The Purge: Election Year
This pseudo-political horror-thriller is an ugly provocation, one that feels especially crass in light of national tragedies like the recent shooting in Orlando.
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An interview with Hany Abu-Assad, director of "The Idol."
Laura Poitras's "Risk," on WikiLeaks, and Paul Schrader's "Dog Eat Dog," a noir, have their premieres at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
The feminine grotesque; Burn the witch; Memoirs of postmodern Orientalism; On "Death Becomes Her"; Chatting with hosts of "Black on Black Cinema" podcast.
On the contrasting critical receptions of Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Radiohead's "Burn the Witch."
A recap of the 88th Annual Academy Awards.
A recap and report from backstage at the 73rd Annual Golden Globes.
An article on the 2016 Golden Globe nominees.
A review of the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel."
A report on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's August 13th, 2015 Grants Gala.
A look at recent releases on Netflix and Blu-ray, including "Life Itself," "Annie," "Into the Woods," "The Lady From Shanghai," and more.
Oscar's idling empathy machine; "Modern Family" episode filmed on smartphones; Madonna is superhuman; The trailer is not the movie; The works of Tyrus Wong.
Oscars saved by the music; Julie Andrews glows in "Sound of Music"; Films of Michael Mann reassessed; Rise of the reactress; Let's get out of here.
A recap of the winners at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.
An interview with Harvard Business School professor Anita Elberse, author of “Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment.”
Tilda Swinton, interviewed; The story behind "Boy With Appple"; Analyzing how rape is depicted in television; "Poptimism" and music criticism; Thoughtful reflections on Roger Ebert.
Russian Supreme Court declares Pussy Riot sentence unlawful; Erica Huggins appointed new president of Imagine Films; a music critic comes to her senses about R. Kelly; Bette Midler to play Mae West; celebrities' queasy new publicity machine.