Movie posters we’d like to frame, Part 2: ‘The Assassin’

Named the Best Film of 2015 by Sight & Sound magazine: Hou Hsiao-Hsien's The Assassin is a martial-arts epic unlike any other — it's a highly stylized, unabashed art object. It's fitting that such a beautiful movie inspired the most eye-catching movie posters of the year, as this international poster gallery demonstrates. Read more [...]

Top 10 movies of 2013: One man’s non-curmudgeonly list

Despite the stretches of the summer that felt like a wasteland at the multiplex, 2013 turned out to be a very good year for movies. Although I saw 160 movies last year (96 of which were assignments), I still wouldn't claim this list is definitive — there are too many new releases now, on all sorts of distribution channels, for that. Read more [...]