Movies

How Filmmakers Use the Binary of Black-And-White

What we're watching: a pair of video essays that highlight the strengths and limitations of black-and-white's narrative power. Read More

Introduction to Film History Can Start at an Early Age

With help from PBS, the internet, and Martin Scorsese, getting your children started on Film History 101 at an early… Read More

Want to Break Your Brain? Watch ‘A Mind Sang’

An experiment in perspective and parallel storytelling, 'A Mind Sang' is a hypnotic visual journey that blurs the boundaries between… Read More

What A Vase Can Teach Us About The Filmography of Yasujiro Ozu

What we're watching: a video essay that breaks down the enigma of the vase shot from Yasujiro Ozu's 'Late Spring.' Read More

Watch ‘Hamilton,’ Then Watch These Movies

We recommend 13 movies to watch after you see the film of Broadway's 'Hamilton' on Disney+. Read More

Come Sing and Dance with Our Home Video Pick of the Week

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

‘Runaway Train’ Is an Action Movie with Brains

The Cannon Group’s train movie stays on track, which might surprise viewers who associate the studio with off the rails… Read More

Ray Harryhausen Inhabited the Body and Soul of Monsters

Without the incredible contributions of the legendary Ray Harryhausen, the glorious cinema of monsters would look very different. Read More

The Unshakable Faith of Brit Marling

We're all just incredibly lucky to bear witness to Brit Marling, the challenging creative force behind 'Another Earth' and 'The… Read More