Other People Is One of the Year’s Best Indies—and We Might Never Know Whether It’s a Hit or Not
A Star Is Born Is the Ultimate Hollywood Horror Story, and Lady Gaga Might Be Perfect Casting
Actresses Over 60 Are the New Box-Office Powerhouses
The Sequels of 2016 Aren’t About Storytelling; They’re Just Brand Extensions
Why Does Hollywood Keep Disrespecting Melissa McCarthy?
Why Hasn’t Lucia Berlin Gotten the Adoration She Deserves?
In Defense of Tom McCarthy’s Simple, Perfect Spotlight Direction
The Best Thing About Middle Age Is Not Having to Care About Giant Franchise Movies
After Joy, I Better Not See Jennifer Lawrence Play a 40-Year-Old Again Until 2030
How a Franchise Movie Like Creed Ends Up Among the Best of the Year
12 Years a Slave Would Be One of the Strangest Best Picture Winners in a Long Time
Why Critics Love Inside Llewyn Davis: It’s About a Critic.
When Male Actors Go Big, We Swoon. When Women Do It, We Call It Overacting.
Her and the Most Uncomfortable Three-Way in Movie History
Robert Altman’s lunar landing picture, Steve McQueen’s interpretation of Ibsen, and other discoveries in the Warner Archive.
The Dirty Harry box set, starring Clint Eastwood and a .44 Magnum.
James Cagney’s funny, weird, sexually charged early gangster movies.
Revisiting In the Heat of the Night.