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GUY AT THE MOVIES

GENTLE GEORGE CLOONEY STARING A GOAT TO DEATH? YOU BETCHA! GET THE BLEAT ON ‘THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS, PLUS OTHER NOVEMBER 2009 RELEASES

HOW CROOKED CAN A COP BE? SEE NICOLAS CAGE IN 'THE BAD LIEUTENANT' AND FIND OUT

FASHION ICON TOM FORD MAKES HIS DIRECTORIAL DEBUT WITH A FILM ABOUT A MAN MOURNING THE LOSS OF HIS MALE LOVER

WHY IS JUDD APATOW, THE MAN WHO GAVE US '40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN,' 'KNOCKED UP' AND SO MANY MORE RAUNCHY ROMPS, CLAIMING 'FUNNY PEOPLE' IS ONLY HIS THIRD FILM?

IS SACHA BARON COHEN'S 'BRUNO' FUNNY? YES, BUT ACCORDING TO THE NEW YORK TIMES' A. O. SCOTT, THE JOKE IS ON YOU

WILL KEVIN SPACEY GET BIG AGAIN WITH 'SHRINK,' A TALE OF DRUGS & BOOZE-FUELED HOLLYWOOD? READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW FOR A CLUE

CELEBRATING CARY GRANT, A COOL, SEXY EVERYMAN WHO REMAINS A MYSTERY

A SUPER BIRTHDAY PRESENT FROM MOMA & THE NEW YORK CRITICS CIRCLE--FROM MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN TO LA DOLCE VITA

QUENTIN TARANTINO DID NOT CARRY HOME A PRIZE AT CANNES FOR 'INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS,' BUT SOMEONE IN THE FILM WON THE BEST ACTOR AWARD--AND IT WASN'T BRAD PITT. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE FESTIVAL WINNERS

THE BUZZ FOR JAMES CAMERON'S 'AVATAR' HAS BECOME A ROAR...WILL THE 3-D EPIC DO FOR ITS YOUNG AUSSIE STAR WHAT CAMERON'S 'TITANIC' AND 'TERMINATOR' DID FOR LEO AND ARNIE?

BEA ARTHUR--THE WAY SHE WAS...GUY FLATLEY'S 1972 TV GUIDE COVER STORY ON THE WOMAN WHO HAD JUST BECOME 'MAUDE'

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN DIRECTS HIMSELF AS A DREADLOCKED POT-ADDICT IN 'JACK GOES BOATING.' LET'S HOPE HE DOESN'T SINK

MIKE NICHOLS, THE MAN WASN'T AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF--OR LIZ TAYLOR--RECEIVES A SALUTE FROM MOMA

YOU GET NOTHING BUT THE NEW--FROM A PALESTINIAN WOMAN WHO SERVES BURGERS AT A WHITE CASTLE TO A CRAZED ACTOR WHO LITERALLY PUTS HIS SOUL IN DEEP FREEZE--AT THE NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS SERIES

SLUMDOG WAS VOTED BEST IN SHOW...CHECK OUT ALL OF THE OSCAR WINNERS

KATE WINSLET--THE WINNINGEST GOLDEN GLOBES WINNER OF ALL

AT THE NEW YORK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS, THEY ALL TOASTED 'MILK'

A CRITICS ROUNDUP OF 2008'S BEST MOVIES...FROM WALL-E TO SLUMDOG TO NIXON

THE NBR AWARDS...EASTWOOD & HATHAWAY GO TO THE HEAD OF THE CLASS

LIZA MINNELLI IS READY FOR HER COMEBACK, SUGGESTS CHARLES ISHERWOOD IN THE NEW YORK TIMES ... JUST AS THE YOUNG 'CABARET' STAR WAS READY FOR HER OSCAR WHEN GUY FLATLEY INTERVIEWED HER IN 1972

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO CHEATS ON KATE WINSLET IN A 'REVOLUTIONARY' LOVE STORY...READ THE VARIETY REVIEW

WILL THIS BE THE YEAR MERYL STREEP TAKES HOME TWO 'BEST ACTRESS' GOLDEN GLOBES?

'THE CLASS' IS A FIRST-CLASS FILM ABOUT A TEACHER'S CLASH WITH HIS STUDENTS...READ GUY FLATLEY'S 4-STAR REVIEW

IN VENICE...THE COEN BROTHERS, JONATHAN DEMME AND THE ANSWER TO 'WHATEVER HAPPENED TO MICKEY ROURKE?'

IN NEW YORK...A FESTIVAL THAT GOES FROM THE FRAGILITY OF THE CLASSROOM TO THE SAVAGERY OF THE WRESTLING RING

MOVIE STAR VS ROCK STAR...SEE JAMIE LEE CURTIS IMPALE VP WANNABE SARAH PALIN!

FROM 'SCARFACE' TO 'BRINGING UP BABY' TO 'THE BIG SLEEP,' HOWARD HAWKS WAS A MAN FOR ALL GENRES--READ ABOUT BAM'S AMBITIOUS SALUTE TO THIS GREAT DIRECTOR

THE ART FILM IS NOT A THING OF THE PAST...HERE ARE 10 CURRENT EXAMPLES THAT NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC STEPHEN HOLDEN URGES YOU TO SEE

IN 'PUBLIC ENEMIES,' JOHNNY DEPP IS JOHN DILLINGER AND CHRISTIAN BALE IS MELVIN PURVIS. CAN YOU GUESS WHO PLAYS THE RED-HOT AND RABID J. EDGAR HOOVER?

