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Film

OK Boomer
Film

OK Boomer

Can a World War II-era movie about an old crank help with generational riddles today?

Abe Callard
Badfellas
Film

Badfellas

Scorsese’s gangster masterpiece has turned 30, and while America has always had a soft spot for rule-breakers, we’ve clearly taken things too far.

Matt Hanson
A Million Little Boulders
Film

A Million Little Boulders

Hiroshi Teshigahara’s 1964 Woman in the Dunes is a subtly subversive film that mirrors our COVID-induced confinement.

Abe Callard
Movie Making History
Film

Movie Making History

Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix film on the Chicago 7 is a terrific tale—emphasis on the word “tale.”

Lauren Weiner
Theater of the Not-So-Absurd
Film

Theater of the Not-So-Absurd

Borat is back. But can he compete with the political theater that is Donald Trump?

Abe Callard
Our Virtual Versailles
Film

Our Virtual Versailles

Nearly 25 years on, a brilliant period masterpiece anticipates the viciousness and vapidity of the modern social media scene.

Nicole Penn