This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt’s career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It’s a special film.
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Audry’s work challenged social constructs dictating how a woman should behave and desire, in part motivated by how she was treated within the industry.
A tribute to Stanley Donen.
A body of work at once austere, beautiful, tactile, allusive and deeply generous.
A review of the new book, People Only Die of Love in Movies: Film Writing by Jim Ridley.
A preview of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
A piece on the success of The Greatest Showman and the condescending critical response to it.
A review of two of the biggest games of 2017, a pair that use World War II in very different ways.
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
An in-depth look at an ambitious retrospective at NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center that celebrates one of cinema's greatest years.
Dan Callahan pays tribute to the late art-house goddess.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
A tribute to the late, great Abbas Kiarostami.
An interview with filmmaker Lars von Trier at the Cannes Film Festival.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Room, The Big Short, Carol, and many more.
A tribute to the late Jacques Rivette.
An interview with experimental filmmaker Mark Rappaport.
A celebration of actresses Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg in anticipation of an upcoming series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
A review of Kent Jones' "Hitchcock/Truffaut" from the Telluride Film Festival.
The latest on Blu-ray/DVD, including "The Knick," "Day For Night," and "Unfriended."
On the wealth of new books and materials about Orson Welles on his 100th birthday.
An interview with "Goodbye to Language" actress Héloïse Godet from the 17th annual Ebertfest.
Scout Tafoya analyzes the unique narrative of "Jauja" with Viggo Mortensen.
Donald Liebenson chats with actor/comedian/writer Patton Oswalt about his new book "Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film."
A supporting actress smackdown; 25 essential short films; Scorsese on story vs. plot; "Guardians" needs more faith in itself; Warren, Jerry & Carlos Danger.