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DP Russell Carpenter on the Virtual Reality of ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

We chat with the cinematographer about the challenges of simultaneously shooting live-action and virtual. Read More

How “Decision to Leave” Weaponizes Misdirection

Every director gets to make a Hitchcock. Read More

The Day New Hollywood Died

New Hollywood is dead, long live New Hollywood. Read More

200 Hours Makes One Garment in ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

We chat with costume designer Deborah L. Scott about 'Avatar: The Way of Water' and how virtual fittings differ from… Read More

Ben Davis and the ‘High Noon’ Cinematography of ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’

We chat with the cinematographer about the Westerns that influenced Martin McDonagh's psychological slugfest. Read More

In Profile: The Art of the Cinematic Close-Up

/Are/ you ready for your close-up, Mr. DeMille? Read More

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2022

This year's best films featured clones, time travelers, superheroes (but not too many), multiverse hoppers, and werefolk Read More

Our Pick of the Week Cooks Up a Delicious Meal

Plus 6 more new releases to watch at home this week on UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD! Read More

The Best Non-English Language Films of 2022

From a stoic donkey to circus "freaks" battling the Nazis, here are best non-English language films of 2022. Read More