films

Watch The Horrible Beauty Of “The Eyes Of Hitchcock”

I’d say that “The Eyes of Hitchcock” from video essayist kogonada is right in time for Halloween season, but let’s be real, here, Hitchcock season is all year round. My…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

This Haunting Film Of A Burning Piano Mourns Simpler Times

“Deconstructed Piano,” an eery film by Austrian filmmaker Laurin Dopfner, is meant to represent “the gradual destruction of instrumental music through digital sound generators.” A piano is burned to the…

Claire Hannum | September 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm

The Stevie Nicks Documentary Of My Dreams

“In Your Dreams,” the Stevie Nicks documentary of my dreams, will be premiering at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 12. The cameras followed the Gold Dust Woman during…

Ami Angelowicz | September 18, 2012 - 8:30 am

9 Actors Who Went Too Far For Roles

As a former actress, I feel twitchy when I hear that an actor uses the Method. What that means essentially, is that the actor feels they need to immerse themselves…

Ami Angelowicz | August 29, 2012 - 10:00 am

Ang Lee’s “Life Of Pi” Trailer Is Here

Let me just say that I approve of Yann Martel’s The Life of Pi being adapted by Ang Lee. He makes such visually arresting films and this one looks like…

Ami Angelowicz | July 25, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Director Hopeful Wants Ryan Gosling For “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Bret Easton Ellis is the newest director being tossed into the ring to helm the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation and he’s suggesting everyone’s favorite first love, Ryan Gosling, for…

Celeb Dirty Laundry | June 11, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Prada Produces An Aesthetically Pleasing Short Film Directed By Roman Polanski

High fashion films have a track record of being consistently gorgeous. I’m not talking about, say, “The Devil Wears Prada” (though I will never not argue that it’s one of…

Rachel Krause | May 23, 2012 - 11:20 am

Are We Ready For The Documentary About Pedophilia?

For the first time, there’s a documentary that examines the global impact of pedophilia from a sociocultural and historical perspective. “Are All Men Pedophiles?”, which has screened at various festivals…

Ami Angelowicz | May 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

11 Stars Who’ve Played Hookers With Hearts Of Gold

Nicole Scherzinger will officially be cleansed of her girl group roots. The former Pussycat Doll singer has signed on to star as history’s most famous prostitute, Mary Magdalene, in the…

Ami Angelowicz | May 9, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Jennifer Lawrence In Talks To Star In “The Glass Castle”

If you haven’t already read the 2005 memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, pick it up or download it ASAP. It is seriously one of the most riveting books…

Ami Angelowicz | April 24, 2012 - 1:40 pm

What Are We Thinking About Woody Allen’s New Rom-Com, “To Rome With Love”?

In my opinion, Woody Allen films are hit or miss. I either love them or hate them. I was personally a big fan of “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Midnight In…

Ami Angelowicz | April 5, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Watch The “Rock Of Ages” Trailer

I saw “Rock Of Ages” when it was a tiny Off Broadway show. And then I saw it (a few times) in its bigger Broadway incarnation. I can safely say…

Ami Angelowicz | April 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

10 Football Films Both You And Your Guy Will Love

Whether you’re into the sport or not, football movies can be the perfect rental compromise between you and your guy. He’ll love the game day suspense, action-packed scenes, and inspirational…

Pop Sugar | February 5, 2012 - 11:30 am

They Was Robbed — 8 Stars Who Were Overlooked By The Oscars

The 2012 Academy Awards nominees were announced today, and while many of the movies and actors who made the list were as-expected, there were several expected names left off the…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 11:00 am

14 Great Films To Netflix In 2012

We’re not movie critics, but we are movie-a-holics. We watch tons and tons of movies (that’s what you do when it’s freezing in New York and you don’t want to…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2011 - 2:00 pm

13 Of Our Favorite Food Flicks

Sometimes watching a good food movie is just as satisfying as the food itself. Living vicariously through the golden ticket winners in “Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory” has been…

Ami Angelowicz | November 7, 2011 - 9:00 am

10 Ladies Who Have Cross-Dressed For Roles

Believe it or not, this stately gentleman is actually Glenn Close. This photo is from her new film, “Albert Nobbs,” the story of an Englishwoman in the 1800s who dressed as…

Ami Angelowicz | October 15, 2011 - 12:00 pm

9 Films Featuring Underage Nude Scenes

Hailee Steinfeld’s appearance in “True Grit” earned her Hollywood’s respect. Her next role may earn her some controversy. In Julian Fellowes’ adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet,” Hailee will do a…

Ami Angelowicz | June 7, 2011 - 10:00 am

I’m Secretly Excited To See “Never Say Never”

I thought I was immune to the charms of boy idol, Justin Bieber, and then I saw the trailer for his new movie “Never Say Never.” It’s like “8…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Female Movie Directors Kick Ass In The Boys’ Club

When I found out that the director of “The Hurt Locker”—a testosterone-rific movie about a team of soldiers disarming roadside bombs in Iraq—was directed by a woman, I wanted to…

Daniela Guernica | July 20, 2009 - 7:00 pm
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