It makes you wonder why they even bothered.
In the new Amy Schumer comedy, the road to empowerment leads straight to the cash register.
The films I couldn’t stop thinking or talking about.
Casey Affleck stars as a man buckling under the weight of his traumatic past.
Oliver Stone tells the Snowden story, Nate Parker tells the Nat Turner story, and Ewan McGregor tries to tell Philip Roth’s story, plus other highlights.
Eleven-year-old Mae Ya Carter Ryan has a voice that sounds decades older than she is. People are starting to listen.
Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz is the tale of a painful love triangle
Michelle Williams stars as Marilyn Monroe in this British drama, screening as part of the Chicago International Film Festival.
Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling’s disintegrating marriage in “Blue Valentine” was too raw for the MPAA until distributor Harvey Weinstein intervened. It opens Friday 1/7.
Surveying the 2009 best- (and worst- ) dressed lists.
The New York Times critic appears this weekend at KAM Isaiah Israel in Hyde Park. Also this week: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Tokyo Sonata” opens at Music Box; So Yong Kim’s “Treeless Mountain” closes the Asian American Showcase; and Kelly Reichardt’s “Wendy and Lucy” makes a curtain call at Facets.
At the Toronto film festival, Kelly Reichardt presents her heart-rending indie drama Wendy and Lucy.