News and Features
The Sundance-to-Oscar pipeline has been great for independent film directors—at least the male ones.
Yoko’s 80th birthday is a day to celebrate her art, music and activism.
Two brilliant nominees, The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras, along with other recent documentaries, have deepened our understanding of the conflict.
The Smithsonian’s show on the Civil War and American Art expresses a deep unease about the relationship between between art and history.
MoMA’s monumental exhibition recalls the time when abstraction affected people like love or revolution.
Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects; Lynne Sach’s Your Day Is My Night
Robert Bresson’s The Devil, Probably; Maurice Pilat’s Police; Leo McCary’s My Son John.
A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.
Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger’s Jews and Words.
The film’s torture scenes do not excuse or glorify torture; they do something worse: draw the audience into accommodating it.