Set It Up
A solid romantic comedy with sharp dialogue, amusing characters, and a few surprises up its sleeve.
Maria Dragus on "Graduation"; Phyllis Diller at the Smithsonian; Cinema's obsession with cyberpunk; Joy of "Sandy Wexler"; 10 real laws straight out of "The Handmaid's Tale."
Rest in Peace, Al Nalbandian; Merging of Hollywood and China; Nnedi Okorafor on whitewashing; Decline of the Western; Kristen Stewart on bisexuality.
Honorees remember Roger Ebert; Watch harder at Ebertfest; Up close and personal with Norman Lear; "Being There" embodies politics, power; Filmmakers embrace critic's sense of empathy.
Ross Partridge on "Lamb"; Charlie Murphy's last laugh; The stardom of Weird Al; Deborah Kampmeier on "Split"; "Billions" sets new high for cable television.
"Bad at Dancing" by Joanna Arnow; Frank talk from four female directors; David Schwimmer's #ThatsHarassment campaign; Directors reframing black history; Pulling Baltimore out of poverty.
Stephen Cone on "Personal Shopper"; Jack C. Newell on "Open Tables"; Not-so-secret life of Terrence Malick; Studio Ghibli's girl power; Éric Rohmer's battle of the sexes.
"Get Out" is the best movie about American slavery; In praise of Jordan Horowitz; That Oscars shocker; Painful black/white Oscar moment; Who killed "Twin Peaks."
Peyton Kennedy on "American Fable"; Dale Robinette's iconic "La La Land" photo; Hollywood diversity report; "I Am Not Your Negro" and white film critics; ReFrame tackles gender inequality.
Michael Gibson on Musicality; "Six" outshines award contenders; "Logan" is a great superhero story; Transgender doll based on Jazz Jennings; "Brown Girls" offers voice to queer women of color.
Melika Bass chats with Michael Glover Smith; Drawing away clichés; Franklin Leonard's Hollywood list; On the set of "The Last Picture Show"; Distillation process of adaptation.