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Midnight Family

This documentary about a family-owned private ambulance service in Mexico City is one of the great modern films about night in the city.

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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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Benny and Josh Safdie on Uncut Gems, Collaborating with Adam Sandler, Furby Bling and More

An interview with co-writers and co-directors Josh and Benny Safdie about Uncut Gems.

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.


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.

Far Flungers

​God Bless the Whistleblowers: Official Secrets

An FFC on Gavin Hood's Official Secrets.


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