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Remaking Kubrick and Fassbinder: Artist Brice Dellsperger Reveals New Opus of His 28 Parts Oeuvre

Anne Couillaud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Anne Couillaud

Dellsperger's series has offered us strange and powerful film remakes. Currently on view at the Team Gallery are his versions of In a Year with 13 Moons and Eyes Wide Shut.

Exclusive Q&A: Tron: Legacy Kicks Joe Kosinski's Film Career in Motion

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When director Joseph Kosinski got the assignment to create the science fiction film Tron: Legacy, he had a lot to prove. Apparently he's succeeded well enough.

Black Swan -- A Second Time

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

As the father of a ballerina I wanted to see Black Swan again, this time with her ballet teacher of many years. It was a completely different experience.

Will Robotics Take the Art Out of Artificial Intelligence?

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Will robotics strip the potential for creating art from artificial intelligence? Although Plug and Pray has some genuinely creepy moments, it's a film that is definitely worth your attention.

PHOTOS: Stanley Hotel Designer's Historic Home Listed For $2.4m

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The famous and historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park was designed by F.O. Stanley, who also made his home in the Colorado town in 1903. The home he fas...

On the Culture Front: Notable Criterion DVD Releases

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kompanek

Criterion remains the go-to place for serious film collectors. They consistently turn out definitive special editions of new and older films alike.

Going Bump in the Night: More Prime Halloween Movie Fare

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

My own personal exploration into the movies that petrify me most inspired me to compile a fresh list of skin-crawling entries that in my view do full justice to the spirit of Halloween.

WATCH: 15 Movies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is so much better than the movie. We've all said it, we've all heard it. And we all think it's always true, that the book is better than the ...

Tony Curtis: Actor, Artist, Sex Symbol, Father and Savior of Stallions

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Natalie Pace

Without the opportunity to research Tony's 140 films, I could only name two off the top of my head (Spartacus and Some Like It Hot). He didn't care. "Don't worry, honey," Tony assured me.

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Catching Up:2001 & Avatar & Spoilers & Claustrophobia

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Maybe you missed our free-form follow up to the Cinefantastique Podcast last week. Then again, maybe you have a life. In any case, we didn't manage to...

Classic "Under the Radar" Gangster Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

2010-08-16-underworld.jpg Crime has not just been good to the criminals; it's been awfully good to Hollywood as well.

The Killer Inside Me: Can Battering Women Be Entertainment?

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The violence in Killer is monotonous. I mean, after one left hook to Alba's eyeball, we kinda get the point about Ford, do we need to see more? The complete disassembling of a face from soup to nuts?

Presidential Pictures: Top Movies About The Top Job

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the sheer scale and complexity of the Presidency in modern times, it's no surprise that a host of great films have explored the nature of our country's highest office.

The Heist Picture

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Great heist movies work by tying us to the unfortunate characters who populate them, and investing us in the outcome of their attempts to reach the same pot of gold so many of us chase.

ReelzChannel: 7 Other Reasons to Stay Dirty

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This year Hitchcock's Psycho turns 50. We honor the occasion with a list of horrific bathroom scenes.

The Top Father/Son Movie Stars, Bar None

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

With advance apologies to Lloyd and Jeff Bridges, Henry and Peter Fonda, Martin and Charlie Sheen, this special designation belongs to Kirk and Michael Douglas.

What Can Cannes Do?

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

In the midst of the hysteria, disappointments, and madcap media free-for-all that has become integral to Cannes, remember Visconti's The Leopard.

Movie Review: Green Zone

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Green Zone is a movie which, given a stronger sense of purpose, might have recounted exactly those failings and shown in stark relief how we were hoodwinked into war.

ReelzChannel: Top Ten "Uh, That Didn't Go as Planned" Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a basic tenet of good storytelling that whatever plans your characters put into action, it can't hurt if things don't go quite as smoothly as anticipated.

Shutter Island: Martin Scorsese's Eyes Wide Shut

David Bourgeois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

I see the same critics who are blasting Shutter Island today as the ones who'll rethink their initial scorn and see the film for what it is: an unconventional spellbinding psychological thriller.

ReelzChannel: The Top Ten "No Escape" Scenarios

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the new movie Frozen, a group of fun-loving snowboarders -- played by Shawn Ashmore, Emma Bell, and Kevin Zegers -- get stuck on a chair lift. As t...

The Shining: Scariest Hallowe'en Book -- and Movie! -- Ever

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rachel Sklar

The Shining, which I read at 12, taught me to fear hotel room bathtubs, what a topiary was, why you can't forget about the boiler, and the phrase "officious little prick."

Full Metal Racket: Consider This Ed Harris' Just Say No-No

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

During an impressive career in which he's played the good (The Right Stuff), the bad (Pollock) and the hideously ugly (A History of Violence), Ed Harris has no regrets.

The Alarming Decline Of Expressive Language, In Life and On Film

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Even as today's high school and college students are pushed harder in school, they cannot write an essay or use descriptive language nearly as fluently as their parents and grandparents could.

The Secret History of Kubrick, the Blog Theme That Changed the Internet

Tina Daunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tina Daunt

Kubrick, the template that launched millions of beautiful blogs and helped transform the Internet, will be retired mid-year as the default theme for the popular WordPress blogging platform.