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Readjustments: On 'Win Win,' 'The Adjustment Bureau' and 'My Perestroika'

Is it a good thing that film—not the audiovisual materials that exist everywhere but movies, projected in public spaces— has stopped being central to American life?

Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy; Matt Porterfield's Putty Hill; Patricio Guzmán's Nostalgia for the Light; J. Hoberman's new book, An Army of Phantoms

Lee Chang-dong's Poetry, Jorge Michel Grau's We Are What We Are, Ron Howard's The Dilemma

The highlights of 2010 included Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer, Jeff Malmberg's Marwencol and the twenty-fifth-anniversary rerelease of Claude Lanzmann's Shoah.
 

The King's Speech, The Illusionist, Black Swan

127 Hours; Jackass 3D; Hereafter; Made in Dagenham; Middletown

Lee Chang-Dong's Poetry, Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff, Charles Ferguson's Inside Job and other films

David Fincher's The Social Network; Yael Hersonki's A Film Unfinished; Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today

My Dog Tulip; Last Train Home; Heartbreaker; Machete

In his Letters from Fontainhas trilogy, Pedro Costa treats the balance of form and content as a moral imperative.

Blogs

On the 25th anniversity of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," America needs to ask itself some hard questions.

June 30, 2014

Nearly a third of American women will have an abortion at some point in their lives, but it’s an experience we almost never see on film.

June 5, 2014

According to one of its producers, the film “tells the story of two ex-soldiers... who walk across the country in a bid to heal from their time on the battlefield.”

May 27, 2014

Currently, 39 states and Puerto Rico subsidize the entertainment business to the tune of about $1.5 billion. Yet many of these agreements lack concrete mandates to direct how companies use taxpayer money in the local economy

May 14, 2014

How Mickey Rooney’s Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream changed Vidal’s life.

April 7, 2014

Naturally, J. Edgar Hoover, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Richard Russell all put in appearances.

April 2, 2014

Actors and actresses were long known for contract disputes and sex scandals, not social activism. So when, and why, did the shift to the left occur?

March 25, 2014

Today marks one of the most momentous nights in 1960s history. 

February 25, 2014

Shirley Temple Black passed away Monday night. She was 85 years old. 

February 11, 2014

Recall Philip Seymour Hoffman's "uncensored journey into democracy in America."

 

 

February 3, 2014