War between men and dogs looms in the Budapest of White God; Ethan Hawke pays homage to New York City’s greatest piano teacher in Seymour: An Introduction.
The fight between terrorism and tourism in Algeria’s Atlas Mountains.
Ayn Rand was a melodramatist of the moral life: the battle is between the producer and the moochers, and it must end in life or death.
Snowpiercer mocks what The Lego Movie cheers—a happy world of compulsory production.
John Coltrane and other “lost” musicians of the ’60s are teaching a new generation of artists to bend time and space.
Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.
In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.
A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.