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.

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

Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz discuss their critically acclaimed film.

And the Oscar Goes to... a White Person
January 15, 2015

The awards are the least racially diverse in 17 years.

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.

Pulling 'The Interview' Was a Terrible Business Decision
December 17, 2014

Movie theaters are in desperate need of a boost—and the controversial comedy could have provided one. 

Finally a Movie That Captures What It's Like to Be Asian American
December 02, 2014

We're not all kung fu masters, geishas, or child emperors.

I Saw More Than 8,000 Movies, and I Never Tired of Them
November 26, 2014

Getting in for free doesn't hurt.

Pauline Kael’s Rousing, Visionary Review that Helped Bring the French New Wave to America
November 25, 2014

Her passionate, wild writing launched careers—including her own.