Pretentious Film Majors give their favorite movies of 2011

The Artist It is both an homage to, and a celebration of, the classically great films. It looks as if it could have been made yesteryear, yet it surpasses the technical ability of all those older films. Without significantly altering the style or using cinematic cheats, “The Artist” modernizes the… Continued

Scorsese creates a holiday gem

This Thanksgiving holiday, Martin Scorsese has given us one extra thing to count among our blessings: proof that 3-D is not on its last blurry, run-into-the-ground legs. Famous for bloody crimefests such as “Goodfellas,” “The Departed” and “Taxi Driver¸” the director has completely switched gears, transforming Brian Selznick’s novel, “The… Continued