I can't wait for the kids to get it when they're older, to find themselves in history class hearing about things that echo deeply-buried memories of a DreamWorks animated film they saw in 2014.
Alexander Tsebelis reviews the new film iteration of the favorite TV show Veronica Mars.
It's easy to forget, with the glut of 3D movies after Avatar, that 3D has been around a lot longer than you'd think. The early 1950s saw the first 3D craze; House of Wax is the best remembered example. But in 1954, Hitchcock made one called Dial M For Murder.
There are the controlled films—this year so controlled that they seem to vanish behind their own impenetrable outer surfaces, like candy at the hard-crack stage, almost no water left in the syrup—if you hit them they might shatter.
Alexander Tsebelis takes James Gandolfini's newest film as an opportunity for review-as-remembrance.
Alexander Tsebelis reviews Brooklyn's hidden gem of a theater, The Spectacle.
Alexander Tsebelis reviews Xan Cassavetes' new vampire thriller, Kiss of the Damned.
Alexander Tsebelis reviews writer/director Justin Zackham's new rom-com, The Big Wedding.
Alexander Tsebelis discusses the merits of Film Forum (and its various concessions), in our new series of reviews of New York City repertory theaters.
Alexander Tsebelis reviews Pablo Berger's new silent film adaptation of the Grimm classic tale Snow White, Blancanieves.
Alexander Tsebelis appraises the the City Cinemas Paris Theatre, in the first review in our new series on New York City theaters.