OVER 50 AND STILL GOING STRONG...FULL DETAILS ON NEW FILMS STARRING DIANE KEATON, SUSAN SARANDON, MERYL STREEP, BARBRA STREISAND, MICHELLE PFEIFFER, JESSICA LANGE, DEBRA WINGER, JUDI DENCH, SOPHIA LOREN, HELEN MIRREN AND MORE

CELEBRATING LINDSAY ANDERSON AND MALCOLM McDOWELL...THEIR LONG FRIENDSHIP BEGAN WITH A VERY BIG 'IF...'

FROM RHAPSODIC TO SCATHING, HERE'S WHAT TOP CRITICS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THE DARK KNIGHT AND HIS JOKEY PLAYMATE

CLOONEY, JOLIE, PITT, ANISTON, DiCAPRIO, KIDMAN, CRUISE, ADAMS, DEPP, JOHANSSON, CROWE, STREEP, BLANCHETT, BLACK, WINSLET & JACKMAN ... FOR FULL DETAILS ON THEIR NEW FILMS, CHECK OUT 'STAR TURNS.'

JULIA ROBERTS & CLIVE OWEN, SO HOT TOGETHER IN MIKE NICHOLS' 'CLOSER,' GET EVEN HOTTER AND CLOSER IN TONY GILROY'S NEW PSYCHO-POLITICAL THRILLER

THE COMEBACK PREZ: JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU'D SEEN THE LAST OF GEORGE W. BUSH, OLIVER STONE IS BRINGING HIM ON AGAIN IN A BOLD, WARTS & ALL, DOCUDRAMA

CLINT EASTWOOD: THE OLDER HE GETS, THE BETTER HE DIRECTS...READ TODD McCARTHY'S VARIETY REVIEW OF 'CHANGELING'

A FIGHTER IN THE WAR AGAINST FASCISM IN AMERICA? YES, THE WARRIOR WAS DALTON TRUMBO AND HE FOUGHT IN THE FIFTIES. READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW OF 'TRUMBO' ... PLUS GUY'S 1970 INTERVIEW WITH TRUMBO

WHAT'S PLAYING AT THE CANNES FESTIVAL? A WOODY ALLEN LOVE STORY, AN INDIANA JONES ADVENTURE AND A CHE GUEVARA DOUBLE BILL

IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A PLANE, IT'S ROBERT DOWNEY JR! AND HE'S SOARING MIGHTILY AS A LETHAL FLYING MACHINE IN 'IRON MAN.'

A BREATHTAKING FIVE-WEEK SALUTE TO THE MAVERICK WHO GAVE US 'BREATHLESS' ... PLUS GUY FLATLEY'S 1970 INTERVIEW WITH THE ONE AND ONLY JEAN-LUC GODARD

AT THE TRIBECA FESTIVAL: SINISTER U.S. VPS, CREEPY WHISTLE BLOWERS, PUSHY SURROGATE MOMS, SCREWED UP SONS, ALL-AMERICAN MASTERS OF TORTURE

THE EMBARRASSINGLY NAKED TRUTH ABOUT SARAH MARSHALL'S NERDY BOYFRIEND

CAN DENZEL WASHINGTON BE A TOUGHER COP THAN WALTER MATTHAU? WE'LL KNOW WHEN WE SEE 'THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123'...READ ABOUT THIS AND OTHER HOLLYWOOD REMAKES

CHARLTON HESTON, THE MOST AMERICAN MOSES TO EVER CLIMB THE MOUNTAIN, DIED ON APRIL 5TH AT THE AGE OF 84. READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1977 INTERVIEW WITH THE CONTROVERSIAL SUPERSTAR

'I CAN'T WAIT TO KICK ASS ON WHEELS,' SAYS 'JUNO'S' ELLEN PAGE, WHO WILL PLAY A ROLLER DERBY QUEEN UNDER THE DIRECTION OF DREW BARRYMORE. READ ABOUT 'WHIP IT!' AND TWO MORE NEW PAGE MOVIES

WAS CLARK GABLE A MAN'S MAN IN THE BEDROOM, TOO? THAT'S THE SURPRISING CLAIM MADE IN A NEW PEEPING-TOM TOME

10 YEARS AFTER 'SAVING PRIVATE RYAN,' MATT DAMON IS GOING TO WAR AGAIN. BUT THIS TIME THE BOMBS HE'LL BE DODGING ARE THE ONES EXPLODING IN IRAQ

HEY, IF HUBBY GUY RITCHIE CAN BE A BIG-TIME DIRECTOR, WHY CAN'T MADONNA? READ HOW VARIETY RATES THE BUDDING AUTEUR'S 'FILTH AND WISDOM'

THE UA PARADE: FROM CHAPLIN, PICKFORD FAIRBANKS & GRIFFITH TO SCORSESE, MONROE, THE BEATLES & JAMES BOND

PAUL DANO CAN PLAY ANYTHING--FROM THE WANNABE MUTE IN 'LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE' TO THE RABID PREACHER IN 'THERE WILL BE BLOOD.' NOW HE'S A MATTRESS SALESMAN WITH DREAMS OF BEDDING ZOOEY DESCHANEL

