Billy Crudup

Me Myself I
At the Australian Movie Convention, where I saw this film, a rival distributor quipped (good-naturedly) that he was releasing Buried on the same day as Julia Roberts’ latest because he figured that many people 'would rather be buried alive than...
Lawmen and outlaws collide in Mann’s stylish, brutal drama.
The plural title of Michael Mann’s ambitious gangster epic Public Enemies suggests Mann believes there’s a very thin blue line between the Feds and the crims. Enraged and humiliated by the brazen bank-robbing exploits of John Dillinger (Johnny De...
A rich, perverse, complex fantasy film.
Superheroes are cool again, and they’ve become cool in a dark, grown-up, existential, psychologically screwed-up way. The growling moodiness of a man-in-cape vs. the murderous rampages of a man-in-make-up touched a global movie-going nerve and...
Insurance neo-noir scammed by one-note narrative.
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Mickey Prohaska is one of those malignant weasels—issued not from nature but a cinematic vacuum—whose defining trait is contempt for a credulous world. True to his type, he’s a small town guy in sales—Mickey’s poison is...
Mission: Impossible III is the feature directorial debut of JJ Abrams, creator of cult TV shows Lost and Alias.Tom Cruise reprises his role as top secret agent, Ethan Hunt. He's given up his field job to train new secret agents. Which means he...