Steven Spielberg’s first foray into motion capture filmmaking turns the legendary boy journalist and globe-trotting adventurer of the early graphic novels of Herge into a big screen hero.
Philip Kaufman story of the original NASA astronauts is *the* American epic of the last great frontier and a genuinely romantic take on the first generation of space cowboys.
The fantastical adventure from Pixar is a film of whimsy and wonder, mixing Jules Verne imagination with the bubble-gum colors of a children’s picture book and Pixar’s trademark bouncy humor, all stirred with memories of childhood dreams.
John Huston’s final film is one of his most exquisite works, a perfect cinematic short story and a beautiful adaptation of James Joyce.
Steve Martin is the sloppy, brash American con man who tramples through the carefully guarded French Riviera territory of elegant charlatan Michael Caine in this hilarious comedy from director Frank Oz.
As loving and perceptive a tribute to the power and legacy of movies as I’ve ever seen, Satoshi Kon’s animated drama Millennium Actress (Japan, 2001) deftly weaves history and film and memory into an imaginative meditation on way the movies become a part of our lives. It’s Not exactly the first thing you’d expect from […]
There isn’t another rock documentary in the world like The Kids Are Alright (1979). This is no familiar biographical narrative or historical overview talking about their generation, but a scrappy, vibrant musical portrait painted in the bold colors of rock itself: impassioned lyrics, power chords, crashing drums and smashing guitars. Die-hard fans of The Who […]