A celebration of the life and work of acclaimed indie filmmaker Lynn Shelton, who combined high-concept storytelling with intimate character studies.
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Bottom Line: BlacKkKlansman is an electric, jarring, disturbing, and subversively funny film from one of contemporary cinema’s most vital and necessary filmmakers.
When it premiered in late-summer 2018, filmmaker Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” put Lee back on the map, garnering him some of the best reviews of his career and proving to be his most commercially successful film since the heist thriller “Inside Man” from 2007. Set in the early ‘70s, the film tells the true story of a black detective who successfully infiltrates a Colorado chapter of the KKK.
A beginner’s guide to early 20th century British literature through the work of six authors.
Contemporary British literature offers readers some of the most vitally original voices working today. From established prose stylists Julian Barnes and Ian McEwan to the evocative historical novels of Hilary Mantel and Pat Barker, each of the ten British authors selected for this list has maintained a consistent output of inventive and emotionally-compelling work.
The indelible comic actor Fred Willard passed away May 15 at the age of 86. Best remembered for his roles as delightful oafs in the Christopher Guest improv ensembles Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman, and A Mighty Wind–Willard’s career spanned over fifty years, including a late-career flowering on TV, earning four Emmy nominations for his work on Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family.
In the mid-‘70s, Al Pacino was nominated four times in a row for an Oscar. That doesn’t usually happen. Along with Robert De Niro, […]
The acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee has a new movie headed to Netflix in June. Grappling with the destruction and trauma of the Vietnam War, […]
10 whimsical novels to help you escape.
The iconic comedic actor Jerry Stiller died Monday at the age of 92.
The father of actor and filmmaker Ben Stiller, Jerry Stiller–who, with his wife Anne Meara, found success in the ’60s as a comedy duo–found his greatest success as the perpetually aggrieved father to George Costanza on Seinfeld. Despite only appearing in 26 of the sitcom’s 172 episodes, his comedic presence was so great and his character so belovedly rageful that his riotously aggrieved presence felt foundational to Seinfeld’s ethos. Selected here are 7 of his most memorable appearances.
10 performances. 10 reasons Cate Blanchett is an ethereal being.
For many, quarantining is an opportunity to catch up on reading. With more time on your hands, consider these bulky yet compelling novels.