Film

'Outside' at the Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto Film Festival has come and gone, and I was on the scene to check out the fest’s most promising offerings. The standout films turned out to be profiles of adventure seekers...

'Outside' at the Toronto Film Festival: Kon-Tiki 2.0

History’s most memorable voyages typically end in one of two ways: disaster or glory. When Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl decided to sail from Peru to Polynesia in a primitive raft in...

Green Days

Guess who said this: “Shall we surrender to our surroundings? Or shall we make our peace with nature and begin to make reparations for the damage we have...

The Ever-Turning Wheel of Life

Filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson have made a living traveling to the world's most spectacular locations, gathering images of unsurpassed natural beauty and the human activity, both...

Spin Flick

PLOTPremium Rush: A hotshot messenger, Gordon-Levitt takes delivery of an envelope that a dirty cop named Bobby, played by Michael...

Why 'Deliverance' Still Matters

Somewhere deep in rural Appalachia, a chubby Atlantan insurance salesman, Bobby (Ned Beatty), stumbles and crawls through mud and fallen leaves. He is nearly naked, and pursued by a gap-toothed...

Pages