If boutique home-video distribution trends in the same upward direction in 2018, we’ll all need personal assistants just to keep track.
Whether personal or political, our selections prove that the video is still a potent form for communication.
In 2017, queerness on screen is no synonym for homosexuality writ large, but a strategy of resisting and unsettling categories.
While our political culture grows more repressive and reactionary, horror cinema is growing more diverse.
A sense of autobiography invests these performances with a life force that transcends the direct confines of the screen.
These scenes will be taking up prime real estate within our collective memories for years to come.
This year offered incredible riches in cinema, as well as lowlights that are both obvious and intensely debatable.
Many of these films dramatize a struggle to connect while elaborating on the realms existing within one’s mind.
We can stop waiting for powerful voices of resistance to emerge, because they’re already telling their stories.
The best albums of 2017 were made by artists ready to lay the groundwork for a counter-cultural movement.
The resilience of retroism was, this year, tinged with the irony of watching those not knowing the past being doomed to repeat it.
With some time and distance, 2017 may end up meaning for video games what 2007 or 1999 meant for film.
Films from two of our most prolific auteurs will open and close NYFF this year, but more noteworthy are the eight films in the main slate made my women.
There’s an engimatic quality to the role of Christopher Nolan in the current filmmaking landscape.
Five years after the singer’s death, we’re ranking Whitney Houston’s best singles.
In conjunction with the release of The Beguiled, we ranked Coppola’s films from worst to best.
Let’s not fool ourselves: There’s only one truly great film with a killer shark at its center.
These are the best albums of 1999 as selected by Slant’s music writers.
These are the best albums of 1998 as selected by Slant’s music writers.
These are the best albums of 1997 as selected by Slant’s music writers.