Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Everything that a fan could want from a Star Wars movie and then some.
Deborah Kampmeier on "Hounddog"; Today's reductive emotional landscape; Not a reboot, a repackaging; Riding tall on a rebellion frontier; When brown actors play white characters.
Lessons learned from "Rosemary's Baby"; What's missing from "Straight Outta Compton"; Keith Gordon on "The Singing Detective"; Rose McGowan's feminist revolution; Memories of Musso & Frank.
Ascendance of N.W.A; Kodak's first digital moment; ILM's Star Wars VR lab; TV is not the new film; Adam Nimoy, son of Spock.
Meryl Streep performances ranked; Malick and the tao of the sojourning soul; Soderbergh and sex at the movies; Resurrection of America's slums; Pleasures of Blumhouse films.
Colleges censor stand-up comics; Edward Norton on the monetization of Oscars; Nine-year-olds' open letter to Disney; William Friedkin revisits golden era; "Shaun the Sheep" filmmakers.
Daily Dot kills its comments section; Netflix's racist algorithm; Veil of diversity in "Sleepy Hollow"; Warning for screenwriters; Why story structure formulas don't work.
How to behave with disabled people; Hollywood's terrorist typecasting; Laying bare the anatomy of Oscar-bait; Randal Kleiser on "Summer Lovers"; Clues to origins of "mostly lost" films.
The good kind of crazy; John Hughes's original "Vacation"; How Charlie Hebdo's money is dividing France; A dream undone; The wandering years.
How we process movies in 2015; Top Ten Pixar Movies; Christopher McQuarrie on Minnelli and more; Dangers of auteur TV; Dorothy Arzner retrospective at UCLA.
Brando's A-list acting school; Sex, death and Kubrick; Five Wallace essays you must read; Gendering of martyrdom; Hackers can disable a sniper rifle.