The sense of place and uniformly superb performances make it worth seeing, and maybe ultimately singing along with.
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The latest on Blu-ray, including "Elle," "Sing," "Robocop 2," "Being There" and "Ghost in the Shell"!
A recap of the fifth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival, including reviews of select titles.
FFC Seongyong Cho on watching 2006's dystopian thriller "Children of Men" ten years later.
Roger's Favorites: directors Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
A piece on extending the conversation about diversity at the Oscars to include all minorities.
On the set of "Transparent"; Looking at critics' awards; P. Jay Sidney's crusade to integrate TV; Living in the dawning of "Children of Men"; Excavating "Shy People".
A look at "The Martian's" possible future as a heavy awards contender.
A dispatch on five TIFF 2015 films from all over the world.
An interview with Douglas Trumbull.
A video essay on Bong Joon-ho, the director of "Snowpiercer," "Memories of Murder," "The Host," and "Mother."
Five dumbest arguments against gender diversity. Why Louis C.K. is wrong about Common Core; Alfonso Cuarón's questions for Mexico's president; The relevance of 'Her'; The case for why Johnny Depp is overrated.
A preview of the 30th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival, which takes place April 3-17, 2014.
Three new network dramas premiere in the next two weeks and two of them are actually worth a look.
The calculation of odds is finished. The campaigning is done. Erik Childress predicts the winners of the Oscars.
Erik Childress analyzes the impact of the recently-awarded BAFTAs on the Oscar race.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
The nominations from the Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild have announced their nominations, and the Oscars race is starting to come into focus.
The Oscars race has hit a holiday lull. It's a good time to pause and take stock of nominations.
Critics groups from around the country are giving awards. What impact do these awards have on the Oscar race, and how useful are they as predictors?
The class gap caused by lack of Internet access; Andy Kaufman may be alive; Weinstein Co. wins MPAA appeal; "Carlito's Way" appreciation; Dunham and Kaling's brass tacks.
The love and sex Gore Vidal dared not speak; critic Sam Adams is a (James) Franco-phile; the national conversation about sexual assault; a brilliant pop culture quiz; eleven Colorado counties angling to secede.