Anderson’s latest is described as a “love letter to journalists.”
Throughout, any and all subtext is buried under the weight of Jim Carrey’s mugging.
The filmmaker discusses her elliptical approach to filmmaking and how she compels our active spectatorship.
Consider this project part cathartic exorcism and part sheepish capitulation to the role the Oscars have played in our lives.
The filmmakers allow their characters to learn the usual humanist lessons, in the process eliding the ramifications of their scenario.
Parasite earned four awards, edging out 1917 for best picture.
For Patricio Guzmán, to gaze at the Cordillera is to comprehend the range of history and the possibility of its distortion.
At its best, the documentary gives its subject the space to lay out his deeply populist vision of fashion.
A lot can change on a campaign trail in a matter of weeks, days even.
How could the essentially non-political 1917 not arrive as sweet solace in our cultural moment?
On the occasion of the release of Birds of Prey, we ranked the seven titles in the DC Extended Universe from worst to best.
Birds of Prey feels at times less like its own story and more like a trailer for what’s coming next.
Given the academy’s long history and resurgent embrace of technical triumphs, we’re not holding our breath for an upset here.
The only thing louder than the vroom-vroom of James Mangold’s dad epic is the deafening chorus of “Best. Movie. Ever.”
Levan Akin offers up a swooning gay romance as the centerpiece from which all of his other ideas radiate.
The film’s awkwardness is expressive of the pain and confusion of wrestling with truths that shake one’s conception of identity.
One of the realities of the Oscar race is that you never want to peak too early.
Oscar has a long-standing history of using the screenplay awards for token gestures, especially toward writer-directors.
Oscar voters are suckers for scale, throwbacks, ostentation, and, above all, a sense of prestige.
The tea leaves are reading that it will be another win for middlebrow respectability.