You’ll shed a tear or two—especially if you’re a parent—and they’ll be totally earned.
Crossword plagiarism scandal; Marcia Clark on FX's O.J. series; Licensing ambient stadium music; Jenny Beaven on her Oscar outfit; Hollywood's enduring whitewashing.
Rise of American authoritarianism; Dream of the political truth-teller; Jerry Lewis and Martin Scorsese; Hilarity of "The Lion in Winter"; Hollywood's costly lack of diversity.
Dietrich Brüggemann on "Heil"; Bottom line is discrimination in disguise; How central casting found racial types; Secret history of "Endless Summer"; Mexican films still unloved in U.S.
Notes on "Killer of Sheep"; YouTube creators vs. copyright rules; Unsung pioneers of film editing; Phillip J. Bartell on "Miss You Already"; Martin Baron on "Spotlight."
Rooney Mara regrets "Pan"; U.S. military paper brands hijabs "passive terrorism"; Lena Dunham on Kesha; How Louis CK saved cinema; Harrison Ford's best non-Lucas films.
RIP Harper Lee; Hell in Oz; "The Witch" reawakens childhood nightmares; How to hire women directors; How David Milch gambled away his fortune.
How Preston Sturges conquered Hollywood; "Image overload" is frying our brains; South Korea's polarizing film market; Profile of Peggy Siegal; Tim Cook on phone hacking.
Why "The Revenant" was hard for me; Joanna Coates and Daniel Metz on "Amorous"; Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence"; Horror films are scarier than in the past; Teaching VR filmmaking.
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!"