By Max Gladstone on November 6, 2013
Now that movie audiences can "speak superhero," the stories filmmakers tell are getting more ambitious.
By Harris O'Malley on November 1, 2013
A new movie about tabletop gaming sheds light on the battle for the soul of geekdom.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on November 1, 2013
Gavin Hood's taken the grand and terrible story of Orson Scott Card's 'Ender's Game' and made it look much smaller on the big screen.
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By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 25, 2013
A.O. Scott's explanation why he let his kids watch an NC-17 movie is a reminder that there are rewards as well as risks for kids in challenging culture.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 21, 2013
'12 Years A Slave' is the rare movie that prioritizes a black man's character development over the growth of the white people who might learn from him.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 17, 2013
Wes Anderson's tended to put men of color in the corners of his stories. In 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' one takes center stage for the first time.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 16, 2013
Charlie Hunnam's decision to drop out of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' highlights a dilemma for any actor who takes the role-he's going to be treated like a woman.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 7, 2013
Justice Antonin Scalia isn't entirely wrong that pop culture's homogenized in ways that are unfortunate. But he's missing some of the point of great art.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 4, 2013
The experiences of director Kimberly Peirce and conductor Marin Alsop are reminders that women in arts face the same challenges as all women in leadership.
'Gravity' is terrific not just because of how it looks, but what it says about life on the ground.