Penguins of Madagascar
The pacing is so zany, the jokes are so rapid-fire and the sight gags are so inspired that it’s impossible not to get caught up…
A tense World War II thriller about a stellar team of Brits who cracked Nazi Germany’s Enigma code
An appreciation of Nastassja Kinski, on the occasion of a tribute to her at the Film Society at Lincoln Center from November 27-December 3, 2014.
An interview with Jürgen Fauth, longtime film critic for About.com, and author of the anthology "Raves."
A review of the new Criterion release of Monte Hellman's "The Shooting" and "Ride in the Whirlwind."
Balder and Dash
A tribute to Jessica Lange on her acceptance of the Kirk Douglas Award.
An interview with Richard Zoglin, author of the definitive biography of Bob Hope.
An interview with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley on "The Imitation Game."
A piece on Mystery Science Theater 3000's "Turkey Day Collection."
An interview with Benedict Cumberbatch.
A review of "The Twilight Zone: The 5th Dimension" Limited Edition DVD set.
A piece on two new Shirley Clarke restorations, "Portrait of Jason" and "Ornette: Made in America".
A report on films that screened at the 2014 San Diego Asian Film Festival.
How "Maleficent" subverts Christian symbolism; A crash course in diva; Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly on "The Homestretch"; "Sports Night" was Aaron Sorkin at his best; Peter Erskine on "Whiplash."
A regular feature on the newest Blu-ray, On Demand, and streaming offerings, including "Mood Indigo," "Tammy," "Jersey Boys," "20,000 Days on Earth," "It Happened One Night," and more.
A report on "Song of the Sea" and "Over Your Dead Body" at the 2014 AFI Fest.
Balder and Dash
An obituary for Mike Nichols.