It’s become something of a rite of passage for maverick filmmakers: biting the hand that feeds them. Sooner or later,…
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By the time Frenzy was released in 1972, Alfred Hitchcock was in something of a slump. While Marnie had its…
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When Goodfellas debuted on movie screens in the fall of 1990, it felt like one last glorious burst for the…
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The Hughes Brothers are fascinated with bad guys. Their startling debut, Menace II Society, depicted inner city thug life with…
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AntiTrust is that rarity among Hollywood films, a perfect match of form and content. This is no compliment: the story…
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If mechanical shark effects and John Williams’ relentless theme music were all it had going for it, Jaws still might…
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Proving once again that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, more than a few people are feeling the burn from Michael…
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African Nights: True Stories from the author of I Dreamed of Africa (2000), Kuki Gallmann From the opening swells of…
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If and when we daydream about being miraculously endowed with super-powers, how many of us fantasize about using our new…
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Watching Groove is like being at a party where you don’t know anyone, don’t really meet anyone interesting, and don’t…
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If holiday movies were presents under the Christmas tree, The Family Man would be your Aunt Ethel’s fruitcake: sickly sweet…
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