Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:36pm

The films recognized on Sunday stood out for their simultaneous mastery of narrative and innovative artistic expression.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:12pm
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One isn’t better than the other — that’s not the point. But, together, Buffy the TV show and the Buffy movie demonstrate the two ways teen media can excel.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:07pm
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“It just felt like coming home.”

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 8:17pm
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After a long, dark winter, Lorde is back.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:36pm

It’s not impossible. Male filmmakers can put real women on the screen.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:49pm
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She lived a hard life, full of the sorts of things that should trample the human spirit—poverty, loss, abuse. But, at least in song, she soared.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:59pm
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Seen together, this year's crop of Oscar contenders for the Live Action Short paint a diverse picture of life across the European continent.

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 4:57pm
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Even more than it is funny, “The Lego Batman Movie” is clever.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:56am
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Mills understands how integral music is to defining a world, that music is one of the strongest world-building tools filmmakers have, something unavailable in the same capacity to other storytellers. And thus he creates one of the most sharply real period-pieces of recent memory.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 6:59pm
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On January 21st, I was one in a million — one in more than 3 million people who participated in the Women’s March.