SEAN PENN PORTRAYS SLAIN GAY ACTIVIST HARVEY MILK IN GUS VAN SANT'S PROVOCATIVE NEW FILM

HE WAS THE BEST OF THE BAD MEN...READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1977 NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD WIDMARK

AND THE OSCAR WINNERS FOR THE BEST OF 2007 ARE...READ THE COMPLETE LIST

EDWARD ALBEE, WHO HAS TURNED 80, IS STILL TRIUMPHANT. BUT AT THE TIME GUY FLATLEY INTERVIEWED HIM IN 1971, THE CRITICS WERE SAYING THE PLAYWRIGHT WAS 'ALL OVER'

DEBRA WINGER'S BACK IN THE MOTHER-DAUGHTER GAME, PLAYING THE MOM OF A DRUG-ADDICTED MODEL ACTED BY A MADE-OVER ANNE HATHAWAY

WHEN THE GOOD DIE YOUNG--HEATH LEDGER'S DEATH, AT 28, COMES AS A BRUTAL SHOCK FOR HIS FAMILY AND FANS

THERE WAS NO BOOZY, SCHMOOZY TV PARTY, BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN THERE WERE NO GOLDEN GLOBES...HERE ARE THE WINNERS

THESE ARE THE 10 BEST FILMS OF 2007--A ROUNDUP OF PROMINENT CRITICS

FROM SWEENEY TODD TO JOHNNY DILLLINGER, DEPP KEEPS KNOCKING 'EM DEAD

JOEL & ETHAN COEN RIDE HIGH WITH THE NEW YORK CRITICS...READ THE DETAILS ON THEIR 'NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN' AND OTHER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNERS

THE L. A. CRITICS ASSN. WAS OUT FOR PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON'S 'BLOOD'...NOT ONE BUT FOUR AWARDS WENT TO THE DIRECTOR'S FILM ABOUT GREED, CRUELTY AND THE LUST FOR OIL

THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW DECLARES 'NO COUNTRY' THEIR COUNTRY...CHECK OUT NBR'S OTHER PICKS FOR THE BEST OF 2007

AT THE VENICE FESTIVAL: BRAD PITT HITS A BULLSEYE AS JESSE JAMES...KEIRA KNIGHTLEY AND DIRECTOR JOE WRIGHT PROVE THAT 'PRIDE AND PREJUDICE' WAS NO FLUKE

THE NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL WENT ON THE ROAD AGAIN--FROM DARJEELING TO TEXAS TO IRAQ TO PARANOID PARK IN TORONTO. FESTIVALGOERS MAY HAVE GONE BONKERS TRYING TO MAKE THE RIGHT SELECTION FROM THE TON OF POTENTIAL WINNERS BEING UNSPOOLED

IN SEPTEMBER, MOVIES TOOK A TURN FOR THE SERIOUS...READ ABOUT 'IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH,' 'EASTERN PROMISES,' 'THE BRAVE ONE,' 'INTO THE WILD' 'THE KINGDOM' AND OTHER HEAVY HITTERS

WHO NEEDS BRAD PITT WHEN THEY'VE GOT RUSSELL CROWE READY TO ROLL?

AN ENCHANTRESS NAMED AMY SOARS TO SUPERSTARDOM IN 'ENCHANTED'...READ THE DETAILS ON THIS SURPRISE HIT AND OTHER NEW AMY ADAMS MOVIES

MOMA PAYS TRIBUTE TO JOAN BLONDELL, THE BOMBSHELL FROM NINETY-FIRST STREET

WHAT'S COOKING WITH MERYL STREEP--A POTATO PANCAKE? MAIS OUI!

AT THE VENICE FESTIVAL: BRAD PITT HITS A BULLSEYE AS JESSE JAMES...KEIRA KNIGHTLEY AND DIRECTOR JOE WRIGHT PROVE THAT 'PRIDE AND PREJUDICE' WAS NO FLUKE

THE NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL WENT ON THE ROAD AGAIN--FROM DARJEELING TO TEXAS TO IRAQ TO PARANOID PARK IN TORONTO, FESTIVALGOERS MAY HAVE GONE BONKERS TRYING TO MAKE THE RIGHT SELECTION FROM THE TON OF POTENTIAL WINNERS BEING UNSPOOLED

THE NEW COMEDY OF THE SEXES...NEW YORKER CRITIC DAVID DENBY WONDERS , "HOW DID WE GET FROM 'IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT' TO 'KNOCKED UP'?"

WHO'S THAT SMOKING (AND SINGING) IN BED? IT'S KATE WINSLET AT HER NAUGHTIEST AS JAMES GANDOLFINI'S TOOTSIE IN A SIZZLY MUSICAL CALLED 'ROMANCE & CIGARETTES.'

REMEMBERING TWO CINEMATIC GIANTS:READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1970 NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI ... AND GUY'S 1972 INTERVIEW WITH LIV ULLMANN IN WHICH SHE TALKED ABOUT WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO LIVE WITH INGMAR BERGMAN

LINCOLN CENTER'S SALUTE TO TOUGH, TENDER GERARD DEPARDIEU ... DIANE BARONI'S PROFILE OF DEPARDIEU, A MAN WHO LOVES SMOKING, DRINKING, LOST SOULS AND WOMEN (THOUGH NOT NECESSARILY IN THAT ORDER)

SEEN ANY GOOD LIT LATELY? MOVIEMAKERS ARE RAIDING THE LIBRARY...FROM D. H. LAWRENCE'S 'LADY CHATTERLEY' TO HUNTER S. THOMPSON'S 'RUM DIARY'

HOW MANY STARS DOES GUY FLATLEY GIVE THE FRENCH TAKE ON 'LADY CHATTERLEY'? READ GUY'S REVIEW AND FIND OUT.

