The Muse

Albert Brooks' first three films as director, co-writer and star - Real Life (1979), Modern Romance (1981) and Lost in America (1985) - are as striking and original as any American comedies since Preston Sturges' 1940's heyday. They've set an impossibly high standard for his subsequent work. When his  ...

My Architect: A Son’s Journey

Online references on Louis I. Kahn My Architect: A Son's Journey is a documentary film directed by Nathaniel Kahn, the illegitimate son fathered by architect Louis I. Kahn with the second of two sequential extramarital liaisons that he formed during his life. (There was  ...

My Best Fiend

In this intriguing documentary, German director Werner Herzog retraces his steps behind the scenes of several of his well-known films, including Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo, to offer a personal portrait of his "dearest enemy" or "best fiend", the actor Klaus Kinski, who starred in five of  ...

My Dog Skip

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Time is a benevolent filter, it cushions our memories. A World War II veteran can calmly explain how he picked up a live grenade in 1944 and threw it back at that machine-gun nest. But while time can  ...

My Life So Far

There always will be coming of age stories. Since childhood and the "formative years" universally constitute perhaps a quarter of the human experience, at least in terms of time, it seems likely that there will always be writers and filmmakers who will draw on that experience and share it  ...

My Name is Joe

. CV has been a Ken Loach fan for some time now, remembering not only his films focused on the lives of working class people (Riff-Raff, Ladybird Ladybird) but also his fine Spanish Civil War movie, Land and Freedom. All of these films suffered the treatment afforded a great  ...

My Son the Fanatic

My Son the Fanatic is a story about a stable family man whose life comes unraveled all at once. It doesn’t matter that these things rarely happen in reality because it’s so tantalizing to wonder what it would be like to wake up to a new life -  ...

Mystery, Alaska

The good news about Mystery, Alaska is that you aren’t going to have to fight any crowds to see it. The bad news is that Carter Burwell’s triumphal score is played far too loudly to sleep through it. Mystery is a Frankenstein flick cobbled together from all those underdog  ...

The Mummy Returns

The title says it all: the mummy returns, bringing with him the Curse of the Summer Movie Sequel. Those who enjoyed 1999's The Mummy are unlikely to be disappointed, as this return engagement by the ancient Egyptian Imhotep plays like a louder, more crowded rerun of its predecessor (itself  ...

Mystery Men

Mystery Men takes place in a mysterious time in a mysterious city, a city with strange satellites orbiting around futuristic skyscrapers and billboards in every language. Everything suggests a world where Earthlings have become one with each other's culture, or perhaps there is only one culture left.  ...