Little Murders

The blackest of black comedies confronts us with an urban worst case scenario — Jules Feiffer’s ‘social horror’ movie is like a sitcom in Hell, with citizens numbed and trembling over the unending ...

‘The Good Fight’ Season 2 Review: CBS All Access’ Underrated Drama Is Still Really Mad About Trump

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‘Little Murders’ Is a Bleakly Cynical Gem with Big Laughs

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NYC Weekend Watch: Hitchcock-Grant, Double Features, Fellini & More

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Lost Script by Jules Feiffer—Who Wrote Films for Nichols, Resnais and Altman—Sees the Light

29 years after he wrote it, Pulitzer Prize-winning Village Voice cartoonist and now-and-again screenwriter Jules Feiffer's "Bernard and Huey" will finally live on the big screen. Director Dan Mirvish ...

Mining for Gold: Discovering the Lost Jules Feiffer Script Bernard and Huey

As one of the pillars of the Golden Age of the ’70s, Mike Nichols’ film Carnal Knowledge was a big influence on my own last movie, Between Us. So during post-production on Between Us, I happened upon ...

Mining for Gold: Discovering the Lost Jules Feiffer Script Bernard and Huey

As one of the pillars of the Golden Age of the ’70s, Mike Nichols’ film Carnal Knowledge was a big influence on my own last movie, Between Us. So during post-production on Between Us, I happened upon ...

The Forgotten: Alain Resnais's "I Want to Go Home" (1989)

A regrettable result of the enormous arthouse success of the late Alain Resnais's early films (movies which transformed audience expectations of what a movie could be), is that a lot of his later ...

Bill Hader’s List of 200 Essential Comedies Everyone Should See

Bill Hader has come a long way since his stint on Saturday Night Live, creating many popular characters and impersonations such as Stefon, Vincent Price and CNN’s Jack Cafferty. He is one of the ...

First 'Birdman' Reviews Praise Michael Keaton

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The First Birdman Reviews are Ecstatic; “Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century”

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu‘s Birdman premiered at the Venice Film Festival and the first reviews are coming out. They’re particularly glowing towards every aspect of the movie which I proudly placed ...

'Birdman' Movie Reviews from Venice are Glowing

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman premiered at the Venice Film Festival only a short time ago and the first reviews are finally hitting the web and they are glowing as well as informative. Alonso ...

Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Movies

I have a curious habit, maybe you have it too, if you are a real movie geek, film fan, cinema addict, what have you. A certain number of movies that I have seen and loved with all my heart were ...

Movies This Week: October 25-31, 2013

It's a relatively light week for new releases and specialty screenings across town, which is honestly a big relief. If you're like the majority of the Slackerwood gang, you'll be exploring the films ...

Gordon Willis on Lighting Marlon Brando in The Godfather

Gordon Willis is one of the truly great cinematographers of the second half of the 20th century, the man responsible for shooting everything from Woody Allen’s Manhattan and Francis Ford Coppola’s The ...

Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman and Bryan Cranston, to receive the “Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award” for “Argo” by Josh Abraham

HollywoodNews.com: The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that the feature "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck, will receive the "Hollywood ...

Samantha Zalaznick: Mad Men Recap: "Little Murders"

Samantha Zalaznick: Mad Men Recap: Jaguar. Joan. Megan. Peggy. Women. Sex. Power. Framed by the Jaguar pitch, "The Other Woman" is a beautifully brutal depiction of prostitution -- cracking open a theme deeply embedded in the series, ...

George Clooney's List of Top 100 Films from 1964 to 1976

George Clooney has given a list of his Top 100 films from 1964 to 1976, which he feels was “the greatest era in filmmaking by far." It's hard to argue with that, many of my favorite movies come out of ...

Read George Clooney’s List of the Top 100 Films from 1964-1976

Read George Clooney’s List of the Top 100 Films from 1964-1976 [1] George Clooney may be among the most prominent of celebrities, a fabulously wealthy, incredibly successful man at the very top of the A-list. But it seems there's a side of him that isn't so very ...

Hanna Says You Can Ronan But You Can't Hide

I’m gonna tell you an embarrassing story about myself. In high school, when I was in the theater group, we put on a production of Jules Feiffer’s play Little Murders. (You can hunt down Alan Arkin’s ...

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