I’m not going to call these the “top ten movies of 2016,” because that would imply they’re actually the year’s ten best movies, and I’ve m..
Jackie is one of those movies that’s precision-engineered to land an Oscar nomination for acting. It’s an impeccably cast historical drama..
It might be going a little far to look at a thousand-foot corkscrew throbbing its way through space and say “this is what rape culture loo..
This is a good movie.
While most critics have been very enthusiastic (Rogue One is 85% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes), prominent critics at ..
It’s a telling comment on our unsettling political moment that Bob Iger, the head of Disney, has felt compelled to clarify that “there are..
Years ago, I was walking through London’s National Portrait Gallery with a family friend who was then a teenager. She was distinctly nonpl..
“Make no mistake — we are at war,” wrote curator Rosy Simas in a program note for Saturday’s Choreographers’ Evening at the Walker Art Cen..
The most refreshing thing about 100 Years, 100 Buildings is that it’s not those 100 years. By cutting himself free of the artificial const..
Thanksgiving has always been a sham. It’s built on a hoary bit of mythology about how important it was for Native peoples and America’s ea..
The concept of Question the Wall Itself sounds like a skit from Portlandia. “As artists, we just really think that it’s time to question t..
Some time in 1999, I noticed that one of the kids in a family I was baby-sitting had spent the entire day in her room. “Anna, are you okay..
For the first half of its two-hour running time, Arrival unfolds remarkably like a science fiction story from 1949. Alien beings have made..