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Movie Review: Mud

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is something both engaging and unique about Jeff Nichols' plain-spoken tale of youngsters learning hard lessons about the nature of love and the darker side of the adult world.

First Nighter: Jessica Chastain as 'The Heiress' -- or Not

David Finkle | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's as simple as this: If you've got a play called The Heiress, it's absolutely obligatory that whoever assumes the eponymous role is utterly persuasive. Unfortunately, that's not the case at the Walter Kerr.

Actress Jessica Chastain Has The Help to Get Her Award Noms

Brad Balfour | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When actress Jessica Chastain attended the Sundance Film Festival more than a year ago, making the rounds for the film Take Shelter, she spoke on a pa...

Add These to Your Oscars List...

Emma Seligman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Emma Seligman

Although there were some fantastic films I didn't expect to see on the nomination lists, like Midnight in Paris, I'm going to put in my two cents for the names that weren't called.

Top Ten Movies of 2011

Farihah Zaman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

2011 was the rare and beautiful year that was so packed with surprising and innovative films, it was seriously difficult to boil it down to just ten.

Michael Shannon Does Super Adorable Things

Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment

If you've seen this fall's indie gem "Take Shelter" or the HBO hit "Boardwalk Empire," there is no doubt that you've been overwhelmed by Michael Shann...

WATCH: 2011's Best Movies Weren't Made By Studios

John Lopez | Posted 02.28.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Let's just be honest: 2011 hasn't been the best year for film. However, it did have some bright spots, found in the tiniest theater of the multiplex, like stray quarters in the couch cushions.

Surprise Films Getting Major Award Nods

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The silent movie "The Artist" and the doomsday drama "Take Shelter" led the Spirit Awards honoring independent film on Tuesday with fiv...

Leonard Maltin's Top Indie Films To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The early fall has not proven to be a prime time for movies, so far, with quantity outpacing quality by a country mile. But if you search the nooks an...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Jeff Nichols on Take Shelter

Dan Persons | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Roland Emmerich's been making disaster films since time can remember, yet for all his besetting humans with floods, fires, and earthquakes, he's never managed to make something as resonant, affecting, and powerful as Take Shelter.

Movie Review: Take Shelter

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Moody and portentous, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter stars the actor who may be our most readily accessible force of darkness at this point in cinematic history: Michael Shannon.

Take Shelter in Times of Terror and Tornadoes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The summer has felt like a Jessica Chastain festival: to name two, she stars as a decidedly unconventional Southern housewife in The Help and a Mossad secret agent in The Debt.