Two new books reveal the fantastical studios and vibrant colors of early film.
Werner Herzog, Kenneth Lonergan, and Barack and Michelle's first date.
The premiere episode looks at the merits of “13 Hours” and the fallout from the Oscar nominations.
The nominations are out, and we have snubs, surprises, and a strong field for Best Picture.
Michael Bay doesn’t have much to say about Benghazi, but he does entertain with a brutal effectiveness.
Oscar nominations often say more about the people who vote for them than they do about the movies themselves.
‘The Hateful Eight’ and the ‘Revenant’ upend the racial politics of the Hollywood western.
Reboots, remakes, and the return of Malick, Spielberg, and Scorsese.
From Ellis Island to Mars, this year's best movies took us far away.
For all their lofty narratives, the movies are the fruit of a single family tree.
First-time directors shone this year.
The frank, eye-opening moments that made this a landmark year for women on film.
From Selina Meyer to Francis J. Underwood, who is best equipped for the White House?
Stop-motion animation is more human than not in Charlie Kaufman’s touching, bittersweet sigh of a film.
David O. Russell’s quirky hero proves that in his filmmaking, buoyant, messy exuberance has its limits.
A generic hero weighs down the brutal exposure of the most important sports story of the last decade.
Once boyish, now bearded, Leonardo DiCaprio taps into a gripping, primal urgency in Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s survival film.
Eight unusually chatty archetypes are stuck in a room in Quentin Tarantino’s slack western.