Black And Missing Hbo

‘Black and Missing’ Highlights a Media Blindspot and its Consequences


We review the HBO documentary series, which follows the Black and Missing Foundation in its efforts to spread awareness about missing persons of color.

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.


Who Benefits Most from the Oscars Qualifying VOD Releases


The Academy issued a temporary exemption for films having to skip a qualifying run in theaters. But this isn’t about ‘Trolls World Tour’s Oscar chances.

Beastie Boys Story Photo

The Ending of ‘Beastie Boys Story’ Explained


Spike Jonze’s new “live documentary” concert film features some surprising and peculiar cameos in its final moments.


Watch ‘Sergio,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend nine movies to watch after you stream the Sergio Vieira de Mello biopic on Netflix.

Tiger King

Watch ‘Tiger King,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend 11 movies to watch after you finish Netflix’s latest phenomenally popular true-crime series.

Box Office Mid Year

The Biggest Hits and Misses at the 2019 Box Office So Far


Midway into 2019, we look at the winners and losers of the year so far.

Harvest of Shame

The Serious Movie Tradition We Should Follow On Thanksgiving


The Loving Story

‘The Loving Story’ is Necessary History Strengthened By Extraordinary Footage