Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s "The Past" takes place in the outskirts of Paris where the unhappily intricate lives of Iranians in exile mirror life inside Iran.
With his new film, director Martin Scorsese once again looks at men with uncontrollable testosterone.
With his new film "The Wolf of Wall Street," director Martin Scorsese once again looks at men with uncontrollable testosterone. This time, Scorsese’s focus is on an actual stock swindler, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), and this raw look at a wild figure of the 1980s seems both moral and amoral at the same time.
Slideshow: Leonardo DiCaprio reunites once again with revered filmmaker Martin Scorsese in the story of 1980s New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort. From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort (DiCaprio) goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties warranted Belfort the title - “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
David O. Russell’s new film connects to a long American tradition of love/hate feelings for the con artist.
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, "American Hustle" tells the story of con artist Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) who along with his equally cunning and seductive partner-in-crime Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). Directed by David O. Russell ("The Fighter", "Silver Linings Playbook"), the film also stars Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner.
Slideshow: The new film by David O. Russell ("The Fighter", "Silver Linings Playbook") connects to a long American tradition of love/hate feelings for the con artist. Set in the late 1970s, "American Hustle" nails that period’s mix of standard political corruption and particular bad taste.
The latest film by Joel and Ethan Coen, "Inside Llewyn Davis", is a period piece set in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1961. Like all of the Coens’ work, the movie is beautiful. But a question persists -- to what end?
The latest film by Joel and Ethan Coen, "Inside Llewyn Davis", follows a week in the life of a young folk singer (Oscar Isaac) as he navigates New York's Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.