Kantemir Balagov has the confidence to tell his story chiefly through the faces of his characters as well as their placement in the frame, thereby…
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A remembrance of two legendary groundbreaking Divas who recently passed away, actress Diahann Carroll and opera singer Jessye Norman.
An article about the free screening of Melissa Haizlip's "Mr. Soul!" on Thursday, February 21st, at the Apollo Theater.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Boy Erased, Suspiria, The Sisters Brothers, Widows, and a Criterion edition of In the Heat of the Night.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Solo, Leave No Trace, and Three Identical Strangers.
An article about TCM and the African-American Film Critics' Association's (AAFCA) month-long programming initiative, The Black Experience on Film.
An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An article about PROJECT INVOLVE/Ebert Fellow Melissa Haizlip winning the Audience Award at AFI DOCS 2018 with her film "MR SOUL"
An article about Melissa Haizlip and Samuel D. Pollard's "Mr. SOUL!", screening Saturday, June 16th, at AFI DOCS. And Rory Kennedy's "Above and Beyond: NASA'S Journey to Tomorrow.'
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
A look at the uneven way that disabled men and women are presented in American cinema.
A rare superhero fantasy that's plugged into the real world, but that still can't be all things to all viewers.
A report on the PBS Press Tour's highlights for the winter and spring of 2018.
A report from the 75th annual Golden Globes.
A celebration of the late Jonathan Demme.
A look back at the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival, which included screenings of nitrate prints, a conversation with Michael Douglas and much more.
An interview with David Oyelowo, star and producer of Amma Asante's "A United Kingdom."
An interview with Raoul Peck, director of "I Am Not Your Negro."
This seasoned triumvirate of talent deserves their recognition in a competitive year.
A report from AFI Fest on a presentation of Otto Preminger's "Carmen Jones."
An interview with Jeff Nichols, writer/director of "Loving."
An interview with writer/director/actor Tyler Perry about "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween."
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "Brooklyn," "Freaks and Geeks," "Concussion," "The Bicycle Thieves," and more!
A piece on extending the conversation about diversity at the Oscars to include all minorities.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
An appreciation of the late, great cinematographer, documentarian and activist Haskell Wexler, plus a transcript of his 2013 conversation about his work on Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven."