In 1959, the Monitor interviewed Charlton Heston, who died on Saturday, April 5. Heston won the 1959 Best Actor Oscar for the role in 'Ben-Hur.'
Martin Scorsese's concert film captures Jagger's every strut and shimmy.
Two Asian directors – Wong Kar Wai and Hou Hsiao-hsien – step out of their native countries (and languages) to create the melancholic films 'My Blueberry Nights' and 'The Flight of the Red Balloon.'
George Clooney's period-set sports film aims to capture the romantic zing of Howard Hawks's farces.
A war hero goes AWOL when the Army recalls him for a tour of duty in Kimberly Peirce's gritty drama.
What happens in Vegas isn't very exciting in this true story of an MIT math student turned card sharp.
Michael Caine offers a hundred-carat performance in the heist caper 'Flawless,' Britain's Simon Pegg flags in marathon comedy 'Run Fatboy Run.'
To commemorate the start of the MLB season, Monitor film critic Peter Rainer recommends the five best baseball movies ever made. ("Field of Dreams" isn't one of them!)
Wipe away the fairy dust, and you'll find a solidly conventional tale in 'Enchanted.' But if it's a thrill you're looking for, try 'I Am Legend.' And buckle in tight.
In 'Drillbit Taylor,' a group of geeky friends hire a bodyguard to help ward off the bullies.
Strong production values elevate tale of a young Mexican boy trying to reunite with his mother in the US.
In the charming, vibrant cartoon version of Dr. Seuss' 'Horton Hears a Who,' a 'person's a person, no matter how small.'
'No Country for Old Men,' a violent Western epic, is deserving of its Oscar-darling status; 'Dan' exists in something less than 'Real Life'
'Sleepwalking' is a road movie in need of a tighter itinerary. Still, if you're patient, it has some lovely and powerful moments.
'My Kid Could Paint That' asks some halfway-hard questions about a 4-year-old artist named Marla Olmstead, 'The Power of Forgiveness' examines the recuperative effects of forgiveness.
Reviews of the sprawling, CGI caveman epic '10,000 BC' and the black comedy, 'Married Life,' starring Pierce Brosnan and Chris Cooper.
In 'The Bank Job,' a used-car dealer and a motley crew of London criminals play into a shadowy, state-run plot.
Starring Frances McDormand and Amy Adams, 'Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day' is an actor's showcase of the very best kind.
Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson play siblings pitted against each other in a bid for the affections of King Henry VIII. It doesn't end happily.
Three brothers journey across India in Wes Anderson's typically whimsical comedy; Michelle Pfeiffer lights up an uneven, direct-to-DVD film by Amy Heckerling.