prestigious film festival responds to accusations that the event is insular, sexist, and stodgy.
Yes, the genre has produced few true classics and many duds. But it's young. Give it time.
Jon Favreau's indie comedy Chef is pitched at foodies—but it has a lot of smart, refreshingly positive things to say about Twitter, too.
The Zac Efron/Seth Rogen vehicle is a premise in search of a plot.
A horror in Bruce Wayne's childhood created the Dark Knight. Did a real-life childhood horror create Bruce Wayne?
Haters have a point: Lucas's movies are shoddily made. But that's part of why they're great.
The overstuffed sequel to Marc Webb's 2012 reboot collapses under its own weight.
Unlike superheroes, do-gooder reporters aren't supposed to lie all the time.
At the dawn of social media, Tina Fey created a (very funny) tale that could be remixed and shared endlessly.
Little is known about newcomer Daisy Ridley, but today's news hints that Episode VII may not do much to improve the old films' famous gender gap.
Steven Knight’s one-man film offers Tom Hardy one of his best roles to date.
As much as the genre imagines the future, it also remixes the past—often by envisioning Western-style imperialism visited on the Western world.
By preaching acceptance and questioning gender, the company's kids films offer a queer-studies crash course.
Wally Pfister pits good against technology in a directorial debut full of meaningless symbolism.
Released 20 years ago, Richard Curtis's shockingly successful romantic comedy managed to evoke real life with bumbling characters who defied stereotypes.
Some critics and fans argue that the once-maligned 1995 film is actually a masterwork of self-aware parody. But they've missed the ugly message at the movie's heart.
The propagandistic Kevin Costner movie inadvertently highlights just how much pro football doesn't live up to its own ideals.