Here’s hoping this year’s Academy Awards doesn’t leave female directors out of awards contention for best foreign film.
From live-action to animated to documentaries, we flip through the Academy Awards’ shorts offerings to see what we think should win.
Who should win, who will win, and who was left out.
Howl’s Moving Castle, Hayao Miyazaki’s sprawling, mythic steampunk fantasy from 2004, is one of the master’s more underrated features.
In the wake of Serenity’s balls-out weirdness, we look at how it fits into the oeuvre of “oddball post-Oscar films” for McConaughey and Hathaway.
Bob Zemeckis plays with his favorite CG toys – and Steve Carell.
Christian Bale transforms into Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s deeply angry essay film.
Barry Jenkins’ sensitive, lyrical adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel is one of the year’s best, most tragic romances.
While it won’t win any awards for historical accuracy, Josie Rourke’s royal drama shines thanks to some gorgeous […]
Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest is a droll, hilarious dramedy about the challenges of female power and competition, with three […]
Peter Farrelly’s period road movie about a black piano player and his Italian driver in Jim Crow America […]
Steve McQueen’s ambitious, female-driven crime film sports fabulous performances, but bounces haphazardly between tones. This piece was originally […]
Despite a stellar cast and some good intentions, Jason Reitman’s political drama about the rise of the tabloid […]
The first-time filmmaker and the veteran actor sit down to talk about Chomko’s experiences with Alzheimer’s in her […]
While Bryan Singer’s biopic takes some uncomfortable liberties with Freddie Mercury’s life, Malek’s eye-catching performance elevates the proceedings […]
While it’s patently hungry for awards, Melissa McCarthy’s biopic of infamous letter forger Lee Israel is compelling and […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The Chicago International Film Festival keeps chugging along this week, and […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The 54th Chicago International Film Festival is more than just an […]