Movies

Is This How It Ends for Roy Andersson?

In "About Endlessness," the 78-year-old director delivers something he hasn't for a long time: a glimmer of optimism

Movies

Remembering “Josie and the Pussycats,” the Last Bastion of Pop Cynicism

Now 20 years old, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont's film still reads as a slyly subversive commentary on the slow, corporate death of popular music

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“Shiva Baby” Is a Hilarious Treatise on the Pains of Being a Millennial

Director Emma Seligman and star Rachel Sennott talk sugar babies, career anxiety and the definition of Jewish comedy

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It's Time to Pay the Queen of Sexploitation the Respect She Deserves

Doris Wishman is the most prolific female filmmaker who ever lived. So how come no one knows her name?

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The Future of Hollywood Belongs to Lakeith Stanfield

His turn as an FBI informant in “Judas and the Black Messiah” is the latest in a string of generation-defining performances

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The First Great Film of 2021 Attempts to Drink Away the Male Midlife Crisis

A group of friends embark on a journey of “controlled alcoholism” in Thomas Vinterberg's “Another Round”

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What Draws So Many Boomers to America's Largest Retirement Community?

More than 130,000 seniors take up residence at Orlando's The Villages. A new documentary sets out to understand what brought them there.

Arts & Entertainment

Who Is George Clooney, Director, Anyway?

Toward a definition of a reliable but middling auteurial career

Movies

Remembering “Heat” for What It Was: The Most Homoerotic Film of the ’90s

Nominally it's an action movie, but the simmering tension between De Niro and Pacino belongs to another genre

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Is David Fincher’s “Mank” a Netflix Psy-Op? An Investigation.

There’s an intentionality to be ascribed to Netflix’s choice to give a green light to a script that the director himself confesses all the other studios passed on

Movies

Revisiting 1980, The Year the Movies Killed Disco

"Xanadu" and "Apple" have both gained a cult following for their woeful depictions of a movement past its prime

Movies

“Hillbilly Elegy” and the Rise of the Award-Season Thirst Trap

Why did Amy Adams and Glenn Close choose to do such a bad movie? For the Oscar.