Emerging October 24, 2014
The writer-director talks about why his impeccably crafted debut film isn’t for race-segregated audiences, and why the marketing is more about provocation than actually communicating what his movie is like.
Interview October 20, 2014
Interviewing the NSA whistleblower in a Hong Kong hotel room, Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald produced a documentary about government surveillance that was news, as well as reporting news.
Movie Of The Week October 14, 2014
After shocking the theater scenes in Madison and Chicago, director Stuart Gordon turned to H.P. Lovecraft as the inspiration for a horror-comedy that pushes boundaries and gets grosser and funnier as goes along.
Exposition October 08, 2014
There’s an entire industry of panic and outrage built around rumors and early reports on things like Gone Girl’s ending, or Into The Woods’ song choices. It’s a waste of everyone’s time and energy.
Movie Of The Week October 07, 2014
Horror has become judgmental in different ways in the past decade than it was back in the 1980s. Two writers discuss how Wes Craven’s nightmare scenario changes things up and hearkens back.
The Conversation October 07, 2014
In adapting Gillian Flynn's bestselling thriller, David Fincher didn’t skimp on brand-name products. Two writers argue over whether the film’s native advertising goes too far, or is just accurately mirroring our brand-name world.