DEPTH IN VENICE...KEIRA KNIGHTLEY OPENS THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL IN 'ATONEMENT,' A HEAVY DRAMA IN WHICH SHE ATONES FOR HER CARIBBEAN CAPERS WITH JOHNNY DEPP

WHY DOES MAMIE REMIND US SO MUCH OF MERYL? BECAUSE THIS STAR-ON-THE-RISE IS MERYL STREEP'S DAUGHTER

GOTTA SING! GOTTA DANCE! GOTTA SEE JOHNNY DEPP AS THE SMASHING, SLASHING "SWEENEY TODD"... PLUS MANY OTHER PROMISING NEW MUSICALS

FROM IRAQ TO AFGHANISTAN TO PAKISTAN, WAR IS STILL HELL, AND YOU'LL SOON SEE IT BEING WAGED IN A NUMBER OF NEW MOVIES

GUY FLATLEY'S ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEWS WITH DIRECTORS--FROM MARTIN SCORSESE TO BILLY WILDER, JEAN-LUC GODARD, WOODY ALLEN, FRANK CAPRA, PIER PAOLO PASOLINI, BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI, ALFRED HITCHCOCK, FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT AND LARS VON TRIER

LEO DiCAPRIO & KATE WINSLET SET SAIL AGAIN...BUT THIS TIME THEY'RE AN OLD MARRIED COUPLE DEALING WITH DISILLUSION AND ADULTERY IN 1950s SUBURBIA

OUSMANE SEMBENE, THE FATHER OF AFRICAN CINEMA, IS DEAD AT 84. READ A. O. SCOTT'S APPRAISAL OF HIS WORK ... PLUS GUY FLATLEY'S 1969 INTERVIEW WITH SEMBENE

HE WON IT AT CANNES--A ROMANIAN DIRECTOR TAKES THE TOP PRIZE FOR HIS DRAMA ABOUT AN ILLEGAL ABORTION ... READ A ROUNDUP OF THE FILMS THAT MADE THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL ONE OF THE CLASSIEST EVER

THE TRAGIC STORY OF DANNY PEARL HAS COME TO THE SCREEN...READ VARIETY'S REVIEW OF THE MOVIE AND THE PERFORMANCE BY ANGELINA JOLIE AS PEARL'S WIDOW, MARIANE

AT LONG LAST, TOM CRUISE IS A COLONEL--SO WHAT IF HE'S IN HITLER'S ARMY?

LEO DiCAPRIO'S A PRIVATE EYE WHO KNOWS WHERE THE HOLLYWOOD BODIES ARE BURIED IN MICHAEL MANN'S NEW FILM...BROWSE THE 'D' PAGE OF STAR TURNS FOR DETAILS

LOOK WHO'S FEELING SICK--AND SNOOPY--ABOUT MICHAEL MOORE'S 'SICKO'

BROADWAY'S LATEST SMASH HIT IS HEADED FOR THE BIG SCREEN...READ THE DETAILS ABOUT PETER MORGAN'S 'FROST/NIXON' AND MANY MORE NEW STAGE-SPAWNED FLICKS

TWO FILMS ABOUT THE MURDER OF SOVIET SPY SASHA LITVINENKO, BUT ONLY ONE OF THEM IS LIKELY TO STAR JOHNNY DEPP ... AND THERE ARE MANY MORE BIOPICS COMING YOUR WAY

YOU CAN'T TURN AWAY FROM JULIE CHRISTIE IN 'AWAY FROM HER.' READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW OF THE MOVIE THAT MIGHT WELL BRING CHRISTIE HER SECOND OSCAR

DE NIRO AND PACINO ARE TOGETHER AGAIN AS A PAIR OF COPS IN MAD PURSUIT OF A SERIAL KILLER IN 'RIGHTEOUS KILL,' ONE OF MANY NEW MURDERPIX

THE NEW YORK TIMES' BEN BRANTLEY LOVES ANGELA LANSBURY & MARIAN SELDES IN 'DEUCE'...BUT HOW MUCH DOES HE LOVE PLAYWRIGHT TERRENCE McNALLY?

CAMPUS MASSACRE--MERYL STREEP IS INVOLVED WITH AN ASIAN STUDENT WHO GOES ON A BLOODY RAMPAGE IN 'DARK MATTER'

THE WINNING TEAM: BEST ACTORS FOREST WHITAKER AND DENZEL WASHINGTON PAIR UP IN A TRUE-LIFE DRAMA

MADE IN ENGLAND: LONDON CRITICS PICK THE 21 BEST FILM DIRECTORS OF ALL TIME

SETH ROGEN, FROM JUDD APATOW'S 'THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN,' IS BACK IN APATOW'S LATEST LAUGH-FEAST. READ VARIETY'S KNOCKOUT REVIEW OF 'KNOCKED UP'...

