City of God (Cidade de Deus)

Jamoca Chocolate Kahlua Cake Few movies attain the greatness of a genuinely profound experience that lingers on permanently in the cultural consciousness. Films like The Seventh Seal, Citizen Kane, or Ikiru, to arbitrarily list a  ...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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Dr. T and the Women

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Robert Altman has been one of America’s most visible contrarians for more than thirty years now; the man is possessed by the same perverse imp that’s so  ...

Flawless

What do you get when you cross a stroke-ridden security guard with a flamboyant drag queen? The punchline is Flawless, one of the low points of the holiday movie season so far. Appropriately for a Thanksgiving release, writer-director Joel  ...

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

In 1947 the Brooklyn Dodgers broke baseball's color barrier when they brought Jackie Robinson into the major leagues. The same year saw the retirement of Hank Greenberg who was the first great Jewish superstar. Hank consoled Jackie that year,  ...

High Fidelity

Noting that pop music is a lot about heartbreak, misery, and loss, Rob (John Cusack) addresses the movie audience directly and muses, "Do I like pop music because I'm miserable or am I miserable because I listen to pop  ...

The Inheritors

The Inheritors is the second film by writer-director Stefan Ruzowitzky, the first to find distributorship in the United States. It is a work that would be a credit to a far more experienced film maker, powered by a  ...

Journey from the Fall

The fall in Journey from the Fall refers to the fall of Saigon in 1975, a tumultuous time when American forces withdrew in defeat and American allies among the Vietnamese were left to cope with the conquering North Vietnamese  ...

The Legend of Bagger Vance

Twenty years ago, Robert Redford's directorial career began at a zenith when his first effort, Ordinary People, won Oscars for best picture, director, supporting actor and adapted screenplay. His subsequent films have been a varied lot but usually have  ...

The Limey

The Limey is a suspense movie directed by Steven Soderbergh (sex, lies and videotape) with a screenplay by Lem Dobbs. Lovers of film noir will remember Fred C. Dobbs as the tortured Humphrey Bogart character in John Huston's Treasure  ...