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What 'Half Nelson' Teaches About 'Captain Marvel' Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

They've gone on to write and direct Captain Marvel, but there was a time when Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck made small films like Half Nelson and seemed poised to create a distinct, unpredictable body of work.


The Animated 'Batman: Mask of the Phantasm' Is Still the Only Bat-Film That Gets It

Despite a long history of live action films with wildly varying tones, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is still the only theatrically released Bat-film to truly understand the character and how best to build a story around him.


Jim Carrey's 'Kidding' Tries Its Best to Figure Everything Out

Showtime's Kidding, starring Jim Carrey, asks viewers, "What if Mr. Rogers was coming unglued and didn't have all the answers to his or anyone else's problems?"


The Unbearable Lightness of Being Jim Carrey

After decades in show business, what compels Jim Carrey to continue performing?


'The Standoff at Sparrow Creek' Is a Tense, Mean Little Film with Something to Prove

Despite a premise that feels ripped from today's headlines, the debut film from writer-director Henry Dunham works as both a tense reflection on these times of gun violence and an effective study of something far more timeless.

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