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You’ll Go Dutch for the Colorful Costume Drama Tulip Fever

It was one of history’s great economic bubbles: a period in 17th century Holland when a single tulip bulb could be worth an obscene amount of money. During this time of manic...

A Brooklyn Bad Boy Wants It Both Ways in Beach Rats

Frankie (pictured, center) is noticeably smart and obviously handsome, but he’s aimless: his main occupation seems to be kicking around Coney Island with his buddies like a pack...

Kumail Nanjiani Stars in The Big Sick

Silicon valley cut-up Kumail Nanjiani steps center stage in his latest project, a feature film adaptation of his own true-life love story, which is equal parts humor and heart....

Queer | Art Presents A Pride Weekend of LGBT Films

Queer|Art has partnered with Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to present “Queer|Art|Pride,” a special weekend of screenings by rising star LGBTQ filmmakers, taking place...

The Lost City of Z: It’s a Jungle out There

Charlie Hunnam — who played a beguiling twink in the original British Queer as Folk and a gruff biker in Sons of Anarchy — here takes on the role of real-life explorer...

Is Tommy’s Honour Par for the Course in Golf Films?

With no disrespect intended, I think it’s fair to say that golf is often quite boring to watch. Films about golf, however, have proven much more interesting (see: The Legend of...

There Are No Small Parts, No Small Actors in Colossal

Some indie films rely on big ideas, and the one behind this film is as big as its title might suggest. Colossal is the story of a writer, played by Anne Hathaway, who can’t stop...

Women on the Verge: Classic Almodovar

The films of Pedro Almodovar tend toward either drama or camp — though even the dramatic ones possess a kiss of campiness, just as the campy ones maintain a good amount of plot...

It's Blood on the Tracks for The Girl on the Train

When relationships dissolve, there is often friction between perspectives: Which partner crossed the line?...

Growing up Gay on Miami’s Mean Streets in Moonlight

Executive produced by Brad Pitt, Moonlight is a film of exceptional quality from writer and director Barry Jenkins. it’s both a portrait of a black gay man growing up on the...

Bening Right on Time in 20th Century Women

Annete Bening plays Dorothea, the single mother of teenage son Jamie and the central figure of an unusual household in Santa Barbra, California circa 1979....

Kate Winslet Stirs Oscar Buzz with The Dressmaker

Kate Winslet stars as the titular Dressmaker in this bawdy Australian tale about rediscovering one’s past and then burning it to the ground. Winslet plays Tilly Dunnage, who...