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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

A project that feels true to its source, a well-crafted epilogue for a beloved character who vividly understands the concept of consequences.


Although the title is confounding and perhaps the movie’s worst misstep, it’s Byrne’s digitized and stilted delivery that earns the biggest laughs.

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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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Robert Forster: 1941-2019

A tribute to Robert Forster.


Thumbnails Special Edition: National Hispanic Heritage Month

A special edition of Thumbnails spotlighting coverage of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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IDA Open Call for Documentary Magazine Editorial Fellows

An article about the International Documentary Association's (IDA's) Documentary Magazine Editorial Fellowship Initiative.


CW's Nancy Drew is Just Ridiculous Enough

A review of the new CW series, which premieres October 9.


"The Bed Thing": A Short Film by MZS

A short film about two friends trying to get through a period of loss.

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The Lost Souls of Joaquin Phoenix

A look back at the definitive performances from the most exciting American actor working today.


Video Interview: Renee Zellweger on Judy

A video interview with the star of Judy, Renee Zellweger.

Far Flungers

Thoughts from Mexico on Rambo: Last Blood

If this movie wasn’t so dumb, I would have probably found all of this offensive.

Festivals & Awards

NYFF 2019: First Cow, Fire Will Come, Endless Night, Martin Eden

A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on the latest from Kelly Reichardt, Oliver Laxe, Eloy Enciso Cachafeiro, and Pietro Marcello.


Home Entertainment Guide: October 3, 2019

The latest on Blu-ray and DVD includes Spider-Man: From Home, Child's Play, and the Criterion edition of The Circus.

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NYFF 2019: Oh Mercy!, Sibyl, Saturday Fiction, The Irishman

A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on the latest from Arnaud Desplechin, Justine Triet, Lou Ye, and Martin Scorsese.

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Revisiting Andrew Niccol's Gattaca in the Age of CRISPR

After 22 years, Gattaca is still a plausible, thoughtful tale of discrimination, disability, and worth set in a world where at one point genetic editing must have had good intentions.