Stephen Park has been brought into Wes Anderson’s exclusive filmmaking troupe for The French Dispatch in a role that was written specifically for him.
Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore embody 1970s-era cultural shifts in the jumbled social message that tries to be a cutting-edge Elvis movie, Change of Habit.
Denis Villeneuve talks about how fear can “mind kill” directors. But creating the epic Dune for cinema wasn’t scary at all — that’s just creative pressure.
Silent film star Francis X. Bushman of ‘Ben Hur’ fame overcomes the posthumous oblivion that claims most of the stars who built early cinema.
Director Harry Macqueen talks about working with dementia charities and his hope that ‘Supernova’ will be a force for change in the end-of-life debate.
George A. Romero’s The Amusement Park (1973), showing at Salem Horror Fest, terrifies with what the future brings to all who dare to live.
A lyrical ode to Hollywood beauties Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor, the An American Tragedy-inspired A Place in the Sun casts a long noirish shadow.
Gen X kids of single working moms like me had to figure a lot of things out themselves. These five films helped make sense of the world – outside and inside.
Director Ruth Platt talks with PopMatters about women filmmakers using the system while subverting it to empower their voice.
Paul Schrader’s The Card Counter finds Oscar Isaac at his mercurial best and presents yet another triumph of the writer/director’s tongue-in-cheek cynicism.
Filip Jan Rymsza’s thriller Mosquito State amps up hyper-reality in a cautionary tale of what the 24-hour news cycle is doing to our brains.