While Oasis: Supersonic is never boring, especially for fans, it’s also not quite deep enough to justify its narrow focus, especially at its overlong running…
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An interview with Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer, director and subject of "Into the Inferno."
A report on filmmaker Steve McQueen's Q&A at the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival.
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on Nathan Adloff's "Miles," Shawn Convey's "Among Wolves" and Cailtin Parrish and Erica Weiss's "The View from Tall."
David Paterson on "The Great Gilly Hopkins"; Rise of magical realism on TV; Missing found-footage masterpiece; The rom-com is dead; Sarah Paulson and Mark Duplass.
Matt writes: Movie lovers sorely missing a new book featuring the work of Roger Ebert are now in luck. The fourth installment of Ebert's celebrated book series, The Great Movies, is now on sale, compiling the critic's final 62 essays on indispensable films that he considered truly great.
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on Monica Lãzurean-Gorgan’s "A Mere Breath" and Kirill Serebrennikov's "The Student."
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on David Singer's "Imperfections" and Anne Zohra Berrached's "24 Weeks."
The men who were "The Thing"; Adam West and Julie Newmar are back; Carl Ciarfalio on the other Thing; Donald Trump and Toni Erdmann; We've all lost this election.
An interview with Kleber Mendonça Filho and Sônia Braga, director and star of “Aquarius.”
An interview with Deborah Lipstadt, the subject of Mick Jackson's "Denial."