Oeuvre: Kiarostami: ABC Africa
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: ABC Africa

Isn’t Kiarostami just enlisting the image of the Other for an aesthetic exercise?

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Holy Hell! In the Company of Men Turns 20
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Holy Hell! In the Company of Men Turns 20

What first appears an ironclad solidarity of identity eventually shows itself to be entirely provisional.

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Wilson
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Wilson

The Settlers
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The Settlers

Patriots Day
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Patriots Day

Patriots Day, hitting wide release just days after Obama’s farewell address on Chicago’s South Side,…

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The Ardennes
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The Ardennes

Revisit: Soul Man
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Revisit: Soul Man

The wearer of blackface—even if achieved, implausibly, through tanning pills—is, as a rule, far less…

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Max Rose
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Max Rose

As schools reopen, leaves change color and Oscar-bait season begins to bloom, every new movie…

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Can We Take a Joke?
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Can We Take a Joke?

A piercing inquiry into the tug-of-war between freedom of speech and off-color standup comedy.

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Holy Hell! Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 20

It’s hard to argue for the film’s stealth wokeness when Loc Dog gives a desperate…

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