The Zookeeper's Wife
Has many lovely and moving moments but fails to capture the many layers of this unique story, relying instead on plainly-stated metaphors.
"Life Itself" to screen at Maryland doc series; Mark Hamill on Carrie Fisher; "Children of Men" is more shocking than ever; Jim Hemphill on "Snowden"; Top 100 Favorite Films.
Ava DuVernay shatters the glass ceiling; Best films of 2016; Team risks lives for elephants; Gary Sinise's "Of Mice and Men"; Barry Jenkins on "Moonlight."
Laura Bretan on her extraordinary year; "It's a Wonderful Life" at 70; Rise of Voldemort; Brilliance of "The Catch"; Crazy Cage in "Army of One."
Jackey Neyman Jones on "Manos: The Hands of Fate"; "Designated Survivor" mixes Trump and Clinton; "Carrie" at 40; Lynchian women; New gatekeepers of self-expression.
A night of the living dead to remember; A new black masculinity; Malick breaks his silence; John Candy's children remember their father; Haunted history of Knickerbocker Hotel.
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.
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.
Nicholas Ray's domestic monster; Combustion cycle; Inside "Luke Cage"; Paul Cameron on "Westworld"; How to raise a trailblazing daughter.
Joost van Ginkel on "The Paradise Suite"; How movies handle bipolar disorder; "Birth of a Nation" isn't worth defending; Hollywood's ageist casting decisions; Robot could win a Pulitzer.
History of kids cursing onscreen; Capturing the process of dying; Interviewing Dorothy Arzner; A charming hostelry; Jerry and Dean meet again.