...ALSO AIMING FOR BELLYLAUGHS: A PARADE OF NEW COMEDIES, RANGING FROM STILLER AND DE NIRO IN 'LITTLE FOCKERS' TO STILLER AND CRUISE IN 'THE HARDY MEN'

THE CINEMA OF BROTHERLY LOVE--BUDDING DIRECTOR BEN AFFLECK GIVES BABY BRO CASEY THE BEST MOVIE ROLE HE'S EVER HAD

SCARLETT JOHANSSON: SHE'S JUST A GIRL WHO CAN'T SAY NO TO WOODY ALLEN--FOR THE THIRD TIME!

THE BOLD, THE BRAVE AND THE NEW--HERE'S WHAT'S PLAYING AT THE 36TH ANNUAL 'NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS' FESTIVAL

FOR MARTIN SCORSESE--AT LONG LAST, OSCAR! READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS FOR THE BEST OF 2006.

WHAT WAS MARTY LIKE WHEN HE WAS THE NEW KID ON THE DIRECTORIAL BLOCK? READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1973 NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH SCORSESE AND FIND OUT.

HOW IS NEW YORK MOVIEGOING THESE DAYS? C'EST MAGNIFIQUE!

IN HOLLYWOOD, THEY'RE HOT FOR OBAMA ... AND THAT MAKES HILLARY HOPPIN' MAD

THE BERLIN JURY HAS SPOKEN...HERE ARE THE 2007 FESTIVAL WINNERS

LOOK WHO'S WALKING BABY (BACALL) BACK HOME--WOODY HARRELSON AS A GAY ESCORT IN PAUL SCHRADER'S THRILLER, 'THE WALKER'

LITTLE CHRISTINA RICCI'S BEEN TRYING TO GROW UP FOR THE LONGEST TIME...SEEMS LIKE SHE'S MADE IT AT LAST IN THE SHAMELESSLY STEAMY 'BLACK SNAKE MOAN'

A FAMILY GONE HORRIBLY WRONG--A BRITISH REPORTER'S TAKE ON THE FEUDING O'NEALS

TO GUY FLATLEY, RYAN O'NEAL LOOKED LIKE THE COMEBACK KID (BUT THAT WAS IN 1977)

THE SEVENTH TIME'S THE CHARM--AFTER LOSING SIX TIMES, MARTIN SCORSESE FINALLY WINS THE DGA AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR


THE SOUND THAT SHOOK HOLLYWOOD--STARS AND DIRECTORS OF THE SILENTS TOLD GUY FLATLEY HOW THEY WEATHERED THE STORM--READ GUY'S 1977 NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE

FROM BAD BOY BORAT TO GOOD QUEEN ELIZABETH, HERE ARE THE WINNERS IN ALL OF THE GOLDEN GLOBE MOVIE CATEGORIES

YVONNE DE CARLO--SHE COULD SHOOT A GUN AND SHE COULD SING SONDHEIM

A MUST-SEE MOVIE FOR JERRY LEWIS--ONE THAT SOUNDS AN AWFUL LOT LIKE THE UNRELEASED FLICK IN WHICH HE PLAYED A CLOWN IN A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP

FROM A. O. SCOTT TO STEPHEN KING, FROM 'LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA' TO 'SNAKES ON A PLANE,' TOP CRITICS PICK THEIR FAVORITE FILMS OF 2006

IT WAS A GOOD YEAR TO BE PARIS HILTON, A BAD YEAR TO BE A CATHOLIC, AND A SO-SO YEAR TO BE MADONNA ... VARIETY'S TIMOTHY M. GRAY EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU

THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS BAD PUBLICITY ... JUST ASK TOMKAT, BRANGELINA & MELRANT

WHAT WAS STALLONE LIKE BEFORE 'ROCKY' MADE HIM A STAR? PRETTY SLY, AS GUY FLATLEY DISCOVERED WHEN HE INTERVIEWED HIM SHORTLY BEFORE THE MOVIE OPENED

THE AWARDS SEASON KICKS OFF WITH A DOUBLE TRIUMPH FOR CLINT EASTWOOD

THE NEW YORK CRITICS CAST A VOTE THAT HONORS THE HEROES OF 9/11

WILL OSCAR HAVE MERCY ON MAD MEL? EARLY REVIEWS FOR GIBSON'S "APOCALYPTO" POINT TO BEST PICTURE & BEST DIRECTOR OSCAR NOMS ... SEE WHICH CRITICS LOVED--OR HATED --THE MOVIE

DAVID LYNCH IS BAAAACK! AND THE NEW YORK TIMES' MANOHLA DARGIS SAYS HIS NEW MOVIE IS "ONE OF THE FEW FILMS I'VE SEEN THIS YEAR THAT DESERVES TO BE CALLED ART."

EVERYONE LOVED PETER BOYLE...READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1978 INTERVIEW WITH THIS REMARKABLE ONE-OF-A-KIND INDIVIDUAL

WHAT WOULD NORAH JONES BE LIKE WITHOUT HER SONGS? WE'LL FIND OUT WHEN WE SEE HER EMOTE OPPOSITE JUDE LAW

MISTER CRUISE GOES TO WASHINGTON...AND HE TAKES MERYL STREEP AND ROBERT REDFORD WITH HIM

THE NIGHT GUY FLATLEY DROVE LIZA MINNELLI TO DRINK

REMEMBERING ROBERT ALTMAN: AN APPRAISAL OF THE MAN'S WORK BY A. O. SCOTT AND MEMORIES OF THE MAN HIMSELF FROM THE ARTISTS WHO WORKED WITH HIM

A GREAT FILMMAKER SETS OUT TO UNCOVER THE HORRIFIC TRUTH ABOUT ABU GHRAIB

'FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS' OR 'LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA'--WHICH EASTWOOD MOVIE WILL WIN AN OSCAR AS BEST PICTURE OF 2006?

