Twenty years ago, Pulp Fiction unapologetically sampled and remixed film history. So why did it feel so original?
New documentary After Tiller follows the four remaining late-term abortion providers in the U.S., but it spends more time with the women who come to see them.
The film portrays the man killed in the 2009 BART shooting as a full human being—a portrayal that, as the the Trayvon Martin trial reminds us, remains sadly needed.
On July 4, in France, I felt just how well Robert Altman captured our national character.
It's the best installment in Richard Linklater's romantic trilogy because it's the wisest.
Noah Baumbach's film about a kind-hearted but directionless 27-year-old woman has warmth, humor, and witty dialogue—without the obligatory kiss at the end.
Jennifer Lawrence and Natalie Portman wax poetic about Meryl; Jon Hamm has a photo of Harrison Ford on his fridge.
They may be classics now, but in their original theatrical runs, movies like Office Space, Harold and Maude, and Heathers got savaged by reviewers.
Alfred Hitchcock's creepy classic has inspired five decades' worth of scary-movie auteurs with its technical mastery, its unexpected drama, and its terrific subtlety.
The new documentary Room 237 spotlights some strange fan theories about The Shining—but are they stranger than any given "eureka" theory about a film's meaning?
Authors are notorious for hating the movie adaptations of their work, but Philip K. Dick, Dennis Lehane, Anne Rice and others found themselves pleasantly surprised.
Lynne Ramsay, who walked out on 'Jane Got a Gun' without explanation this week, isn't the first acclaimed filmmaker to suddenly quit a project.
Even if Seth McFarlane bombs, he's still got these 10 traumatic moments to compete with for worst Academy Awards performance.
Ben Affleck isn't the only lauded filmmaker with a secret history of very bad movies.
The category's dysfunctional rules have resulted in a nominee field that ignores some of the best foreign films of the year.
Some achievements in film have simply gone too long without formal recognition.
A look at the popular themes addressed by this year's crop of festival entries
The 'Deep Throat' star's biopic, which just premiered at Sundance, squanders its potential.
A low-budget comedy defeating a much-hyped historical drama by Steven Spielberg? It's happened before.
Jennifer Lawrence called acting "stupid" this week, but she's far from the first to roll her eyes at her chosen line of work.