Paul Kagame, the global elite’s favorite strongman.
Read Pitchfork’s cover story on Janelle Monáe.
A compilation interview between Andrew Robinson and Satyajit Ray.
Agnès Varda will serve as guest artistic director at this year’s AFI FEST.
Michael Koresky travels back to the “female”-driven cine-year of 1986.
Jordan Cronk gets drunk on some Hong Sang-soo.
The London Film Festival announces its lineup.
Amy Taubin speaks the truth about Chronique d’un Été and Le Joli Mai.
Variety confirms what we already knew about HBO’s shittiest show ending next season.
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