“Understated” isn’t a word you’d ordinarily use to describe a Jerry Bruckheimer production, but that’s surprisingly what 12 Strong ends up being.
So tired of slave movies; Abuses in NYC ticketing industry; Rosenbaum on "La belle noiseuse"; Hollywood's Westmore family; Studios push for digital screeners.
Remembering "The Last of the Mohicans"; Daniel Radcliffe's farting corpse; The most recalcitrant "ism" of all; László Nemes and Géza Röhrig on "Son of Saul"; Roger Deakins on "Hail, Caesar!"
Being black and gay in Hollywood; Phil Joanou on "The Veil"; When white actors play other races; Bold risks taken by filmmakers last year; How abortions on TV don't reflect reality.
The shaming of Robert De Niro; Disappointment invades "The 5th Wave"; Christopher Jason Bell on "The Winds That Scatter"; Why the #OscarsSoWhite fuss matters; Boxing's greatest muse.
Stakes high in "Chi-Raq"; Problem with "Danish Girl"; K.K. Barrett teams with Kid Koala; Malick remains elusive; Emma Thompson on Alan Rickman.
Stephen Cone on being his own editor; Deniz Gamze Ergüven on "Mustang"; Guy Maddin's "The Forbidden Room"; What causes terrorism against the West; Trusting women to write super-men.
Decline of middle-class films; Hunter S. Thompson's son speaks out; Tarantino's inner movie nerd must be stopped; Rob Schenck on guns and religion; Jean-Pierre Léaud on "The 400 Blows."
How comedy soared in 2015; "Star Wars" among Top 10 Films of 2015; Mark Ulano on "The Hateful Eight"; Carrie Fisher remains riotously off-message; Roger Deakins on "Sicario."
Video revives the radio star; Ominous words from Trump; Single ladies in church and on TV; Spotlight's journalism fellowship; Chatting with Alex Cox.
On the set of "Transparent"; Looking at critics' awards; P. Jay Sidney's crusade to integrate TV; Living in the dawning of "Children of Men"; Excavating "Shy People".