Thief: Criterion Collection

January 30, 2014

The best thieves in the United States operated independent crews working high-line jobs from the 1940s to the 1970s. Most of them came out of Chicago, in particular, a neighborhood known as the Patch. Meeting these people would prove vital to the creation... 

Surfer, Dude

January 20, 2009

With his laid-back, bohemian reputation, cultivated by his break-out performance in Dazed and Confused (1993), being cast a professional surfer seems like the role of a lifetime for Matthew McConaughey. Surfer, Dude (2008) was a personal, pet project... 

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt

March 14, 2006

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004) is an absorbing documentary about a tragic genius musician in the fine tradition of Bruce Weber’s tribute to jazz trumpeter Chet Baker, Let’s Get Lost (1988). Be Here to Love Me examines the... 

The Dukes of Hazzard: Unrated

February 19, 2006

The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) is the latest attempt to resurrect an old T.V. show onto the big screen and give it a hip, contemporary spin, mainly with the casting of Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott and Jessica Simpson, but as every fan of the show...