Goodbye to Language
Jean-Luc Godard's latest free-form essay film may be, more than anything else, a documentary of a restless mind.
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Three acclaimed Chicago documentaries—"Life Itself," "Red Army," "Finding Vivian Maier"—are eligible for the Oscar shortlist.
David Lowery on "Force Majeure"; Rick Perlstein on "Life Itself"; Jacqueline Keeler responds to Matthew McConaughey; Beatrice Welles on "The Other Side of the Wind"; Brandy Burre on "Actress."
Boone and Henderson on "Dear White People"; Brody on "Birdman"; Serpico on the NYPD; Sragow on film criticism; Uhlich on "Citizenfour" and "Nightcrawler."
Facebook's unsung laborers; "Mulholland Drive" is a great horror film; Felicia Day on GamerGate; Extra faces penalty for revealing Batman spoiler; Samuel Fuller's daughter makes documentary.
Why "Mrs. Doubtfire" is Robin Williams's greatest role; Alex Ross Perry on "Listen Up Philip"; Keanu Reeves on "John Wick"; Blackwater founder remains free; Six films to remember from Chicago fest.
The roots of reactionary rage; Dietrich Brüggemann on "Stations of the Cross"; Paul Schrader's silent protest; Case closed on murder of Bulgarian defector; Author tracks down her troll.
Happy birthday Udo Kier; Reflections on "All That Jazz"; 10 essential Nicolas Roeg films; The abortion conversation we need to have; I just can't watch "Marry Me."
"The San Francisco Bay Guardian" shuts down; Gabriel García Márquez chats with Akira Kurosawa; Kim Dickens on Fincher's "woman problem"; Comedy club charges per laugh; R.I.P. Elizabeth Peña.
An interview with writer/director Theodore Melfi on "St. Vincent."