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On Making 'Waves': Interview with Director Shults and Cast

Director Trey Edward Shults and the cast of Waves break down the process of making their emotionally raw family drama.

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How Bruce Springsteen-Inspired Film, 'Blinded by the Light', Came to Light

Director Gurinder Chadha and author/journalist Sarfraz Manzoor discuss the culture clash that inspired their film, Blinded by the Light, based on Manzoor's cross-cultural memoir, Greetings from Bury Park.

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A Good Lie: Lulu Wang on the Real Lie Behind Her Film, 'The Farewell'

Why don't we have more immigrant stories in film? Lulu Wang talks with PopMatters about fighting to tell her story, her way, and how that came to fruition in her latest film, The Farewell.

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'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Is a Perfect Date Movie

Spider-Man: Far From Home is arguably the cutest, funniest, most entertaining comic book superhero movie of the year.

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Gentrification Blues: Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails on 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco'

Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails talk about their tribute to the old San Francisco -- before tech moved in -- in their moving feature debut, The Last Black Man in San Francisco.

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Taron Egerton on His Technicolor Portrayal of Elton John in 'Rocketman'

Faced with the challenging task of portraying the iconic Elton John onscreen in Rocketman, Taron Egerton took the challenge head-on, to spectacular results.

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Jordan Peele's 'Us' Is as Thrilling as It Is Thought-provoking

While not as streamlined as Get Out, Jordan Peele continues to provoke thought through the horror movie lens with Us.

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'Captain Marvel' Sees the MCU Through a Woman Character's Eyes

Captain Marvel is a solid start for a strong, compelling character that will grace the big screen for years to come.

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Polite Movies? Not Interested: Karyn Kusama, Phil Hay, and Matt Manfredi on 'Destroyer'

The director and co-writers of Destroyer discuss Nicole Kidman's uncharacteristically rugged performance and how their collaboration brought forth the film's unconventional story structure.

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Band of Brothers: Jason Reitman, Matt Bai, and Jay Carson on 'The Front Runner'

Filmmaker Jason Reitman and co-writers Matt Bai and Jay Carson delve into the band-like creative process behind their thought-provoking political drama, The Front Runner, revolving around Gary Hart's scandalous 1988 presidential campaign.

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Gay Conversion Therapy Onscreen: Joel Edgerton On 'Boy Erased'

Actor-director Joel Edgerton details the sensitive process of making Boy Erased and how the film could act as a lifeline for families who have experienced gay conversion therapy.

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Where Black Girls Are Seen and Heard: 'The Hate U Give'

The Hate U Give director George Tillman Jr. and actors Amandla Stenberg and Russell Hornsby discuss the film's cultural impact with PopMatters.

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Life Can Be Miserable - 'Life Itself' Captures This in the Worst Way

Unlike his work in This Is Us, Dan Fogleman's efforts here offer no subtlety.

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From All Angles: Megumi Sasaki on 'A Whale of a Tale'

The Cove enraged many an animal activist in 2009, but Megumi Sasaki offers an unbiased look at the controversy of whaling and dolphin hunting in the Japanese town of Taiji.

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'Sorry to Bother You' Is As Eye-Opening As It Is Bizarre

Boots Riley announces himself a filmmaker to watch with an explosive racial satire that's as unforgettable as they come.

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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Is Fun But Fails to Remedy Marvel's Most Egregious Convention

Paul Rudd is at the top of his game in Ant-Man and the Wasp, but Evangeline Lilly isn't given an equal platform, despite what the title suggests.

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Born to Die: Interview with Filmmaker Christopher Quinn and Farmer Frank Reese on 'Eating Animals'

Frank Reese is one of the country's last truly independent farmers, and filmmaker Christopher Quinn tells his story and explores the devastating effects of factory farms on the planet in Eating Animals.

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Should One Laugh, Cry, or Cringe at Mayer's Adaptation of Chekov's 'The Seagull'?

Michael Mayer's take on Chekov's play is an engaging comedy of manners, but it flies by too quickly to appreciate the nuances of the writing.

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Against All Odds, 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Soars

A young Han Solo learns the art and artifice of being an outlaw in Solo: A Star Wars Story, the perfect popcorn movie to kick off the summer blockbuster season.

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'Deadpool 2': The (X-)Force Is Strong with This One

The blasphemous, unyielding Deadpool 2 doesn't outdo its predecessor, but rather gives more of a good thing.

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Morgan Neville on the "Radical Kindness" of 'Mr. Rogers Neighborhood'

Eschewing nostalgia, filmmaker Neville of Won't You Be My Neighbor is far more interested in Fred Rogers' ideas than his biography.

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When 'Unsane' First Sinks Its Claws into You, It Sinks Them Deep

The way Soderbergh knocks loose our grip on reality is paralyzing and unforgettable.

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The Light within 'Midnight Sun'

When the light can't be brought in, the light comes from within. Interview with the director and cast of Midnight Sun.

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Director Alex Garland on Nature and the Absence of Gender in 'Annihilation'

Garland discusses his personal approach to filmmaking and the beauty of nature and math -- and video games.

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