Movies & TV
Thanking Our Immigrant Parents
How Master of None points to the joy, not the guilt, of “Honor your father and mother.”
The Good Dinosaur
Possibly the most generic Pixar movie ever.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
If we walk away from 'The Hunger Games' thinking about big, important cultural questions, then we're better for it.
Chilean miners trapped underground, waiting for the miracle to come.
A son struggles to live as his mom dies from cancer.
Let There Be Life (At the Movies)
In Hollywood’s calculus, movies are expensive—but life is cheap.
Miss You Already
A candid story about cancer that also depicts how loyal friendship can keep us honest.
The story of the celebrated and blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter boasts a star-studded cast but a half-baked script.
Why The New ‘Feminist’ Rom-Com Is a Lie
It's no good to deny that we're both emotional and sexual beings.
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?
When is it okay to laugh at characters in a documentary - and when does that laughter cross a line?
Rock the Kasbah
Getting Bill Murray a few laughs is the wrong way to use privilege to broadcast a cultural message.
'The Armor of Light' and Inflaming the Conscience: A Conversation with Abigail Disney and Rob Schenck
We spoke with the documentary's director and subject about gun policy, the ways fear manipulates Christians, and why the choice to befriend someone else is vital to peace in public life.
Bridge of Spies
Spielberg and Hanks are captivating and likable, though the film still comes up a little empty.
The latest work from Guillermo del Toro is visually sumptuous, but a little too on-the-nose.
Beasts of No Nation
What do you do when the world is in your living room?
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