When good actors go bad By Stephanie Zacharek
Robin Williams is a comic genius. So why has he become unbearable?
The savage id By Michael Sragow
Camille Paglia talks about why Hitchcock has more to do with Madonna than he does with pomo theorists.
Master of imperfection By Steve Burgess
Hitchcock may have been a master of many things, but his goofy endings were like a dead cockroach found at the bottom of a near-perfect cinematic sundae.
Movie mad By Charles Taylor
The "The Blair Witch Project" directors wanted to create a film that was
"100 percent real." Why did they bother making a movie?
Shit-eating grins By Stephanie Zacharek
In defense of Adam Sandler, "South Park" and the proud tradition of poop humor.
"Star Wars" despots vs. "Star Trek" populists By David Brin
Why is George Lucas peddling an elitist, anti-democratic agenda under the guise of escapist fun?
What's wrong (and right) with "The Phantom Menace" By David Brin
A science-fiction author scours the new "Star Wars" film for signs of intelligent life.
Star What? By Toby Young
10 reasons not to see "The Phantom Menace."
Queen of the cross-dressers By Stephanie Zacharek
From the dignified decadence of "Shakespeare in Love" to the gender-bending of "Velvet Goldmine" and "Orlando," Oscar-winning costume designer Sandy Powell is remaking fashion history.
Something in the way he moves By Charles Taylor
In defense of Keanu Reeves.
"Tout Truffaut" By Charles Taylor
Rediscovering François Truffaut's films is like finding an old friend.
And the frumps are ... By Camille Paglia
The 71st Academy Awards are a parade of pomaded pretty boys and washed-out drag queens from lame movies. Where is the glamour?
Not abhorrent! By Cintra Wilson
Just when you're ready to give up on awards shows altogether, the Oscars turn out to be halfway entertaining
Paths to glory By Michael Sragow
From "Lolita" to "2001," Stanley Kubrick embodied the director as hero
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