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STRANGE DAYS Couldn’t Predict the Future Of Entertainment, But It Did Predict Everything Else
Kathryn Bigelow's 1995 classic feels more prescient than ever.
The Hollywood Reporter
Catherine Burns: The Vanishing of an Oscar-Nominated Actress
Fifty years ago, her searing supporting role in "Last Summer" led to critical acclaim and Academy recognition, but the actress soon disappeared from Hollywood, leaving her fans and showbiz admirers searching for answers.
‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker,’ And The Shameful Sidelining Of Rose Tico
Kelly Marie Tran deserved better.
The True Story Behind the Movie 'The Report'
The film, starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening, chronicles the real investigation into the CIA's use of torture and the struggle to release what Senate staffers uncovered.
The Hunt’s cancellation and Hollywood’s history of self-censorship, explained
The movie industry has tried for a century to keep the government out of the box office.
The Director Who Doesn’t Care What You Think of His Movies
S. Craig Zahler’s movies, including his latest, ‘Dragged Across Concrete,’ have been labeled unwoke racist fantasias. But he’s not making them to get universal approval.
'BlacKkKlansman': The True Story of How Ron Stallworth Infiltrated the K.K.K.
Spike Lee brings Stallworth’s extraordinary story to the screen—but how closely does the film hew to real history?
Enlisting an Audience: How Hollywood Peddles Propaganda
Movies like ‘12 Strong’ and ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ exemplify military valor without considering the cost of war.
New York Times
Why ‘Black Panther’ Is a Defining Moment for Black America
Ryan Coogler’s film is a vivid re-imagination of something black Americans have cherished for centuries — Africa as a dream of our wholeness, greatness and self-realization.
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