Lingua Franca

The Honest and Complex Portrayal of Immigration in ‘Lingua Franca’


Isabel Sandoval’s Netflix film offers a response to America’s obsession with immigration.

Harry Belafonte Tonight Show

When Harry Belafonte Hosted ‘The Tonight Show’ and Changed Television Forever


Yoruba Richen’s documentary ‘The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show’ revisits a mostly lost but never forgotten week of television.

Host Zoom Horror Film

How One Shot from ‘Host’ Encapsulates the Film’s Horror


You use Zoom. I use Zoom. We all use Zoom. So what happens when it becomes a vehicle for evil?

The Sopranos Employee Of The Month Melfi

Reliving the Toughest Episode of ‘The Sopranos’


“Employee of the Month” is a masterful hour of television, but it’s also a brutal, emotional viewing experience.

Dazed And Confused

‘Dazed and Confused’ and Richard Linklater’s Commitment to Nostalgia


For his 60th birthday, we look back at what makes Linklater’s ode to the ’70s such a classic.

Women Make Film

How TCM’s ‘Women Make Film’ Makes Up for Film Education’s Exclusivity


Mark Cousins’ documentary and TCM’s accompanying programming expands the reach of conventional film education to a wider audience with a more diverse slate of movies.

Rosy McEwen Alienist

Newcomer Rosy McEwen Shines in ‘The Alienist: Angel of Darkness’


The breakout performance makes for an enthralling, gruesome second season of the TNT crime drama.