July 25, 2008

It has been almost ten years since Kimberly Peirce’s critically acclaimed, award-winning independent film, Boys Don’t Cry (1999). She’s returned with her first studio film – a drama about the current war in Iraq. So far, this kind of film has... 


June 18, 2007

Based on one of the most significant lapses of national security in the history of U.S. intelligence, Breach (2007) continues director Billy Ray’s aptitude and interest for factually-based exposes featuring antagonists with a knack for deception. His... 

Flags of Our Fathers

February 21, 2007

In 2006, Clint Eastwood took on his most ambitious project yet: depicting the famous battle of Iwo Jima from both the American and Japanese perspectives. He had so much material and wanted to give equal time to both sides that he decided to make two films.... 

I Know What You Did Last Summer: The Collection

August 10, 2006

At first glance, it seems incredible that a film as awful as I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) did well enough to spawn two sequels. How could a film that was essentially Beverly Hills 90210 meets Scooby Doo with blood have been so successful? It’s... 


February 1, 2006

Thanks to a canny marketing campaign and a star-studded cast, Crash (2004) was a hot topic, must-see movie when it came out in theatres earlier this year. Like Steve Soderbergh’s Traffic (2000), Crash addresses a major problem that continues to plague...