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Bombshell is both light on its feet and a punch in the gut.

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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

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Jay Roach on Bombshell, the Appeal of Polarizing Figures, Turning Charlize Theron into Megyn Kelly and More

An interview with director Jay Roach about Bombshell.

Festivals & Awards

Earth, Wind & Fire to Become First R&B Group to Receive Kennedy Center Honors on December 8th

An article about Chicago native Verdine White, and Earth, Wind & Fire receiving the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, December 8th.

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.


Apple TV Drama Truth Be Told Just Sounds Like Lies

A review of Apple TV's Truth Be Told with Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul.


Top of the World: Tom Harper on The Aeronauts

An interview with director Tom Harper about his thrilling adventure movie, The Aeronauts.


Sundance 2020 Announces Competition, Midnight, Premiere Titles and More

A look ahead at the 118 features that will be competing at this year's Sundance Film Festival.


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.

Balder and Dash

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.