A brief bubble of air as the Watch List continues to mend.
A half-post while the Watch List recuperates.
The nicest Oscars in years, Happy 90th to Sir Michael Caine, and a new podcast on an ever-burning movie and subject.
Classics of the New Millennium: "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days" with Dana StevensListen now (54 min) | Slate's film critic and I discuss the powerful 2007 Romanian drama about abortion, friendship, and everyday sainthood.
Happy Birthday, Michael CaineThe man who was born Maurice Micklewhite and who came to fame as Alfie turns 90 today. He has appeared in 140 movies, give or take, which comes …
The multiverse comes out on top at a grateful and gracious 95th Academy Awards.
Extra, extra, get yer Academy Awards predictions and short film links here.
This year: A battle royal between the youth wing of Oscar's voting membership and the AMPAS old guard.
A guide to the 15 nominees in the Animated, Live-Action, and Documentary Shorts categories -- and (for paid subscribers) where to see them.
Last-chance February titles, a new podcast episode celebrates a great heist flick, and two of 2022's best films finally come to theaters.
In theaters,"Return to Seoul" and "The Quiet Girl" are both ⭐⭐⭐⭐ new releases. On demand: "A House Made of Splinters" (⭐⭐⭐) and "Palm Trees and Power…
Classics of the New Millennium: "Ocean's 11" with Jason BaileyListen now (46 min) | Our second entry in the new podcast series is a Steven Soderbergh lovefest.