The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 8: In praise of Chris Rock’s Top Five, the funniest (and most timely) comedy of the year.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 6: You’ve cornered me into admitting I didn’t find Boyhood’s Ellar Coltrane that interesting.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 4: In praise of the tender, preternaturally cool vampire Tilda Swinton in Only Lovers Left Alive.
The Movie ClubEntry 16: If 12 Years wins Best Picture, it will be one of the strangest films to do so in a long time.
The Movie ClubEntry 10: The worst Oscar snub: No nomination for Sarah Polley’s extraordinary Stories We Tell.
The Movie ClubEntry 4: Her isn’t an indictment of beta-male wussiness—it’s about men and women who’ve forgotten how to be intimate.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 7: Everyone sees a little of himself in Boyhood’s Mason. But is he actually a character at all?
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 5: Critics and audiences loved Beyond the Lights. Too bad no one can see it.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 3: Cheerfully mansplaining why the gender politics of Gone Girl are more complicated than you think.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 1: The Interview was both an inspirational and terrible end to a weird movie year.
The Movie ClubEntry 11: I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars.
The Movie ClubEntry 5: The gratifyingly frank, unprurient, smokin’ hot middle-aged lesbian sex of Concussion.
The Movie ClubEntry 3: Memo to modern men: Be less like Joaquin Phoenix in Her, more like Ethan Hawke in Before Midnight.
The Movie ClubEntry 1: Was Wolf of Wall Street a critique of capitalist privilege or a feast on the goodies such privilege can buy?