You’ll shed a tear or two—especially if you’re a parent—and they’ll be totally earned.
Michael Glover Smith on "Cool Apocalypse"; What Trump doesn't get about Khan; Oral history of "Stand By Me"; Even superheroes punch the clock; Mark Pellington on "Blindspot."
An article reflecting on 25 years at the movies by Roger Ebert.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming including "Magic Mike XXL," "The Duke of Burgundy," "The Connection," and three Criterion releases.
Reviews of TIFF 2015 selections "Downriver," "We Monsters," "Homesick" and "Keeper."
Olivia de Havilland on "Gone With the Wind"; R.I.P. Bob Baker; Chatting with Ethan Hawke; Kieran Fitzgerald on "The Homesman"; David Blaine interviews Madonna.
An appreciation of filmmaker, writer and actor L.M. "Kit" Carson, a singular talent.
Twenty years ago, promising actor River Phoenix died at 23. His last, unfinished film was "reconstructed" and shown at festivals earlier this year. The making of that film was already difficult before his death.
This piece is about director Neil Jordan's seven most overtly supernatural, fairy tale-like films—The Company of Wolves, High Spirits, Interview with the Vampire, The Butcher Boy, In Dreams, Ondine, and his latest, the mother-daughter vampire shocker Byzantium. An infographic analysis of each—please refer to the key for each symbol's meaning—reveals this pattern and confirms Byzantium is the culmination of 30+ years of Jordan exorcising his personal demons on-screen.
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