Articles tagged with film

Toni Morrison Joy James
Joy James

A timely new documentary celebrates Morrison’s novels, but downplays the enduring power of her work as an editor and essayist.

Ed Pavlic Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace
Ed Pavlić

‘Amazing Grace,’ the long-lost film of Franklin’s gospel album, offers a lesson in the deep connections between gospel and soul music.

Bould Monsters Empire
Mark Bould

Trump’s Space Force is a bad reboot of the old imperial fantasy of control from above.

Robin D. G. Kelley

Boots Riley's new film roasts racial capitalism and issues an unapologetic call for revolution.

Errol Morris Deborah Chasman

Morris on his new film and what he thinks of the man who likened himself to Darth Vader and Satan.

Francey Russell

‘Happy End’ is the culmination of Haneke’s obsession with how technology mediates our desires.

LeBron Black Panther
Christopher Lebron

Black Panther, a movie unique for its Black star power, depends on a shocking devaluation of Black American men.

Mark Bould

The monotony of slow cinema defamiliarizes our world and enables us to see it critically.

Jonathan Kirshner

A new book takes on the titans of twentieth-century cinema, fetishes and all.