HOW MANY TRAGEDIES MUST YOU ENDURE BEFORE TURNING YOUR LIFE INTO A FUN SHOW (WITH SONGS)? JUST ASK CARRIE FISHER.

EVERYONE KNOWS THAT HEPBURN & TRACY WERE LOVERS, BUT DID YOU KNOW THAT, ACCORDING TO A NEW BIO, THEIR LONG-RUNNING AFFAIR WAS PURELY PLATONIC?

THE PASSION OF THE PACINO: THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE PAYS TRIBUTE TO AL PACINO FOR HIS RIVETING BODY OF WORK...READ GUY FLATLEY'S ONE-ON-ONES WITH PACINO AND A DOZEN PREVIOUS AFI WINNERS

THE DAY TONY PERKINS WAS BABYSITTING HIS OWN TWO KIDS AND BEING INTERVIEWED BY GUY FLATLEY FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

CLINT EASTWOOD ENTERS THE OSCAR WARS ...READ THE CRITICS ROUNDUP ON "FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS"

A RAZOR-SHARP ARTIST POKES DELICIOUS FUN AT THE LUNACY OF BRANGELINA AND TOMKAT ... READ CARYN JAMES' ARTICLE ABOUT 14'S GALLERY OF THE ABSURD

MOM & DAUGHTER INTERVIEWS BY GUY FLATLE...WHEN DEBBIE DID WATERGATE & CARRIE DID THE GALAXY

TOO TRU TO BE GOOD? NOT ACCORDING TO NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC A. O. SCOTT, WHO APPLAUDS "INFAMOUS," THE LATEST STUDY OF TRUMAN CAPOTE'S BIZARRE BOND WITH A PAIR OF "IN COLD BLOOD" KILLERS

ALICE FAYE WAS READY FOR HER COMEBACK--EVEN IF IT MEANT PLAYING OPPOSITE LASSIE

RIPPED FROM TODAY'S HEADLINES--JAKE GYLLENHAAL PLAYS A CIA ANALYST IN A MOVIE GUARANTEED TO MAKE PRESIDENT BUSH FUME

CRUZING TO SUPERSTARDOM--PENELOPE'S BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE IN PEDRO ALMODOVAR'S "VOLVER"

AT THE TORONTO FESTIVAL, THEY HAILED A FILM SHOWING THE KILLING OF OUR COMMANDER IN CHIEF

AT THE VENICE FESTIVAL, THE WINNERS WERE HELEN MIRREN AND BEN AFFLECK

ALEXIS, DOROTHY & YVONNE--THREE SHOWBIZ PROS WHOSE "FOLLIES" DID THEM PROUD

FAMED RECLUSES TOM & KATIE FINALLY OVERCOME THEIR CAMERA-SHYNESS AND POSE WITH THEIR SUNNY LITTLE SURI WITH THE FRINGE ON THE TOP. BUT WHY?

AFTER A LONG WAIT, JUDE LAW FINALLY GETS HIS REVENGE ON OSCAR HOST CHRIS ROCK

AT THE NEW YORK FESTIVAL, HELEN MIRREN HELD COURT AS ELIZABETH II IN "THE QUEEN" ... JUST ONE OF MANY NEW BIOPICS

PLAYING DOWN AND DIRTY, MATT DILLON HITS A NEW HIGH (READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW OF "FACTOTUM") ... THE NEW YORK TIMES' A. O. SCOTT PAYS TRIBUTE TO DILLON

GETTING SACKED FOR MISCONDUCT, TOM CRUISE HITS A NEW LOW (READ CARYN JAMES' REPORT IN THE NEW YORK TIMES)

WHEN DIANE KEATON LONGED FOR THE AUDIENCE TO LOVE HER THE WAY THEY LOVED LIZA MINNELLI

HOW VITTORIO DE SICA WAS FOOLED BY IL DUCE ... READ GUY FLATLEY'S 1972 NEW YORK TIMES INTERVIEW WITH THE GREAT DIRECTOR

JENNIFER LOPEZ STANDS BY HUBBY MARC ANTHONY--JUST DON'T CALL THEM ANTLOPE!

JUDGING LAWYER GEORGE CLOONEY BY THE CLIENTS HE KEEPS

VIVA, ANDY WARHOL'S BIGGEST SUPERSTAR, TOLD GUY FLATLEY HOW TO BREAK INTO THE MOVIES: 'JUST TAKE OFF YOUR CLOTHES.'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON AS THE WOMAN WHO WOULD NOT BE QUEEN. BUT, UNLIKE HER SISTER, WHO DID BECOME HENRY VIII'S QUEEN, SHE AT LEAST DIDN'T LOSE HER HEAD.

JOHN TRAVOLTA? CALL HIM EDNA TURNBLAD, THE BOSSIEST, MOST BOSOMY MOM IN ALL OF BALTIMORE. AND LOOK WHO'S PLAYING BITCHY VELMA VON TUSSLE IN 'HAIRSPRAY'

IN HIS REVIEW OF 'CHANGING TIMES,' GUY FLATLEY SAYS THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN DENEUVE & DEDPARDIEU IS STILL HOT

INSTEAD OF 'SCOOP,' SHOULD WOODY ALLEN HAVE CALLED HIS NEW MOVIE 'DROOP'? CHECK OUT THE VARIETY REVIEW.

