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Film news and analysis from The Nation
July 21, 2017
A Summer of Special Effects
On one end of the scale, there’s the stroke of cinematic inspiration in
A Ghost Story
; on the other are CGI inventions like the astonishing
July 12, 2017
Meet the Syrian Activists Fighting ISIS—With Cameras
In Matthew Heineman’s
City of Ghosts
, freedom of the press is a matter of life or death.
July 1, 2017
The Manufactured Images of ‘The Reagan Show’
The new documentary film is both a valiant exposé and a victim of the president’s publicity machine.
June 9, 2017
If you’re looking for a heroine at the movies this summer, you should look beyond the latest superhero story.
June 1, 2017
Letters From the June 19-26, 2017, Issue
McCarthyism: past or present?… Implausible deniability… Lessons from Carrier… An admiring bog… Electing the future (
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May 12, 2017
Acts of Insolence
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
is earnest in a way that’s ill-suited to a movie that pretends to razz the whole superhero business.
May 8, 2017
The Prisoner Firefighters Battling California’s Wildfires
Three clips from a new film exploring the seemingly ordinary landscapes touched by our prison system.
May 5, 2017
Laura Poitras on Julian Assange: ‘Admirable, Brilliant, and Flawed’
The filmmaker’s latest,
, documents the many sides of the WikiLeaks founder.
May 4, 2017
Laura Poitras: The Many Contradictions of Julian Assange
Plus Stephen F. Cohen on the new Cold War, and Eric Foner on Trump and history.
Start Making Sense
April 27, 2017
The Corporatization of the Web Has Thinned Out Our Culture and Undermined American Democracy
In his new book
Move Fast and Break Things
, Jonathan Taplin argues that, among its many downsides, the digital revolution has diminished our very humanity.