By the time Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolan's 2008 The Dark Knight was finally seen by critics and audiences, talk of a posthumous Oscar reached a fever pitch. Naturally, the inclination to compare Ledger's work to past posthumous landmarks proved tempting, and many list ... More >>
Image viaSeriously, wtf was up at the former Boggs firm?Statistically, it's pretty rare for a 39-year-old to die of cardiac arrest. That's the first unusual aspect of the death of Wade J. Thomas, a Kansas City-based attorney who passed away on New Year's Day. The second: He used to work for the l ... More >>
This is the face that launched 1,000 falsettos -- and also our No. 2 entry in the hits category.Welcome to a new recurring feature on RFT Music. In the next few weeks, we'll be taking a look at the best music movies, from documentaries (Dig!) to movies with earth-shattering soundtracks (Train ... More >>
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it.
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Week of August 13, 2003
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Week of January 8, 2003
The pickings are Slim Shady, but Eminem busts out of a bad movie
Week of November 28, 2001
Written and directed by Alan Rudolph
Co-written and directed by James Mangold