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The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 5:30 PM
While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?
Kathryn Bigelow's Intense 'Detroit' Finds a Glimmer of Hope Amidst the Hopelessness
31 Jul 2017 // 5:30 AM
This is no one's neighborhood. Detroit doesn’t help anyone to feel at home, least of all viewers.
Highly Political, Highly Personal: 'Zero Dark Thirty'
11 Apr 2013 // 11:10 PM
Director Kathryn Bigelow asked questions to which she didn't have the answers, reminding us about the way in which arts and politics are deeply interconnected.
Award Season Rewind: 'Zero Dark Thirty'
16 Jan 2013 // 3:30 AM
Between now and the Oscars, we will be revisiting the films that make the 2012 Awards Season sizzle. This time out, we look at Kathryn Bigelow's amazing follow-up to her previous Best Picture Winner, The Hurt Locker
Austin Dale's Film Honors for 2012
9 Jan 2013 // 5:00 AM
Austin Dale shares his ballot and most memorable film moments from 2012.
Kathryn Bigelow Sheds Fresh Light on the Tragedy of 'Detroit'
1 Aug 2017 // 3:50 AM
Bigelow infuses that summer night in Detroit with the urgent viscerality of her overseas war films and the racial boldness of early-era Spike Lee.
Kathryn Bigelow Confronts Horrific Chapter of US history in Searing 'Detroit'
28 Jul 2017 // 3:12 AM
If Detroit feels even harder to watch in its jagged, you-are-there ferocity, it may be because its particular war zone feels so much closer to home.