Andrew Dominik’s last movie, 2007’s “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” was an elegiac deconstruction of the Western. His latest, “Killing Them Softly,” takes the same approach to the gangster film. There’s violence aplenty, but once again Dominik is fascinated by something far ...
This shattering period drama’s Movie-of-the-Week feel is elevated by Cumming’s powerful performance and a compelling social commentary.
Endlessly quotable and hilariously deadpan, this end-of-the-world movie benefits from its cast—including Julia Stiles, David Cross, and America Ferrera—and its characters’ seemingly endless variations on navel-gazing selfishness.
Although set in a low-income neighborhood’s drug world, this powerful film starring Common lays bare the universal despair when childhood dreams are shattered.
Actor-writer-director Alex Karpovsky stars in "Rubberneck" and "Supporting Characters" at Tribeca, and has a recurring role on HBO's "Girls."
Three critics groups announce winners.
Tim Grierson reviews "Trishna," "Alps," "Farewell, My Queen," "The Imposter," and "Ballplayer: Pelotero."
Film critic Tim Grierson is attending the Cannes Film Festival for the first time. For Backstage, he’ll be filing occasional diary entries about his thoughts and impressions of the granddaddy of all film festivals.
From Ben Affleck in "Argo" to Hugh Jackman in "Les Miz" to Denzel Washington in "Flight," Backstage takes a look at the standout performances of leading men in film this year.
During my time here in Cannes, I have to say I’ve really come to enjoy the early-hours routine. Then again, I confess to being a morning person.