To Boldly Go Where Shakespeare Calls By SARAH LYALL Published: January 27, 2008 Patrick Stewart is in the midst of a third act in his unlikely career that brings him full circle: back to England and back to the Shakespeare of his youth.
For Strikers, the Agony of Spare Time By MELENA RYZIK Published: January 27, 2008 For union film and television writers, life without employment is starting to exact its toll.
Instant Nostalgia? Let’s Go to the Videotape By DENNIS LIM Published: January 27, 2008 The videocassette in film: an unsettling innovation, a romanticized artifact, an LP in an MP3 world.
New American Realism Emerges Amid Grousing and Hummers By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: January 25, 2008 Although my favorite fiction films at Sundance were different in theme and tone, they were united by stylistic commonalities, a feel for the still moment — and, importantly, for beauty.
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Jungle By A. O. SCOTT Published: January 25, 2008 Rambo
Prince of Intensity With a Lightness of Touch By A. O. SCOTT Published: January 24, 2008 Heath Ledger was serious and smart enough to be suspicious of deploying his charisma too easily or cheaply.
Heath Ledger in Pictures Dima Gavrysh/Associated Press Published: 20080122 Images from the career of Heath Ledger.
Caution’s in the Air as Sundance Opens By DAVID M. HALBFINGER Published: January 21, 2008 The Sundance Film Festival’s opening weekend drew to a close looking more and more like a disappointment, if not an outright dud.
Michael Keaton Never Expected to Be the Director By DAVID M. HALBFINGER Published: January 20, 2008 Movie actors making their directorial debuts often do it as a labor of love. For Michael Keaton, directing “The Merry Gentleman” was a bit of a daredevil adventure.
Writers’ Strike Tests the Mettle of 2 Outsiders By MICHAEL CIEPLY Published: January 19, 2008 The president of the Writers Guild of America West and his chief lieutenant are deliberating a question that may bode ill for both: Is their rebellion over?