Drama

‘Manta Ray,’ Metaphor and the Rohingya

Metaphors about the plight of the Rohingya are made hauntingly literal in this elliptical issue film from Thailand.

Still Miseducated: How Desiree Akhavan Transcends the Issue Film

The lack of theatrics in ‘Cameron Post’ feel less like a failure and more like its right.

31 Things We Learned from Michael Mann’s ‘Manhunter’ Commentary

"This scene is suggested by Pillow Talk. I don't know who's Rock Hudson and who's Doris Day."

Gillian Flynn’s Dark America

Deadly obsessions take charge in adaptations of ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Sharp Objects.’

The Familiarity of Grief in ‘Hereditary’

Notes on the elements of maternal grief in 'Hereditary' and how it harkens back to that of Sofia Coppola's 'The…

The Ambiguity of ‘A Kid Like Jake’ Could Present a Vital Perspective for LGBTQ Cinema

Director Silas Howard sought to "not let the audience have their catharsis," and adds a new layer to queer onscreen…

Brian De Palma Selects Harvey Weinstein for his Next Hitchcockian Boogeyman

Will the real Norman Bates please stand up?

‘First Reformed’ and the Two Types of Thinking Films

It's a matter of questions and answers.

‘This Is Jane’ to Shed Light on the Fight for Reproductive Rights

Michelle Williams is set to star in and produce the timely biopic.

Dominic Cooke’s Excellent ‘On Chesil Beach’ Grasps the Seriousness of Young Sex

Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle give aching performances as an inexperienced early-60s couple with a tragically short-lived marriage.