Film

Spike Lee’s Blakkklansman Is Sharpest When It’s About the Movies

Spike Lee can only go big. There is no subtlety or secret message that flies over your head. It’s all right there,…
Israel Daramola / August 13, 2018

Watch the Trailer for Barry Jenkins’s New Film If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins, the acclaimed director of the 2017 film Moonlight, celebrates iconic author James Baldwin on his birthday by unveiling the first trailer for his…
Israel Daramola / August 2, 2018

Anti-Abortion Movie Roe v. Wade Not Up to Kevin Sorbo and Stephen Baldwin’s Standards

On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a report about a secretive production of a anti-abortion movie in New Orleans helmed by Nick Loeb, the guy most famous for…
Maggie Serota / July 6, 2018

Halsey Might Be Getting a Biopic

Pop singer Halsey has signed a deal with Sony Pictures to develop and star in a film loosely based on her life, Deadline reports. According to…
Anna Gaca / April 26, 2018

A Chat With Dennis Flores of Netflix’s New Cop Watchers Doc

Cop Watchers, a new mini-doc streaming on Netflix, is a subtly multi-layered film that focuses on systemic racism in the NYPD, and the watchdog citizens keeping…
Dale Eisinger / August 9, 2017

Eminem Is Producing a Movie About Battle Rap

Eminem is co-producing an upcoming satirical comedy film about battle rap and race relations. Alongside him as co-producers: Castlevania producer Adi Shankar and artist manager/Shady Records co-founder Paul Rosenberg.
Anna Gaca / August 2, 2017

HBO’s Eagles of Death Metal Documentary Leaves Its Most Pressing Question Unanswered

On the night of November 13, 2015, Eagles of Death Metal were on stage at Paris' Bataclan club when terrorist attackers suddenly opened fire on concertgoers. The…
Anna Gaca / February 16, 2017

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood Will Score the Newest Paul Thomas Anderson Film

Jonny Greenwood and Paul Thomas Anderson have had a fruitful relationship over the last decade: the Radiohead guitarist has composed original music for Anderson's There Will Be…
Andy Cush / February 2, 2017

Swans Documentary Where Does a Body End? Now Funding on Kickstarter

There's a new documentary coming about Swans, which aims to tell the story of Michael Gira's legendarily heavy ensemble from its inception in 1982 to the…
Andy Cush / January 24, 2017

How Big Screen Sci-Fi and Horror Captured 2016’s Political Paranoia

There's a line in a climactic scene of The Invitation, Karyn Kusama's nightmarish dinner party horror-thriller, that may as well have been the tagline of…
Emily Yoshida / December 27, 2016

Here’s Your (Extremely Brief) First Look at Wes Anderson’s New Animated Film, Isle of Dogs

In a new video for the fundraising platform CrowdRise, Wes Anderson gives us the very first glimpse of Isle of Dogs, his new stop-motion animated film. You…
Andy Cush / December 21, 2016

Why Rogue One Gets the “Dark Reboot” Right

The Force Awakens may have been the last Star Wars movie a multiplex audience claps for. I saw Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on the…
Emily Yoshida / December 19, 2016

Watch the First Trailer for Jay Z’s Documentary on the Harrowing Story of Kalief Browder

In March, Spike will air Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a six-piece docuseries produced by Jay Z. The series chronicles the life and death of Browder, a…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2016

Jonny Greenwood to Perform His There Will Be Blood Score on UK Tour

Film nerds and Radiohead fans in the UK will have a rare chance to see Jonny Greenwood's dense orchestral score for There Will Be Blood performed live next…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2016

The Decline of Western Civilization, Paris Is Burning, Rushmore Added to National Film Registry

The National Film Registry, the Library of Congress archive of American films deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant," has just added 25 new movies, including several…
Andy Cush / December 14, 2016