An in-depth interview with Greta Gerwig about her triumphant new adaptation of Little Women, which graces the cover of the Nov-Dec ’19 issue of Film Comment
Directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles explain the eerie prescience of their genre-bending thriller in which the cowboys are the Indians and the Indians are the cowboys.
Here, there, and everywhere: the director of Terminal Sud discusses the universal resonances of his elliptical French-Algerian thriller
Family matters: the directors of One Child Nation on the psychological workings and vestiges of the decades-long Chinese policy
Face off: a conversation about Jordan Peele’s Us and issues of horror, race, class, and criticism itself
At this year’s Berlin Critics’ Week, I was invited as a guest speaker for the post-screening debate on Kostas Samaras’ MAGIC SKIN.
A poignant tribute to the resilience of cinephilia, TALKING ABOUT TREES chronicles the efforts of a group of retired Sudanese filmmakers to revive a defunct cinema.
Broken systems: two Sundance films highlight the breakdowns that occur when the public good meets the free market
Framing the guilty: Chinonye Chukwu’s film features an extraordinary performance by Alfre Woodard as a conflicted prison warden
Parallel histories: Garrett Bradley’s remarkable short interrogates representations of early Black filmmakers