The explosive reaction to Nate Parker’s slavery drama “The Birth of a Nation” at Sundance last month suggests that the two-year drought of major black nominees could end at next year’s Academy Awards. When this year’s Oscar nominations were announced, revealing 20 white acting nominees for the second straight year, a global controversy re-ignited that sent the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trending on social media once again. Over the past few weeks, everyone from Spike Lee to President Obama have wei....show text
When Jason Sudeikis was making the Farrelly brothers' 2011 comedy " Hall Pass," writer-director Peter Farrelly told the comic actor he reminded him of Jack Lemmon, the everyman Oscar winner who was equally adept at comedy and drama.
The Whitney offers an engrossing solo show by an artist best known for films documenting surveillance and the post-Sept. 11 “war on terror.”
In this restored 1965 film from the writer-director Antonio Pietrangeli, a would-be starlet fitfully ascends the social stratum.
The Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' makes a lot of obvious references to old Hollywood movies. Find those and others on this week's list of recommendations.
With this year's Sundance Film Festival wrapped, it's time to look forward to the inevitable impact on the future Oscar race.
French conservative values group Promouvoir has won another victory in its crusade against sex and violence on French screens. Lars von Trier's 2009 drama, Antichrist, which scooped the best actres...
Crotty’s queer soap opera chronicles the tragicomic plight of lonely Roger, who seeks comfort and companionship from the sexually frustrated army wives.
Friends with Benefits: An Anthology of Four New American Filmmakers presents films by Gabriel Abrantes, Alexander Carver, Benjamin Crotty & Daniel Schmidt.
Director Brian Oakes' documentary of the American conflict journalist, murdered by ISIS in 2014, has been acquired for VOD and DVD by Gravitas Ventures, and air
In a digital space with an increasing number of niche and independent players, the question is this: If you build it, will they come?