God knows how many millions of dollars and hours of manpower went into making and remaking Geostorm but it turns out to have been all…
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A column on the lack of diversity in this year's potential Oscar nominees.
A look at the contenders for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress this year and how many of them play a historically-beloved role for Oscar, the mother.
A report from Venice on the latest from Martin McDonagh, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and the Swinging London documentary "My Generation."
The 25 films we're most excited to see during the fall of 2017.
The director and star of "Patti Cake$" talk about New Jersey accents, rapping, acting advice and more.
An essay about "Moonrise Kingdom" and childhood from the May 2017 edition of online magazine, Bright Wall/Dark Room.
A review of the third season of "Fargo," premiering this week on FX.
An interview with Simon Helberg, star of Stephen Frears' "Florence Foster Jenkins."
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!"
An interview with "I Smile Back" actress Sarah Silverman.
What should be nominated for Emmys this year? Let us guide the way.
An interview with film critic Matt Fagerholm.
A guide to the best new releases on Blu-ray and DVD, including Nightcrawler, John Wick, Dear White People, Force Majeure, and more.
When critics dare to break with critical consensus; Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2014; Ava DuVernay responds to "Selma" controversy; Top 10 Films of 2014; Melbourne's homeless get free entry to movies.
The best television programs of 2014.
Ten underrated female performances from 2014 worthy of Oscar consideration.
A review of the new HBO mini-series "Olive Kitteridge" with Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins.
A two-part feature on the films of Joel and Ethan Coen.
"The Wes Anderson Collection" video essay series finishes with a look at the director's 2012 hit "Moonrise Kingdom," the tale of a young love that throws a small community into turmoil.
At Disney's D23 Expo, Jani Monji caught up with upcoming animation projects.
Marie writes: For those unaware, it seems our intrepid leader, the Grand Poobah, has been struck by some dirty rotten luck..."This will be boring. I'll make it short. I have a slight and nearly invisible hairline fracture involving my left femur. I didn't fall. I didn't break it. It just sort of...happened to itself." - Roger
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Marie writes: The ever intrepid Sandy Khan shared the following item with the Newsletter and for which I am extremely glad, as it's awesome..."Earlier this year, the Guggenheim Museum put online 65 modern art books, giving you free access to books introducing the work of Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt & Egon Schiele, and Kandinsky. Now, just a few short months later, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has launched MetPublications, a portal that will "eventually offer access to nearly all books, Bulletins, and Journals" published by the Met since 1870."
Marie writes: It's no secret that most Corporations are evil - or at the very least, suck big time. And while I have no actual proof, I'm fairly certain there is a special level of Dante's Hell reserved just for them. (Map of Dante's Hell.)That being the case, when my younger brother Paul wrote me about a cool project sponsored by Volkswagen, I was understandably wary and ready to denounce it sight-unseen as self-serving Corporate shyte. As luck would have it however, I was blessed at birth with curiosity and which got the better of me and why I took a look. For what I found was nothing less than extraordinary....