Ninja Thyberg’s film replicates a common plot structure for classic porn as it follows a young performer entering the business, but its focus is on the labor involved.
Ahed’s Knee is the latest film by Nadav Lapid to use a fictionalized version of the filmmaker to inveigh against societal injustice.
While there’s room for debate about who is and is not a Karen, one critical component is the stench of entitlement and a pressing need to appeal to authority.
Ebs Burnough’s documentary The Capote Tapes uses hundreds of hours of newly discovered interviews about the infamous author to take a deeper look at his life.
After decades of works about the Nazi dictator, “Who was Hitler?” becomes a less interesting question than “Why do we care so much?”
A new HBO film introduces a level of nuance to its depiction of the president that’s been sorely lacking in most portrayals.
With those who directly experienced the events dwindling in number, films about the Holocaust must now grapple with what “Never forget” truly means.
While narratives depicting the Holocaust present fixed versions of events, testimonial films tend to be more open-ended, and pose more profound questions.
Since cameras were first pointed at the concentration camps, filmmakers have faced challenges in how to respectfully and meaningfully depict atrocity.
Abel Ferrara’s Siberia is an alternately nightmarish and transcendent journey through the subconscious.
The Cinéma L’Amour in Montreal hearkens back to the Golden Age of Porn.
The Academy would do well to expand its recognition of nonfiction.