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Teacher’s Pet

The tabloids would have you believe that movie stardom is exclusively for young hotties, but take a look at 72-year-old Judi Dench. She spent...

Barberic Violence

People who think of musicals as light and fluffy entertainment have been surprised that Tim Burton is doing one, even though previous Burton movies...

Idiocracy

Throughout his career, Forest Whitaker has always been the nice guy. Despite his large frame, he’s never cut much of a threatening figure on...

Yes, Maugham

Mark this as one of those coincidences that occasionally pop up within the format of this page. Both The Painted Veil and The Last...

Family Coup

Four years ago Zhang Yimou made the most expensive film in Chinese history, Hero, with an estimated budget of $30 million. His latest epic, Curse...

Happily Never After

Chalk up yet another great year for Mexican filmmakers. The closely knit trio of Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro, and Alejandro González Iñárritu all...

Scent to Death

Since its publication in 1985, Patrick Süskind’s German novel Das Parfum has been hailed as an instant classic. It was also declared “unfilmable” by...

No Kids Under 18

Two years ago, Alfonso Cuarón directed a luminous adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and revitalized a movie series that might...

Top Films of 2006

While it was going on, 2006 didn’t seem to me like that great a year for movies. Only now, as I look back, do...

Company Man

If you want a big-name actor to play a colorless guy with a hole in his soul, Matt Damon is now officially your man....