Film

I Spent Four Years Trying to Get My Book Optioned for a Movie. All I Got Were Two Belgian Waffles.
February 11, 2015

The first thing the producer said to me: “We’re gonna get you out of that studio apartment.”

Oscar-Nominated 'Timbuktu' Shows the Terrors of Life Under Islamist Extremism
February 09, 2015

For the characters of "Timbuktu," religious extremism isn't a news segment, but everyday life.

The Oscar-Nominated Film Hollywood Loves, But the Russian Government Hates
February 08, 2015

Oscar-nominated 'Leviathan' shows the Russian state from the perspective of those trapped inside it.

Creative Destruction
February 04, 2015

Is it still possible to survive as an artist in America?

In Israeli Divorce, "The Man Has All the Power"
February 04, 2015

Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz discuss their critically acclaimed film.

Parents of Transgender Kids Could Learn a Lot from Brangelina
January 27, 2015

Leelah Alcorn's suicide was preventable.

The Real 'American Sniper' Had No Remorse About the Iraqis He Killed
January 13, 2015

Clint Eastwood's film gives Chris Kyle too much credit.

The Controversy Over 'Selma' Shows Why You Shouldn't Fact-Check Movies
January 08, 2015

We go to the movies to be entertained, not educated.

'Selma' Ignores the Radical Grassroots Politics of the Civil Rights Movement
January 02, 2015

Hollywood loves the great man narrative, but the civil rights movement was never about top-down leadership.

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