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The Conjuring Patrick Wilson
June 3, 2021
Patrick Wilson was meant to direct. Michael Chaves saw the signs. “When you’re shooting, he’ll always say, ‘OK, let me
50 film festivals worth the entry fee film festival
May 22, 2021
The 2021 film festival landscape is all about recovery, and almost every festival expects this year to be better than
LGBTQ Film 20 Fantastic LGBTQ+ Film Festivals From Around the Globe
February 15, 2021
What’s queerness without community? We queers—we noble trans and gender-nonconforming folks, we lesbian, gay, pan, and bisexual babes, we non-binary,
last Black Man in San Francisco Joe Talbot
March 23, 2020
Thora Birch shows up for a second at the end of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the feature
Sidney Flanigan Never Rarely Sometimes Always
March 23, 2020
Sidney Flanigan’s road to starring in Never Rarely Sometimes Always, one of the most celebrated films of the year, began in
Sophia Takal Black Christmas
December 12, 2019
Bob Clark’s Black Christmas, released days before Christmas 1974, largely invented the slasher genre. But what struck director Sophia Takal about
Frankie Ira Sachs
October 23, 2019
Back in 1962, one of cinema’s great masters, Satyajit Ray, released a film called Kanchenjungha. It was the first feature
September 19, 2019
“Is there something more horrible than that? The selfie?” Antonio Banderas asks cheekily, a little tired, but presiding in the
September 6, 2019
In 1924, while crossing the Tre Croci pass in the Dolomite Mountains of Northern Italy, the novelist and androgynous socialite
July 24, 2019
Aren’t we all still mourning the loss of Cinefamily? The beloved, homegrown repertory theater in West Hollywood grew in its
May 9, 2019
Jonathan Levine knows what you think about his movie. Schlubby guy, gorgeous woman. He’s funny, was at one time employed,
April 4, 2019
Among the many disparate and overlapping interested parties—lovers of soul, lovers of concert documentaries, Sydney Pollack fans, Christians—the news of
March 7, 2019
Even back then cheap apartments were hard to find in Manhattan,” says Peter MacNicol during his opening monologue in Sophie’s
March 7, 2019
There is an incredible moment in Christian Petzold’s new film Transit where our hero Georg (played inscrutably by Franz Rogowski),
February 28, 2019
Part documentary, part narrative feature, part research project, part autofiction, Romanian writer/director Adina Pintilie’s Touch Me Not rests comfortably on the boundary
December 13, 2018
Ben Is Back is the wonderful new feature film from writer-director Peter Hedges (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Dan in Real
December 7, 2018
Vox Lux is a very big and puzzling movie that is now out, from director Brady Corbet. You may remember
December 3, 2018
Nijla Mu’min and I are on the phone talking about rep sweats. “Have you heard of the NPR podcast Code
November 15, 2018
On April 13, 1987 a young, charismatic, Democratic Senator from Colorado hauled a small caravan of press, aides, and family
November 15, 2018
Karina Longworth is best known as the creator, producer, and host of popular Hollywood history podcast You Must Remember This,
September 21, 2018
The brutal, bombastic cultural satire that is Assassination Nation explodes into theaters this month, introducing vast new swaths of audience
September 14, 2018
Caroline Young is the Scottish author of several books on film and fashion, most recently Hitchcock’s Heroines, a big, beautiful
July 30, 2018
You will know the work of prolific producer and sometime director Marc Turtletaub, but may not recognize his name. Like
July 23, 2018
A reverent initiate of a patriarchal regime; a disturbed young psychiatric hospital ward; a sexually questioning teen with a flair