ALL RIGHT, MR. WILDER, WE'RE READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP ... A STUNNING BILLY WILDER RETROSPECTIVE, FROM ''SUNSET BOULEVARD'' TO ''ACE IN THE HOLE'' TO ''SOME LIKE IT HOT''

THERE'S A NEW LORD OF THE RING, AND HIS NAME IS JACK BLACK...READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW OF HIS "NACHO LIBRE"

HEATH & MICHELLE & CHRISTIAN & CATE & RICHARD & JULIANNE ALL PLAY BOB DYLAN IN A NERVY NEW BIOPIC

AS THE CROWE FLIES FROM THE KIDMAN--ONE MORE TIME!

VARIETY REVIEWS "THE SUNDANCE KIDS: HOW THE MAVERICKS TOOK BACK HOLLYWOOD"

CRITICS--THEY DON'T MAKE THEM THE WAY THEY USED TO (ACCORDING TO PHILLIP LOPATE'S NEW ANTHOLOGY) ... WANNA BUY A BOOK DEALING WITH M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN, PATRICIA NEAL OR MACAULAY CULKIN?

DiCAPRIO FOR PREZ? YES, LEO GETS MARTIN SCORSESE'S VOTE IN HIS NEW MOVIE. READ ABOUT 'THE RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT' AND MANY MORE NEW BIOPICS

BREAK-UP OR THROW-UP? READ WHAT TOP CRITICS HAD TO SAY ABOUT VINCE & JEN'S BOX-OFFICE HIT ... FOR CARYN JAMES' ASTUTE TAKE ON JEN'S CAREER CHOICES, CLICK HERE

ROBERT ALTMAN HITS A 'PRAIRIE HOME' RUN. READ GUY FLATLEY'S REVIEW OF THE AMAZING DIRECTOR'S NEW FILM

IN 1977, NATALIE WOOD TOLD GUY FLATLEY SHE LONGED TO STAR IN 'A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE.' THAT WAS NOT TO BE, BUT NATALIE WOULD HAVE MADE A GREAT BLANCHE

AT CANNES, BRAD PITT CRIED UP A STORM IN 'BABEL,' AND EVEN KEANU REEVES DARED TO SHOW EMOTION

YOU THOUGHT 'MISSION 3' WAS A TURKEY? WAIT TILL YOU SEE 'DA VINCI 1'!

PARTY GIRL LINDSAY LOHAN MAY BE HEADED FOR A CRASH

THE NEW YORK TIMES' FRANK RICH AND THE WASHINGTON POST'S GEORGE WILL SAW 'UNITED 93,' BUT DID THEY REALLY SEE THE SAME MOVIE?
... HERE'S WHAT OTHER MAJOR CRITICS THOUGHT OF THE 9/11 DOCUDRAMA

IT MAY NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN, BUT IN 2005 TOM CRUISE WAS TOP GUN AT THE BOX OFFICE. THE RUNNERS-UP WERE... AND HERE'S A LIST OF PAST WINNERS, DATING BACK TO 1935

'THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO'... A HARROWING, SURE-TO-BE-CONTROVERSIAL JOURNEY BY MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM

THE MORE WE SEE HER, THE MORE WE LOVE HER--SEVEN JUICY NEW ROLES FOR STREEP

REVEREND TOM CRUISE PREACHES TO BROOKE SHIELDS, AND SHE RESPONDS WITH A SERMON HE WON'T SOON FORGET... DOES TOM HAVE THE TRUE HOTS FOR KATIE HOLMES, OR IS IT A CASE OF HYPE HYPE HOORAY?

WHO IS THIS MAN--AND WHY DID HE GIVE JOHN TRAVOLTA A BIG WET KISS ON THE LIPS?

COME ON, MAKE MY MONTH...FOUR WEEKS OF MOVIE-MOVIES BY THE MAN WHO GAVE US 'DIRTY HARRY'

THE 2005 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS--OSCAR'S DECLARATION OF INDIE-PENDENCE
AND THE OSCAR WINNERS ARE...

A FESTIVAL OF NEW FRENCH FILMS, WHERE THE ACCENT IS ON COMEDY AND WOMEN DIRECTORS

LOOK--A WHOLE NEW MOVIE WORLD HAS BEGUN (THANKS TO THE NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS FESTIVAL)

WOODY ALLEN LOOKS AT LUST AND GREED IN LONDON: A REVIEW OF 'MATCH POINT' BY DIANE BARONI

ARE ACTORS THE BEST JUDGES OF OTHER ACTORS? CHECK OUT THE 2005 SAG AWARDS AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF

THE BERLIN FESTIVAL BEGAN WITH 'SNOW CAKE'... READ ABOUT THAT AND OTHER MOVIES SERVED UP AT THE FESTIVAL

MEET THE SUNDANCE GANG...FROM THE FBI'S MOST WANTED TEENAGER TO A PAIR OF CIGARETTE AND BOOZE LOBBYISTS

GOING FOR 'BROKE' AT THE GOLDEN GLOBES... THE 2005 NOMINEES AND WINNERS

THE 10 BEST FILMS OF 2005--A ROUNDUP OF PROMINENT CRITICS

10 CRITICS PICK THE 10 BEST FILMS OF ALL TIME--A VARIETY ROUNDUP

A LOOK AT THE AWARDS SEASON: THE L.A. FILM CRITICS FLIPPED FOR PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN AS TRUMAN CAPOTE ... AND SO DID THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW ... NEW YORKERS HAVE A CRUSH ON COWBOYS

TO CATCH A HITCH--THE MOST STUNNING RETROSPECTIVE EVER ... PLUS GUY FLATLEY'S 1972 INTERVIEW WITH ALFRED HITCHCOCK

THE NEW YORK TIMES' CARYN JAMES WRITES ABOUT STRAIGHT ACTORS PLAYING GAYS

VENICE, ANYONE? PALTROW, SARANDON, DOWNEY AND DUNST ALL SAID YES!


