Always in Season
A very hard sit for many, but this film should be seen. It is an unflinching look at how the racial sins of the past…
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The latest on Blu-ray and streaming, including Alita: Battle Angel, Missing Link, Transit, Fast Color, Shazam, Ash is Purest White, and a Criterion edition of Do the Right Thing.
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A look ahead at the films set to come out in the fall season, starring ten of our most anticipated titles.
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A report on some good films coming your way from Telluride and Toronto this year.
On three more films from TIFF 2017, including the latest from Alexander Payne.
The 25 films we're most excited to see during the fall of 2017.
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Roger's Favorites: director Quentin Tarantino and producer Lawrence Bender.
FFC Gerardo Valero discusses the devolution of Quentin Tarantino by comparing The Hateful Eight to Pulp Fiction.
Several great movies have been released on Blu-ray and DVD lately, including "99 Homes," "Black Mass," "Crimson Peak" and a Criterion version of Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid."
An obituary for film icon Jerry Weintraub.
A feature on the latest major Blu-ray, Netflix, and On Demand releases, including "Gone Girl," "The Boxtrolls," "The Zero Theorem," "Coherence," and more.
A piece on the first wave of critics groups awards and some predictions for SAG and the Golden Globe nominees.
"Mahogany," Diana Ross and me; Nathan Rabin on John Green; Hidden plight of child grooms; 10 tips on turning your short film into a feature; Variety critics list best festival films of 2014.
An interview with the one and only Terry Gilliam, director of this week's "The Zero Theorem."
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The calculation of odds is finished. The campaigning is done. Erik Childress predicts the winners of the Oscars.
Erik Childress analyzes the impact of the recently-awarded BAFTAs on the Oscar race.
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.
Ben Kenigsberg recaps Cannes's post-awards press conferences and closing-night party.
Power is rarely discussed at Cannes, and it’s ostensibly all about art, although careers can hang on critics’ approval, and whether films are sold here, and to how many regions of the world. The annual jury press conference on the opening day is the first and foremost love-fest in which the concept of competition is downplayed and jurors find novel ways to sidestep the question of comparing one film to another in order to award the Palme d’Or in ten days.
Ben Kenigsberg looks forward to the parallel programs at this year's Cannes Film Festival.