Directed by Studio Ghibli alumni Masashi Ando and Masayuki Miyaji, the film grounds the supernatural in realistic-feeling details.
Films based on Marvel Comics superheroes have made billions. Yet the artists and writers who created these characters get a pittance, if that.
Though superhero movies are Hollywood’s biggest moneymakers, too often we forget their source material.
The Netflix miniseries Colin in Black & White takes an unusual approach to the controversial football player’s biography, but ends up more odd than anything else
Spike Lee’s landmark film is often remembered for its still-relevant social commentary, but its formal brilliance should not go overlooked.
Summer of Soul, Questlove’s directorial debut, seeks to resurrect the memory of the Harlem Cultural Festival, a vital touchstone of Black music.
Ulman’s feature debut chronicles a mother-daughter pair in post-recession Spain with a restrained style and hints of amusing deception.
Warm depictions of Black life and music-making aside, Soul ultimately shortchanges itself with what feels like a lack of confidence in its core character.
A semi-fictionalized account of Christian Cooper’s own experiences, It’s a Bird takes on racist dog whistles with necessary straightforwardness.
The films MLK/FBI and Enemies of the State offer contrasting looks at government oppression.
American Utopia, Lee’s film of the stage show, recontextualizes some of Byrne’s greatest hits as musings on modern life.
If you consider yourself an ally to Black people, it shouldn’t just be about you or how you feel; it should be about how you can help.