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Is Banksy a Woman? Watch This Documentary and See What You Think

As bored as you might be with the breathless coverage of Banksy and his "takeover of New York," there might be one reason to try and catch Banksy Takes New York, the HBO documentary on the street artist if you can. Over at CityLab, Kriston Capps has an intriguing theory after watching the film: Banksy is a probably a woman. Read More >>

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Is Man With a Movie Camera Really the Best Documentary Ever?

Earlier this week, the British Film Institute (BFI) published results from a first-of-its-kind poll, asking 340 film-makers and critics to vote for the best documentary of all time. The clear winner was Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera. Read More >>

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Magic Mike Should Stick to Stripping, His Furniture Designs are Terrible

It is an indisputable fact that Mike Lane—known in professional circles as Magic Mike—knows how to strip. He's the headliner at Xquisite, a fine Florida club highlighting the clothes-taking-off talents of the Cock Rocking Kings of Tampa. But exotic dancing is a money-making stopgap before he can pursue his true passion: Design. Read More >>

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Breaking Bad is Now Streaming in 4K on Netflix

What's better than watching Walter White mix meth and scheme his sinister schemes? Watching Walter White mix meth and scheme his sinister schemes in Ultra HD, that's what. And now you can, because Netflix is streaming Breaking Bad in 4K starting right now. Read More >>

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The Raid: A Bloody Romp Through Jakarta’s Deadliest High Rise (NSFW)

While American audiences must endure summer snoozefests starring '80s action heros rehashing their glory days, a number of East Asian studios are filling the void with a graphic reimagining of the genre. The bloody jewel atop this brutal cinematic crown is Merantu Film's The Raid: Redemption. It's Old Boy meets Man from Nowhere times a thousand. Read More >>

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The Small Town Utopian Ideal at the Heart of Hot Fuzz

There's something seriously wrong in Sandford—but you wouldn't know it just by looking around. The Gloucester haven has won Village of the Year for who knows how long. It's a model of British country living—but beneath the picturesque façade is something far more sinister. Read More >>

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Take a Fascinating Tour Behind the Scenes of The Shining

What was it like working on the set of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick as he adapted The Shining, Stephen King's bestselling horror story, to the silver screen? If these cast and crew interviews from the new documentary Staircases to Nowhere, are any indication, the answer is: pretty dang awesome. Read More >>

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Punch-Drunk Love: Where Philip Seymour Hoffman Steals Every Scene

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment yesterday in New York City, a 46-year-old actor with a staggering range who could slip nearly undetected into the most difficult of roles. Read More >>

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The Moon, Lasers, and the Ultimate James Bond Torture Device

This week, we learned that NASA can beam data to the moon — at a frankly astounding 622Mbps — using a high powered laser. Sounds like cutting edge modern tech? Perhaps. But it also sounds like the best weapon from the best scene of the best James Bond movie ever made: Goldfinger. Read More >>

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The New Battlestar Galactica Series Looks Awesome

There's a new Battlestar Galactica series starting today, over in the US. Called Blood & Chrome, it's the first part of SyFy movie that will premiere in 2013, and be out on Blu-ray etc February 19th. Looking like an action-packed war and adventures movie, it's aesthetically spectacular. Take a look at the trailers, down below. Read More >>

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Streaming Movie of the Night: Star Wars Uncut

It was over a year ago when we first heard about Star Wars Uncut, the 15-second-at-a-time, crowdsourced remake of Star Wars: A New Hope. And it's now finally available in its entirety for your streaming pleasure. Read More >>