Dvd extras
Dvd extras

The Master Builders

Three remarkable films, separated by more than 30 years, constructed by the odd, patient duo of Wallace Shawn and André Gregory.

July 29 2014 2:23 PM“We’re Not Leaving. We’re Never Leaving.”The Big Chill and the enduring power of quarter-life crisis movies.
March 19 2013 12:02 PMHow to Shoot a Serial KillerWith Badlands, Terrence Malick showed how to humanize killers without romanticizing them.
Nov. 8 2011 12:15 PMBlue Velvet, 25 Years Later
An almost unrelieved carnival of perversion, corruption, mayhem, and spectacle.
Sept. 13 2011 5:40 AMBuy the Citizen Kane Blu-rayYou haven't seen the Orson Welles classic until you've seen this newly restored version.
March 8 2011 3:01 PMDetroit Needs RobocopNow more than ever. Why a proposed statue of the tragic hero is a good idea for the Motor City.
Feb. 1 2011 10:15 AMNight Catches UsA criminally overlooked film about the legacy of the Black Power movement.
Nov. 3 2010 7:08 AMBack to Your MomHow Back to the Future made incest fun for the whole family.
Oct. 13 2010 6:59 AMCracked ActorThe film career of David Bowie.
Sept. 23 2010 7:09 AMGreed Is Bad. Bad!Gordon Gekko was supposed to be a villain. Instead, he became a Wall Street folk hero.
May 18 2010 12:25 PMDariaIt got the misfits right, but it got the popular kids right, too.
March 30 2010 9:34 AMMake Way for TomorrowGood luck not crying.
Feb. 9 2010 9:50 AMThe War TrilogyNo director has done more with rubble than Roberto Rossellini.
Jan. 19 2010 6:53 AMLife on MarsWhy Americans hated the British hit. Plus: The dumbest finale in TV history.
Dec. 16 2009 9:56 AMTrojan HorsePrime time's first countercultural hero was a palomino named Mr. Ed.
Nov. 16 2009 7:41 AMThe Easy Rider Road MapAn interactive guide.
Nov. 11 2013 11:40 PMLife in Black and WhiteFrances Ha, America’s best French New Wave film.
Nov. 15 2011 7:16 AMThe White StuffThe most overlooked film in Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors trilogy is actually the best.
Sept. 13 2011 1:00 PMThe Magnificent AmbersonsOrson Welles' original version may be lost to history, but even the compromised studio cut is a masterpiece—and it's finally on DVD.
April 7 2011 10:20 AMThe WandererWith Meek's Cutoff, Kelly Reichardt makes the case that she deserves to be considered among the best American filmmakers.
Feb. 8 2011 10:14 AMWe Need More Women Like Jane CraigBroadcast News foresaw a crisis in journalism—and in rom-coms.
Nov. 9 2010 10:12 AMThe Greatest One-Off in Movie HistoryThe Night of the Hunter, Charles Laughton's only film, influenced Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, and the Coen brothers.
Oct. 19 2010 11:24 AMThe Black CauldronIs the movie that almost killed Disney animation really that bad?
Oct. 5 2010 10:24 AMAbsence of MalickA new DVD of The Thin Red Line suggests Terrence Malick is as much a mystery to his actors and crew as he is to us.
Aug. 31 2010 10:02 AMMax HeadroomIt was ahead of its ti-ti-time.
May 4 2010 10:10 AMParanormal Activity vs. Paranormal EntityComparing the low-budget horror sensation to its even lower-budget knockoff.
March 16 2010 9:37 AMThe Complete Walker, Texas RangerFifty-one discs. Two hundred two episodes. Innumerable roundhouses.
Jan. 26 2010 11:06 AMBring It On. And On. And On.How a sleeper hit about cheerleading became a direct-to-DVD franchise. Plus: which sequel is best.
Jan. 12 2010 10:01 AMEarth AngelWhy everyone still loves Wings of Desire.
Dec. 10 2009 9:36 AMBadfellasHow Gomorrah tore up the mob-movie rulebook.
Nov. 11 2009 7:11 AMShadowsJohn Cassavetes' startling directorial debut changed American movies forever.