Could Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards,’ spurred by an acting tour-de-force from Frances McDormand, be this year’s ‘Moonlight’ at the Oscars?
The similarities between the author, a street fighter as a kid, and his Yankee alter ego are obvious
November 7th, 2017 3 comments
Liam Neeson takes on the role of Deep Throat—a heroic but complex, hard-to-read crusader—in ‘Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House’
In the hands of Denis Villeneuve and Ryan Gosling, the sequel to a cult classic about an American dystopia becomes a bold arthouse blockbuster
October 3rd, 2017 1 comment
The dissident Chinese exile Ai Weiwei proves perfectly suited to the task of revealing the depths of the refugee crisis with his film, ‘Human Flow’
September 29th, 2017 1 comment
With the Toronto International Film Festival drawing to a close on Sunday, the Oscar race is now officially underway. Here are some worthy contenders.
In 2013, the versatile director said he was retiring from moviemaking. Four years later, he’s back with ‘Logan Lucky’. Here’s why.
David Lowery’s ‘Ghost Story’ goes so boldly against the Hollywood grain, it’s incredible that it was made at all
‘Rough Night’ is part of a wave of films from female directors changing up the summer movie season. But why do they mostly cede to Hollywood formula?
June 16th, 2017 1 comment
The Square, Diane Kruger and Joaquin Phoenix take home prizes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival
From virtual reality to Netflix’s arrival to the emergence of women directors, Cannes finds itself in flux at 70. What comes next?
In interviews with The Meyerowitz Stories’ Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Emma Thompson, the stars riff on family, art and happiness
“Okja” is a novel twist on the big budget monster movie, but it was the studio behind it that first caught the audience’s attention at the festival
For Michelle Williams, being a mother ‘is in the centre of my life. But I think that’s pretty ordinary.’
May 18th, 2017 1 comment
Brian D. Johnson’s first dispatch from Cannes, the high altar of world cinema—where it’s grappling with some seismic shifts