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Jean-Luc Godard at 90 The New Wave director pokes the artificial veil of Instagram

Hypnotized by Chess Beth Harmon’s doe-eyed gaze reflects centuries of chess in art history

Schlock and Awe Confessions of a male Hallmark-Christmas-movie addict

Luis Gerardo Mendez The actor made it big in Mexico. Now he’s bringing diversity and humor to Hollywood

He Contained Multitudes A Frank Zappa documentary by the co-star of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure brings the musician’s originality to a new generation

December 1, 2020

A Tale of Two Brothers How Herman and Joe Mankiewicz won and lost the Hollywood dream

Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn In her first-ever screen role, the British actress stars in Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, the latest installment in his Small Axe series

Mosul’s Moment A new film from the Russo brothers, directors of Avengers: Endgame, tells the story of the invasion of Iraq through the eyes and voices of those on the ground

Old-School Cultural and racist stereotypes aside, films like Dangerous Minds suffer from a deeper flaw. Two professors turn to its predecessor, The Corn Is Green, for clues

November 24, 2020

The Flames of Corruption A Romanian documentary might be the most explosive film of the year. And an Oscar front-runner

Pawn Star It’s sexy. It’s smart. The Queen’s Gambit gets chess (and the game’s inherent sexism) just about right

Citizen Mank David Fincher and Gary Oldman illuminate the tortured psyche of one of Hollywood’s greatest screenwriters

When the Sun Set on Billy Wilder Despite Sunset Boulevard, Double Indemnity, and The Apartment, the director had become unbankable by the 1970s

Diana Enters the Firm That wedding. Those rumors. The scandals. A sneak peek at the new season of The Crown

Noah Jupe The star of this month’s The Undoing has six years of acting under his belt. For a 15-year-old, that’s saying a lot

Maria Bakalova The 24-year-old whom Rudy Giuliani couldn’t keep his hands off of—and who almost stole the Borat sequel

Infidelity and Murder at a Private New York School The director of The Night Manager focuses on Manhattan’s addled elite in HBO’s The Undoing

Bad Lighting Alexandra Pelosi’s latest documentary, American Selfie, offers a chaotic, unsettling snapshot of the times we’re living in

The Dark Side of Lolita Sue Lyon was 14 when she starred in the film. The producer slept with her anyway

Second-Wives Club Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas remake the Hitchcock classic Rebecca

For a Good Time in Paris, Call Her “Madame Claude” supplied high-end prostitutes to J.F.K., the Shah of Iran, Frank Sinatra, and others. Was she a feminist icon or a thug?

Charlotte Hope The Game of Thrones actress on the difficulty of moving on from playing Henry VIII’s first wife

Collins on the Rocks American expats are fuming over Emily in Paris, Darren Star’s absurd new Netflix series