A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
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Oscar nominees spotlight diversity; Best Actor Battle; Damien Chazelle wins DGA Award; "The Salesman" may win thanks to Trump; All nominees tipped to win.
An interview with the hosts of the movies podcast, "Medium Popcorn."
An interview with Chicago Tribune critic Michael Phillips, this year's recipient of the AAFCA's Roger Ebert Award.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "Train to Busan," "The Accountant," "Deepwater Horizon" and many more!
Matt writes: Music legend Leonard Cohen passed away on November 7th, and became the latest in a long string of celebrity deaths this year that have inspired an outpouring of grief among fans.
An interview with writer/director/actor Tyler Perry about "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween."
Nicholas Ray's domestic monster; Combustion cycle; Inside "Luke Cage"; Paul Cameron on "Westworld"; How to raise a trailblazing daughter.
An extensive preview of 50 films coming out within the next four months, from "Sully" to "Toni Erdmann."
My dinner with Michael Cimino; Emily Ratajkowski's naked ambition; When Disney got trippy; Filmmakers are fans of TCM; Diversity ignores the disabled in Hollywood.
One of our critics looks at what "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" says about life in 2016.
Roger's Favorites: director Quentin Tarantino and producer Lawrence Bender.
Reactions to to some of the 2016 Academy Award nominees.
A recap and report from backstage at the 73rd Annual Golden Globes.
A look at "The Martian's" possible future as a heavy awards contender.
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
A column on the state of the Oscar race after Venice, Telluride and Toronto, with an emphasis on the abundance of actors and actresses playing real people.
A report on "The Death of 'Superman Lives'" from San Diego Comic-Con.
Rape scenes are lazy writing; Penelope Spheeris on "The Decline of Western Civilization"; The new online racism; Affleck and Garner at the box office; Tenth anniversary of "Brokeback Mountain."
A review of Netflix and Marvel's "Daredevil".
Predictions for the eight major categories in the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
Highlights of our 2014 interviews, including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Kevin Spacey, Terry Gilliam, Eddie Redmayne, Jessica Chastain, Hilary Swank and many more.
An interview with Sienna Miller, star of "Foxcatcher" and "American Sniper."
Lists from our critics and contributors on the best of 2014.
David Lynch's Los Angeles; Islamophobia on cable news; Interview with U2; Journalism startup Latterly; Why social impact is more important than ever for documentaries.
Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize; 10 greatest vampire movies; Shonda Rhimes interview; Christianity Today hates "Left Behind"; Genius of nudity in "Gone Girl."