Cinematographer K.K. Senthil Kumar Made Rambos Out of His Actors in ‘RRR’We chat with the cinematographer about striking the right balance between fairy tale action and historically accurate drama.
19 Things We Learned from the ‘Smile’ Commentary"I think humor is very important in a horror movie."
The Ending of ‘Donnie Darko’ ExplainedOne of the most complex portrayals of time travel in film history, the ending of 'Donnie Darko' is filled with clues and double meanings.
Who Gave the Best Ebenezer Scrooge Performance?We sketch out what goes into an effective Scrooge performance and which actors best conveyed the spirit of Charles Dickens infamous miser.
15 Great Gifts for the Movie ObsessedWhether you've been naughty or nice this year, you deserve a Silicone Werepup.
How Filmmakers Navigate an Actor’s Unexpected Death On-ScreenThe show must go on.
‘Babylon’ Is Chaos Personified — But That Becomes Part Of the Charm in Its MessDamien Chazelle wants to dance his dance again, but this time, the Hollywood bacchanalia won't save him from his cinema sins.
Noah Centineo-Led ‘The Recruit’ Is A Brisk and Breezy Spy DramedyCentineo stars in this fun, frothy Netflix dramedy series about a new CIA recruit thrown into the deepest of deep ends.
The Casual Film Lover’s Guide to Shallow Depth of FieldToss a coin to your focus puller.
The Premiere of ‘1923’ Finds Promise and Pain in the 20th CenturyHarrison Ford and Helen Mirren star in the latest Yellowstone prequel, which also features plots following a rugged safari hunter and a Native American residential school student.
What the Mall Scene in ‘Jackie Brown’ Can Teach Us About Tarantino’s Quietest FilmTarantino loves to mess with chronology. With one notable exception.
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Brings Humanity and Empathy to PandoraWe always knew James Cameron was a big ol' softie.
From Bava to Bresson: The Films That Inspired ‘Taxi Driver’Femme Fatales, post-war disorientation, and voice-over? Huh. Maybe 'Taxi Driver' is a noir film.
What’s New to Stream on Amazon Prime for December 2022From Sundance hits to Michael Bay bombs, here's what's new to Prime!
The Real Story Behind ‘Cocaine Bear’Yes, a bear actually did consumer millions of dollars worth of cocaine.
Want a Lesson in Hitchcockian Suspense? Look to Mr. Bean.*Insert Alfred Hitchcock and Mr. Bean handshake meme here*
The Story of How Scorsese’s First Movie Saw The Light of DayTurns out it takes a village to make a Martin Scorsese debut feature. Or at least one Haig Manoogian.
45 Things We Learned from the ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Commentary"This woman's journey is real and worth investing in."
The Ending of ‘Fight Club’ ExplainedIn which one of cinema's most iconic final shots is more than just a bad-ass image.
‘Christmas Bloody Christmas’ Slays With Bloody Holiday FunThink bloody Terminator Christmas special, and you'll be in the right state of mind for Joe Begos' latest.