British filmmaker Mike Leigh talks about his long career of making movies that capture the socio-political zeitgeist of difficult times through the lived experiences of ordinary people.
We spoke with the screenwriter-turned-auteur about Anomalisa and just how hard it is to shoot a stop-motion animated scene of two puppets doing it.
The much-loved British actor appeared in only a handful of short films. Most recently, he used his trademark creepiness and subtlety to play a stalker of sorts in Ben Ockrent and Jake Russell's 2013 drama Dust.
Alan Rickman, the 69-year-old actor who was beloved for his roles in Die Hard and the Harry Potter franchises, has passed on after a struggle with cancer.
In 2015, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Mexico—nearly all the major markets for commercial surrogacy—banned the practice for foreigners. But the global demand isn't going anywhere.
Is the current occupation in Oregon an active armed insurgency, or a bunch of dudes camping in a backwoods visitor center?
Would I be able to survive a bear attack, make a fire, build a stretcher, and stalk prey? In a word, no.
It's not surprising that the musician famous for Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, and the Thin White Duke was also a pretty great actor.
We appreciate the sentiment, Leo, but budgets and greenlights would be helpful.
The beloved and profane but painfully short-lived HBO series will return in the form of a movie.
Colombian director Ciro Guerra's critically acclaimed new movie tells the story of the invasion of the sacred jungle from an indigenous perspective.
David O. Russell's new film shows us that women can innovate without the egomania or excessive bro-courage that typifies the Zuckerbergs of the world.
The director's latest is a Reconstruction-era Western filled with N-bombs and berserk provocations.
From Sundance darlings to a Simpsons parody, here are the best ten short films you can watch in their entirety right now on your computer.
The best films about the future this year.
In a year packed with feminist blockbusters like Mad Max: Fury Road and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the sequel about a male stripper comes out on top.
The new animated film from director Charlie Kaufman tackles existential dread, loneliness in a world filled with people, and the sameness of human beings.
The new film is letting mainstream moviegoers know that it might not be healthy for gigantic men to ruthlessly slam their bodies into each other a whole bunch.
Dan Sully's Senka is an ominous twist on the traditional holiday narrative, following a young boy who is terrorized by a mythical Christmas beast.
John Hughes crafted a right-wing masterpiece under the guise of good, clean fun for the family.
The latest installment in the Star Wars franchise is more than just a movie, it's a nostalgia trip meant to be consumed by generations of fans primed to love it. But what about the non-fans?
Phil Tippett is the mastermind behind some of the greatest fantasy creatures and sci-fi set pieces in cinema history.
We caught up with the Hateful Eight star to talk about his penchant for Westerns, working with Tarantino, and that time Snake Plissken startled four badass guys in East St. Louis.
According to them it features "giant metal dogs," and is sort of like Adele, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Disneyland, and Top Gun.