History has not been kind to Richard Nixon. Nor, by and large, has pop culture.
On Richard Linklater's Bernie and depictions of the south.
The first time I realized I was transgender, I was doing the dishes.
In the early 1990s, Al Pacino began a project that would span years and continents; a multi-level documentary chronicling his attempt to understand and convey how he felt about Shakespeare’s Richard III.
Lauren Wilford goes long with director Guillermo del Toro on art, life, death, morality and movies.
Streep’s take on writer Susan Orlean is both impossibly plausible and shamelessly fabricated. It is the film’s thesis made flesh.
In a way Stories We Tell is the version of a story Sarah Polley was forced to tell at gunpoint.
Amadeus treads a middle ground between the divine and the damned.
The Program, then, came at the right time to face that “ugly truth” head on: Armstrong had confessed and had been vilified by the same press that once loved him.
Herein lies the chief moral perplexity of David Fincher’s Zodiac: as a society, we desire justice, but when confronted with ambiguity, we’re tempted to disregard the law in order to achieve it.
Capote, the 2005 biopic that imagines Truman Capote while he was writing In Cold Blood, expertly navigates the murkiness of fact and fiction in the author’s life and work.