The movie, streaming on Netflix, attempts to rewrite history, taking sides with the Cuban regime against the Cuban people and Cubans in exile.
The sounds Morricone created are essential to the language of cinema.
The Hamilton musical shows the true nature of the American founding.
Unlike most summer blockbusters made today, Jaws is every bit as dramatic and compelling as the best Oscar-bait.
Kathy Shaidle on the 'love at first sound' 1946 British fantasy-romance film A Matter of Life and Death
Agnieszka Holland’s new film about the Ukrainian famine sheds light on a Western blind spot.
Godzilla is a film about the nuclear age, the horror of firebombing, and Japan’s own post-war trauma.
Ian Holm, English actor of stage and screen, has died at age 88.
A new low-budget sci-fi movie straight out of the 1950s asks deeper questions.
Gone with the Wind has drawn controversy over its portrayal of African Americans in the antebellum South.
The inclination to stop Americans from viewing problematic images, rather than pointing out their flaws, is a destructive one.
The new series by David Simon and Ed Burns is beautifully shot and acted, but its message of looming totalitarianism exposes the showrunners as blinkered ideologues.
In 1974, a great movie called “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” featured the hijacking of a subway car. The crooks demand a million-dollar ransom from New York City. “Goddamit,”...
Competing in the ultimate physical, social, and mental challenge, contestants demonstrate how much excellence human beings are capable of.
A new PBS documentary, Created Equal, shows how Thomas went from abject poverty to his seat on the Supreme Court.
Kathy Shaidle rounds up the scariest scenes from films outside the horror genre, from The Leopard Man and Touch of Evil to Paranormal Activity 3 and Reservoir Dogs
Rarely has a trailer’s most common tagline -- “coming to theaters” -- represented such a mix of defiance and hope.
"The British 'default setting' is resigned inertia and conformity, their widely-reported tolerance for eccentrics being merely the exception that proves the rule," Kathy Shaidle writes in this take on...
"I half-hoped the film would be overrated and dated, but it wasn't," Kathy Shaidle writes of her recent rewatch of the 1976 film Network
Our star movie columnist, Kathy Shaidle, is off this weekend, so her fill-in guy is obliged to step in. I can't quite believe it's twenty years since this film was released, but nevertheless it is: May...