Solo: A Star Wars Story
An engaging but unnecessary bit of backstory for one of blockbuster cinema's most beloved characters.
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Matt writes: In honor of last weekend's crowd-pleasing hit, "Black Panther," the eagerly anticipated Marvel blockbuster helmed by "Creed" director Ryan Coogler, we have gathered three articles about the picture that is sure to delight fans of all ages. First up are Nell Minow's in-depth interviews with Coogler as well as costume designer Ruth Carter. We also have a beautiful four-star review penned by our critic Odie Henderson, who writes, “The numerous battle sequences that are staples of the genre are present, but they float on the surface of a deep ocean of character development and attention to details both grandiose and minute.”
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The best of the 2016-17 TV season in Emmy ballot form.
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A compilation of reviews defending the new "Ghostbusters" film.
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A chat between our three female film critics about the lasting power of "Thelma and Louise" on its 25th anniversary.
A preview of the 73rd Golden Globes ceremony airing Sunday night, and some predictions.
An article on the 2016 Golden Globe nominees.
A recap of the latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including Jurassic World, Spy, Tomorrowland, Call Me Lucky, and The Larry Fessenden Collection.
A video interview with the stars of "Spy".
An interview with Spy writer/director Paul Feig.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
An interview with Nick Kroll, star of "Adult Beginners."
A recap of the best of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.
A guide to the latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The Tale of the Princess Kaguya," "St. Vincent," and four fantastic Criterion releases.
A personal recap of the 2015 Critics Choice Movie Awards.
Lists from our critics and contributors on the best of 2014.
An interview with writer/director Theodore Melfi on "St. Vincent."
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
A report on the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "St. Vincent," starring Bill Murray.
TV comedy has never been more about its female comedians and two of the best return next week in Amy Schumer and Mindy Kaling.
The male bonding/rivalry and cars-go-vrooom of "Rush" leaves Susan Wloszczyna bored, but the Sandra Bullock and Dame Judi Dench save the day with great work in "Gravity" and "Philomena" respectively.
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