RUSSELL CROWE THROWS A PHONE FIT (A HISSY THAT COULD SEND HIM TO THE SLAMMER) ... HAS THE AWESOME AUSSIE SAID SORRY, WRONG NUMBER?

TOMMY LEE JONES, PLAYING BOTH SIDES OF THE CAMERA, WINS A BIG, BIG PRIZE

THE MAN WHO HATES YODA SO MUCH HE'D LIKE TO SEE HIM DEAD

A FEARLESS BRITISH AUTEUR DARES TO SHOW HIS LEADING MAN AND WOMAN HAVING FULL-FRONTAL, UNSIMULATED SEX

AT CANNES--3 BURIALS, 2 BROTHERS AND 1 ZAFTIG ISRAELI TAXI DRIVER ... MANOHLA DARGIS COVERS THE FESTIVAL FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES ... AND SO DOES A. O. SCOTT

IS LARS VON TRIER'S 'MANDERLAY' A BIGGER DOG THAN HIS 'DOGVILLE'?

'LAYER CAKE' MAKES MATTHEW VAUGHN THE HOTTEST NEW DIRECTOR ON THE BLOCK (AS IF BEING MARRIED TO CLAUDIA SCHIFFER WEREN'T ALREADY ENOUGH)

WILL HOLLYWOOD EVER LET DENZEL WASHINGTON WOO REESE WITHERSPOON?

AT TRIBECA, THEY TRY, TRY AGAIN--BY KEEPING HOLLYWOOD SCHLOCK TO A MINIMUM

A SAD FAREWELL--MGM HAS FLOWN OVER THE RAINBOW FOR THE VERY LAST TIME

FOR SOME HOLLYWOOD PLAYERS, A STEP DOWN CAN BE A MAJOR STEP UP

A BOY NAMED AGNES AND OTHER NOTABLES IN NEW FILMS FROM NEW DIRECTORS

IS BILLY CRUDUP'S BEAUTY MORE THAN SKIN-DEEP?

SO WHAT DOES A FILMMAKER DO WHEN HE TURNS 80? IF HE'S SIDNEY LUMET, HE MAKES ANOTHER MOVIE

THERE ARE CRITICS WHO FEEL 'SIN CITY' IS SOME KIND OF MASTERPIECE AND CRITICS WHO FEEL IT'S SOME KIND OF MONSTROSITY


JACQUES TOURNEUR AND WILLIAM WYLER... TWO DIRECTORS, 50 MOVIES

THE LOS ANGELES CRITICS SALUTE 'SIDEWAYS' IN A BIG WAY

... AND THESE CRITICS WERE BOLD ENOUGH TO PICK THE WORST FILMS

YOU DON'T HAVE TO PLAY THE BIGGEST ROLE TO STEAL A MOVIE

AMC SURE KNOWS HOW TO RIP OFF A MOVIE

CATHOLICS ON FILM: WE'RE NOT IN BOYS TOWN ANYMORE

MICHAEL JACKSON IN 'BRINGING UP BABY'!

AS THE CROWE FLIES, A MOVIE CRASHES--LEAVING KIDMAN WITHOUT A GIG!

AMC SHOWS US HOW TO RIP OFF A MOVIE

AT LINCOLN CENTER--CINEMA ITALIAN STYLE

TRIBECA CELEBRATES ITS SECOND BIRTHDAY

HOLLYWOOD RECYCLES ITS GARBAGE--26 NEW SEQUELS

THE FORUM'S 'NIGHT OF THE HUNTER'

LINCOLN CENTER'S CENTRAL ASIAN SPREE

ROBERTO, WHOSE NOSE JUST GOT LONGER?
THE PHANTOM INDIE MOVIE PRODUCER STRIKES AGAIN!

MY BIG SKINNY ON "BIG FAT WEDDING"

ONE THUMB DOWN--A TRUE CRIME STORY

WHEN REAL LIFE BECOMES REEL LIFE

NOW LOOK WHAT THEY'VE DONE TO MARIAH

TOP 10 AT THE BOX OFFICE (6/2I/2002 - 1/19/2003)

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE CLINT

REVELING IN REVIVALS

FROM CLOCKWORK DEMON TO LINCOLN CENTER ANGEL...MALCOLM McDOWELL'S STILL HERE

ACTORS WHO REFUSE TO STAY
ON THEIR SIDE OF THE CAMERA

THE LONG, LONG SEARCH FOR JUSTICE

YOUR FAVORITE STAR POLLS -- THE RESULTS ARE IN!

WHAT CHANCE DO THE DRUG DEALERS HAVE WHEN FAYE DUNAWAY IS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL? CHECK OUT 'EL PADRINO'