Obsessive artists often create exceptional bodies of work. Think of Simon Rodia constructing Watts Tower or Eugene Atget photographing the buildings of Paris. Neither of these men considered themselves artists, and neither does Bill Cunningham. But based on the charming documentary "Bill Cunningham New York," he deserves to be on the list.Read more
The alien invaders didn’t stand a chance against a forgetful little fish. Disney Pixar’s “Finding Dory” came in No.Read more
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.
As further proof that there are more good movies out there than we know what to do with — both as counter-programming to the blockbuster blues and any cockamamie ideas that movies don’t matter anymore — this week we’re featuring four new releases.Read more
Most fans of the horror series “Penny Dreadful” think of the Showtime drama as a British TV show. The story is set in turn-of-the-century London and many of the actors and writers are from the U.K. But “Penny Dreadful” has been a multinational show helped by the U.K.’s membership in the European Union -- a relationship the British people have just voted to sever.Read more
CBS and Paramount Pictures have a message for the “Star Trek” fan-film community: Live long and prosper … within limits.
Six months after filing a copyright infringement lawsuit against the makers of an ambitious crowdfunded fan film called “Star Trek: Axanar,” Paramount and CBS issued new guidelines Thursday directed at those looking to create their own “Star Trek”-inspired works.Read more
Pundits and fans thought "Indiana Jones" was over and done with after the release of the fourth installment, 2008's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."
But where wobbly movies once went to the bargain bin, they now go to the development pile. A fifth film has been dated for 2019, reuniting Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford and the producers and writer of the previous pic.Read more