Film Comment

27 Jan. 2023
About last night: Dessane Lopez Cassell, Poulomi Das, and Jessica Kiang join to talk about Passages, Shortcomings, Milisuthando, and more
25 Jan. 2023
Two of a kind: Miriam Bale and Abby Sun return to talk about Fair Play, All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt, Rye Lane, and more
24 Jan. 2023
Dancing in the dark: critics Justin Chang and Jessica Kiang share their thoughts on Eileen, You Hurt My Feelings, Cat Person, and more
23 Jan. 2023
Memory lane: the visionary filmmaker, painter, and musician discusses his remarkable life and career on the occasion of a retrospective of restored films at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
23 Jan. 2023
Dialed up: Vadim Rizov and Dan Sullivan join to discuss Fremont, Gush, A Common Sequence, and more
23 Jan. 2023
Good golly: Miriam Bale and Abby Sun join to discuss Earth Mama, Past Lives, Little Richard: I Am Everything, Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project, and more
21 Jan. 2023
Late night: critics Sam Adams, Kayla Myers, and Alissa Wilkinson join in Park City to discuss Justice, Earth Mama, To Live and Die and Live, the doc shorts program, and more
20 Jan. 2023
Stay cool: our Sundance coverage kicks off with Abby Sun and Alissa Wilkinson on opening night films Kim’s Video, The Longest Goodbye, and more
17 Jan. 2023
Collective action: filmmakers Sky Hopinka and Adam Piron discuss their work in the COUSIN Collective and a new streaming series at ThousandSuns Cinema
17 Jan. 2023
Homebound: our critic digs into a new and alternative streaming service for experimental and artist-made films that includes a healthy selection from the Canyon Cinema catalog
17 Jan. 2023
Eyewitness: with Saint Omer, Alice Diop offers a brilliant examination of all that cannot be elucidated about the “clawing duality that haunts so many Black people the world over”
10 Jan. 2023
The long hangover: Sam Adams and Nicholas Russell join to discuss Avatar: The Way of Water, Babylon, Glass Onion, and more
9 Jan. 2023
Drink it in: James Cameron’s much-hyped, space-whale opus seeds the franchise with a militant environmentalism that sets the film apart from similar feats of entertainment engineering
9 Jan. 2023
Performing arts: the most thought-provoking live performances in last year’s edition of IDFA provoked fundamental questions about the nonfiction form
4 Jan. 2023
Facetime: the star of Jafar Panahi’s latest meta-fictional masterwork discusses how her own experience of exile informed her character
15 Dec. 2022
Good things, small packages: curator and critic Inney Prakash list the best short films of the year
15 Dec. 2022
Surgical theater: Alissa Wilkinson, Bilge Ebiri, and Inney Prakash join our panel to countdown (and debate) our top films of the year
15 Dec. 2022
Good as new: our restorations expert rounds up the most vital film revivals of the year
12 Dec. 2022
Tall tales: the light of Steven Spielberg’s cinema is both illuminating and disillusioning, and in the autobiographical The Fabelmans, the auteur subjects himself to its glare
5 Dec. 2022
Smile through it: two mid-career works by the fiercely independent Japanese filmmaker pulsate with distinctly antiestablishment energy
5 Dec. 2022
Mirror image: Joanna Hogg’s latest—featuring Tilda Swinton in a mesmerizing double role—reimagines British gothic horror with specters both familiar and familial
1 Dec. 2022
Galaxy brains: valiant critics Jessica Kiang and Nathan Lee join to battle over the relative merits and demerits of the much-buzzed-about Cate Blanchett vehicle TÁR
29 Nov. 2022
At sea: Tsuchimoto’s docs about the pollution crisis in Minamata, Japan are must-see case studies for a contemporary world faced with its own “disasters of disinvestment“
29 Nov. 2022
Hot air: Alejandro G. Iñarritu’s semi-autobiographical fever dream, Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths, is essentially an overstuffed, self-indulgent concoction
29 Nov. 2022
Dig it: the happenings at Copenhagen’s Rigshospitalet remain as strange and bitingly funny as ever in The Kingdom Exodus, the anticipated third season of Lars von Trier’s series
SCAN TO VIEW AND BOOKMARK THIS PAGE ON YOUR PHONE
BACK TO TOP