With two films about the Indonesian genocide, the Oscar-nominated ‘The Act of Killing’ and this month’s ‘The Look of Silence,’ director Joshua Oppenheimer — aided by an anonymous codirector — shines light on an unspeakable tragedy
The year was 2008. Tom Cruise was a national punch line. Then came ‘Tropic Thunder’ and the cameo role of a lifetime.
Our latest film, directed by Fritz Mitchell, tells the story of how one woman harnessed the privilege of a wealthy political dynasty to provide opportunities for those who had none
In 2011, 12-year-old Garrett Phillips was killed in his upstate New York home. Years passed with no arrest, and now Nick Hillary, a former college soccer coach and an ex-boyfriend of Phillips’s mother, awaits trial on a murder charge. But Hillary and a vocal group of supporters say that he has been wrongfully accused.
Maverick? Jerry Maguire? Ethan Hunt? That delirious couch-jumper on ‘Oprah’? Vote in our bracket to determine the best Cruise that ever Cruised.
July 20 - July 26, 2015
The origin story of AVM Systems, the little-known company that jump-started sabermetrics and made Moneyball possible
The 2015 season has been a petri dish for testing out baseball’s pace of play initiatives, particularly in the minors. But is the clock making things better? Worse? Different at all? It’s complicated. This isn’t just about minutes; it’s about motion, the purists who stand opposed to change, and the reformers who hunger to keep the game young.
For top female football players, there’s no game in town besides the no-pay Legends Football League and its revealing dress code
Umberto Gonzalez, a.k.a. El Mayimbe, has the dirt on Marvel, DC, and ‘Star Wars’ movies before anyone else. But he’s no dork — he’s a smooth-talking, palm-greasing man about town. Meet Hollywood’s Alpha Geek.
“I tried to capture,” DiCaprio says, “a different type of American that I haven’t seen on film very often”
Big Daddy Kane and Rakim were the alpha and omega of rap’s golden era. Nearly 30 years since their prime, Kane has settled into the nostalgia circuit, while Rakim continues to move in the shadows, plotting a comeback. This is the story of how hip-hop grows old.
July 13 - July 19, 2015
Rock star-writer-director Rob Zombie isn’t only a maestro of terror — soon, he’ll begin work on a biopic of Groucho Marx that could redefine his career. But first, he has a murderous-clowns saga to finish.