After sharpening their blades with a pair of featherweight comedies, the Coens return to the brand of coal-black comedy perfected in "Fargo" and the noir-shadowed West Texas world of "Blood Simple."
Anyone who believes the title says it all hasn't seen writer-director Andrew Dominik's visionary treatment of Jesse James' last days, as imagined in the Ron Hansen novel of the same name.
As early as Sundance, critics were whispering Oscar in connection with Laura Linney's, Philip Seymour Hoffman's and Philip Bosco's performances in this emotional drama about two middle-aged siblings…
Over more than three decades, David Cronenberg has built an oeuvre of consistently outre works, ranging from intriguing psychological studies ("A History of Violence") to the downright insidious…
From "Wag the Dog" to "Primary Colors," Oscar loves a salacious political satire. "Charlie Wilson's War" makes George Bush's college indiscretions look like child's play compared to the kind of…
As "The Bucket List" encourages audiences to contemplate all those personal goals still left to accomplish, one can't help but wonder how many more Oscars Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman hope to…
Bet on it: There will be rats in this year's Oscar race.
"Heckler" is a claws-out look at the often brutal relationship between performers and their most vocal critics.
UFO-spotting crazies and their fellow conspiracy theorists have a friend in Dale Sweeney in "I'll Believe You," an off-kilter extraterrestrial comedy about the host of the lowest-rated AM talkradio…
In blogger-turned-screenwriter Cody's mind, "Juno" was always a comedy. It was the idea's heart that caught her by surprise. "Apparently, I was alone in thinking that the idea of an unwanted teenage…
This was the year multihyphenate Perry proved to the world what black auds already knew: He doesn't need a housedress to pull in the crowds.