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How Much Do You Really Know Bill Murray?

Bill Murray is near and dear to our hearts. And in honor of the Murray-starring Hamlet becoming available to stream on Fandor, we thought it …


“The Bank Job” and Printing the Legend

“Based on a true story.” How many times have you read that sentence during the opening credits of a movie? This past year has been …


Beauty After the Fact: Exploring the Contrasts of “Finding Vivian Maier” and “The Woodmans”

To analyze the portrait of any artist, one must embrace the grey areas — the imperfections, the weird, the obscure. In terms of photography, however, …


Illness and Bodily Exploration in Penny Lane’s “The Pain of Others”

In Penny Lane’s The Pain of Others, the human body is a contested territory upon which human and technological sight grind together to reorganize and …


Weekend Playlist: End of the World

From comedies set in rural villages where hilarious chaos ensues to post-apocalyptic societies of self-replicating cyborgs, this weekend playlist is for the science-fiction fan in …


Mark Ruffalo is a Stealth Sex Symbol

Thanos may have swept in to steal the Hulk’s role as the “daddy” of the Avengers franchise, but those of us with discerning taste still …


Trailer Park Thursday: “The Party’s Just Beginning” and “Gloria Bell”

Astrologers have long pointed to two major planetary transits as turning points in life: the first Saturn return, which affects those in their late twenties, …


The Aching Humanity of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters”

Hirokazu Kore-Eda is one of the only contemporary Japanese directors whose narrative features are certain to get a theatrical release in the U.S. His latest …


Steve McQueen and the Human Body

Steve McQueen has made a career out of exploring the human body — its materiality, its limits, its politics — through the tools of cinema. …

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The Many Shades of Adam Driver

Adam Driver has rarely looked that different between roles throughout his career. His face is always immediately recognizable and most of his characters seem quiet …

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