True story: Late 1990s, on the campus of the renowned Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York. It's a movie night, and the feature is Big Night, which is to be screened in the main auditorium. The buzz that day on campus is that someone had spotted the movie's star, Stanley Tucci, on th ... More >>
Ang Lee’s sexed-up thriller is neither sexy nor thrilling.
The literary world is abuzz over Daniel Woodrell, bard of the Ozarks.
China's most expensive film looks lovely but feels empty
Night Watch heralds the invasion of the Russian fantasy blockbuster
Our critics chew on the film trends of '05
Ledger and Gyllenhaal are cowboys in love in Ang Lee's wrenching Brokeback Mountain
A first-generation surgeon tries to find her way out of the closet
Oh, those wacky Final Four campuses!
Chinese director Zhang Yimou carves a masterpiece
Week of July 14, 2004
Jeff Bridges is at his swaggering best in a film about a couple wrecked by loss
Week of June 18, 2003
Week of May 21, 2003
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
The big-screen gals of cinema 2003 will keep you watching
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
Week of January 23, 2002
Week of January 2, 2002
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
Picking the best of a bad movie year
Ang Lee reinvents the martial-arts movie for the art-house crowd
Co-written and directed by Zhang Yang
Directed by Keith Gordon
Directed by Ang Lee