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In Fabric

Strickland frequently tests viewers’ patience, but his off-putting sensibility is powerful enough to make In Fabric as mesmerizing as its subject: salesmanship as a sinister,…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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The Best Television of the Decade

The top 50 shows of the 2010s.

Balder and Dash

Martin Scorsese’s Dangerous Men: On the Actors of The Irishman

May contain spoilers

A piece on Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, and Joe Pesci, and what they've meant to the career of Martin Scorsese.


Hulu’s Reprisal Offers Stylish Story of Vengeance

A review of Hulu's Reprisal, launching this Friday, December 6th.


Luke Lorentzen on His Visceral Mexico City Ambulance Documentary, Midnight Family

An interview with director Luke Lorentzen about his visceral documentary, Midnight Family.

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Short Films in Focus: All These Creatures

An interview with director Charles Williams about All These Creatures, and a presentation of the short film.


The Confession Killer Turns Lies into Fascinating True Story

A review of the new Netflix true crime series, launching Friday, December 6th.


Video Interview: Martin Scorsese and Al Pacino on The Irishman

A special interview with Martin Scorsese and Al Pacino about their new movie, The Irishman.

Far Flungers

​God Bless the Whistleblowers: Official Secrets

An FFC on Gavin Hood's Official Secrets.


The Unloved, Part 72: Solaris

Scout Tafoya's video essay series about maligned masterpieces celebrates Steven Soderbergh's Solaris.


Home Entertainment Guide: November 27, 2019

New on Blu-ray and streaming, including Where'd You Go Bernadette, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and a Criterion edition of Cold War.


M. Night Shyamalan, Apple TV Team Up for Unsettling Servant

A review of Apple TV's Servant, directed and produced by M. Night Shyamalan.


Bring the Soul to Life: Oscar-Winning Editor Paul Hirsch on “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” “Star Wars” and His New Memoir

An interview with Oscar-winning editor Paul Hirsch about his work on Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Star Wars, his new memoir and much more.