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    VIDEO: All the Animals Come Out at Night: WALT DISNEY'S TAXI DRIVER

    Bryan Boyce's brilliant short film "Walt Disney's Taxi Driver" cherry-picks scenes between psychotic cabbie Travis Bickle and his love object Betsy in Taxi Driver, but substitutes Disney imagery for Travis' fixation on urban decay. This is a masterstroke, as it turns out: not a gimmick, but flourish...

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    Sure, You Can Film a Poem: Charles Bukowski's "The Man with the Beautiful Eyes"

    If you're reading this, chances are you don't read poetry too regularly (just a guess).

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Burton versus Bava

    Just as people ultimately judge a book by its cover, many of us are quick to judge a film by its trailer. When I was asked to set my sights on Tim Burton's upcoming "Dark Shadows," a movie based on the cult TV show of the late 1960s, as my next entry point for Criterion Consideration, I immediately...

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    Watch: Chris Crocker Begs 'Leave Britney Alone!' in Trailer for 'Me at the Zoo'

    Days before its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, HBO bought television rights to Chris Moukarbel and Valerie Veatch's "Me at the Zoo," a film about Internet celebrity told through the story of Chris Crocker. The film will debut on HBO on June 25, 2012.

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    Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen Plays 'The Dictator' For a Roomful of Confused Journalists

    Sacha Baron Cohen held a bizarre press conference in character as General Aladeen from "The Dictator" at the Waldorf Astoria yesterday. Journalists were alternately amused and confounded by his antics.

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    Trailer Watch: Don't Mess with McConaughey in Deep Fried Texas Redneck Thriller 'Killer Joe'

    Matthew McConaughey is a dirty, twisted cop in "Killer Joe," from director William Friedkin ("The Exorcist") and screenwriter Tracy Letts ("Bug," also directed by Friedkin).

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    Trailer Watch: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Features Sarcasm, Hollywood Fakes, Aerosmith & '70s Hair

    The trailer for Ben Affleck's third film as director, "Argo," has arrived. Based on the true story of the CIA pretending to make a movie in order to rescue diplomats from Tehran following the 1979 Iranian revolution, the film stars Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Kyl...

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    Funny or Die: Don't You Want Your Dad in Your Vagina?

    These people at Funny or Die are really doing a great job of keeping this issue in focus and making sure we see how absurd it is. This one stars Kate Beckinsale, Judy Greer, Andrea Savage.

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    The War on Women is Real in 'The Dictator' Red Band Trailer

    Wow, they went there. The war on women is real in the new red band trailer for "The Dictator." Only Sacha Baron Cohen could be this offensively hilarious. Here's our review from CinemaCon.

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    Trailer Watch: Gyllenhaal & Peña Tug on the Tail of A Cartel Snake in Handheld 'End of Watch'

    The trailer for "End of Watch" puts Los Angeles cops Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña in the line of fire on gritty LA streets. Written and directed by David Ayer ("Street Kings," "Harsh Times," "Training Day," "The Fast and the Furious"), the film was shot entirely through handheld HD cameras

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