Lean on Pete
I marveled at the humanist depth of the world Haigh creates, one that can only be rendered by a truly great writer and director, working…
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A special edition of Thumbnails featuring coverage of Sundance 2018.
A review of two bold documentaries that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
What are these bizarre screenings, and why are they so popular?
A report on some good films coming your way from Telluride and Toronto this year.
A remembrance of my late friend, Nancy Koppelman.
An interview with co-directors Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis about their essential documentary, "Whose Streets?"
Special edition of Thumbnails with political articles: How to live with critics; Obama on the new health care bill; Trump says the poor can't be trusted; Odds on whether the health care bill will pass; PoliticusUSA says Trump admits to witness tampering.
A report from the 2017 SCMS conference in Chicago.
A look at how Pablo Larrain's film captures legacy, privacy, and loyalty.
An interview with the one and only Norman Lear.
Jana Monji journeys to the legendary Disney vaults to learn more about the creation of Disney's "Pinocchio."
A report on the Smithsonian Channel's "The Obama Years: The Power of Words," and its recent screening in Chicago.
A recap of the fifth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival, including reviews of select titles.
A conversation with actress Zoe Kazan about the election and her thematically appropriate horror film, "The Monster."
An article about Hillary Clinton's historic nomination as the first female presidential candidate and the most qualified
How it's impossible to view The War Room in 2016 and not think of today's campaign and its ugly nature.
The men who were "The Thing"; Adam West and Julie Newmar are back; Carl Ciarfalio on the other Thing; Donald Trump and Toni Erdmann; We've all lost this election.
A review of FOX's new series, "Pitch," premiering tonight at 9/8c.
Second movie is biggest career hurdle; Filmmakers of "The Videoblogs"; In defense of "The Purge"; Chatting with Michael Ballhaus; Profile of Jesse Eisenberg.