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 [...]

(Most of) ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ is Martin Scorsese’s best feature in 20 years

Martin Scorsese's latest movie is sprawling and vulgar. It's also scathingly funny, and an acid social critique. Even though there's little violence here, the similarities to his earlier gangster pictures are precisely the point. Read more [...]