Posts Tagged ‘Michael Stuhlbarg’
Miles Ahead - featured

Miles Ahead

In trying to embrace Miles Davis's inventiveness, Don Cheadle errs on the side of fancifulness over coherence. It doesn’t degrade the power of his performance.
Steve Jobs - featured

Steve Jobs

Less a biopic than staging a sort of Shakespearean rumination on the man and the myth.

Steve Jobs - featured

Steve Jobs

A brilliant bit of cinematic BS that captures the essence of a man largely by making everything up. What a magnificent fib.
PAWN SACRIFICE- 2014 FILM STILL - Liev Schreiber and Tobey Maguire -

Pawn Sacrifice

I already know how the match turned out. I wanted to know more about Bobby Fischer. What made him tick? What made him paranoid? “Pawn Sacrifice” left me empty.

Hitchcock - inside


Great performances by Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren push "Hitchcock" beyond an amusing bauble about the great film director.
Men in Black III - inside

Men in Black 3

For what feels like a cynical chance to revive some flagging careers, "Men in Black 3" is a reasonably engaging bit of disposable entertainment.

Lincoln - inside


"Lincoln" has captured the sweet spot between historical hagiography and fully fleshed dramatic portrait of our 16th and greatest president.
Men in Black III - inside

Men in Black III

"Men in Black III" gets brownie points simply for not being "Men in Black II." A reasonably engaging bit of disposable entertainment.

Hugo inside


One of Martin Scorsese's best films could easily become a family classic that will inspire a new generation of storytellers.
Boardwalk Empire inside

Boardwalk Empire: Season One

This season aired in 2010. Did HBO forget to release this Prohibition-era show? Do I blame them?


"Hugo" is gorgeous moviemaking that, in the end, feels mostly like an homage to itself.
A Serious Man inside

Heroes of the Zeroes: A Serious Man

"A Serious Man" — in which the Coens sneer not at anyone, but everyone — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

A Serious Man inside

A Serious Man

A vanilla sort of suburban middle-aged angst movie couched with a lot of Jewish subtext that I frankly just don't get.
Stuhlbarg interview inside 1

Michael Stuhlbarg, star of “A Serious Man”

Stuhlbarg sat down with The Yap to discuss working with the Coens, his experiences in landing the job and whether this is a film about Jews, for Jews.