Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Despite flashes of inspiration, this sequel to the unexpectedly compelling Maleficent can't seem to get out of its own way.
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An extensive preview of the films being shown at the 55th annual Chicago International Film Festival.
This year’s festival was one of the strongest I’ve ever witnessed.
An essay about Martin Scorsese's Rolling Thunder Revue, as excerpted from the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
A look back at the definitive performances from the most exciting American actor working today.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on the latest from Arnaud Desplechin, Justine Triet, Lou Ye, and Martin Scorsese.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on the latest from Diao Yinan, Pedro Costa, Albert Serra and more.
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From a childhood of pain, a lifetime of art.
An article about New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi receiving the Ebert Director Award at the annual Toronto International Film Festival during the TIFF Tribute Gala Awards.
The first wave of World Premieres announced for TIFF 2019.
A preview of this weekend's Japan Cuts festival in New York City.
A review of Morgan Neville's Shangri-La, premiering on Showtime July 12th.
An ode to the movies starring, about, and influenced by The Beatles in honor of Danny Boyle's Yesterday.
The famed director of Romeo & Juliet, La Traviata, Jesus of Nazareth and more passed away this weekend at the age of 96.
A look back at the films that complement Bob Dylan's groundbreaking work as a singer and songwriter.
An article about the reissue of "Two Weeks in the Midday Sun."
An essay about Martin Scorsese's Silence, as excerpted from the latest edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room.
John McNaughton talks about the making of his underrated 1993 film, Mad Dog and Glory, on the occasion of a special edition Blu-ray release from Kino Lorber.
A tribute to Stanley Donen.
A tribute to the late, great Dick Miller from his biggest fan.
The astounding and virtually unclassifiable movie from Elaine May gets the Criterion treatment.
A tribute to Andrea Riseborough's stunning 2018.
What if James Dean lived into the ‘60s and worked primarily with French New Wave directors?
An interview with the Oscar-nominated actor about producing and co-starring in Jacques Audiard's unusual Western, The Sisters Brothers.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on two documentaries and two revivals of film noir classics.