Black cinema (and American cinema as a whole) hasn’t been the same since the release of Spike Lee’s revolutionary New York drama.
Spike Lee’s 1986 debut is a bold, if shaggy, milestone for the history of Black cinema.
Part deadpan comedy, part drama, and part neo-noir, Jim Jarmusch’s 2005 indie remains one of his most textured—and one of his most approachable.
We look back on Martin Scorsese’s 1980 boxing drama, and how Joe Pesci became one of the most pivotal players in the filmmaker’s stable.
Quentin Tarantino’s classic 1994 new-cool drama set the stage for a new era of independent film, and saw the end of his own sense of mercy.
Fifteen years after its release, Roland Emmerich’s environmental disaster film is no less corny, but its warnings about climate change ring depressingly more urgent.
Maya Angelou’s sole directorial effort Down in the Delta is a powerful and engaging look at a strong-willed family taking control of their destiny.