McQueen’s masterful film is the kind that works on multiple levels simultaneously—as pure pulp entertainment but also as a commentary on how often it feels…
Read her answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
Our writers pick the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
A tribute to the legendary Harry Dean Stanton.
An interview with author Charles Taylor about his new book.
Sheila O'Malley on the art of Joan Crawford, as displayed in a new restoration of 1952's "Sudden Fear."
An interview with the legendary Sam Schacht about the art of Method Acting.
A book review of Edward Sorel's "Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936."
A tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.
A report from the Hawaii International Film Festival on the second annual Ebert Young Writers Program for the Arts, mentored by our resident critic Sheila O'Malley.
Sheila writes: Slate reached out to more than 20 prominent film-makers, film critics, scholars, for their favorite movies by black film-makers. The result of that survey is an indispensable list of films, some iconic, some underground hits or cult favorites, and some criminally underseen: The Black Film Canon. There's a fantastic accompanying the video: The Black Film Canon Supercut.