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I Am Michael Maps Painful Betrayal

In the late 2000s, Michael Glatze–a former advocate for gay rights and co-founder of Young Gay America, a magazine for LGBT youth–announced that he had embraced Christianity and was no longer gay. He also denounced homosexuality as evil. Justin Kelly’s I Am Michael–adapted from a 2011 New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis–tells some…

Humans Give Meaning to A Dog’s Purpose

Movies about dogs are always excruciating for dog lovers. Even if nothing terrible happens, the anxiety that something might–ticking away minute by paw-scrabbling minute–is torture. Nothing truly terrible happens in Lasse Hallström’s mostly warm and fuzzy A Dog’s Purpose, with the exception of a sequence in which a police dog commits an act of bravery…

Where to Watch All of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies

Nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning, but the awards show doesn’t air until Feb. 26, which leaves plenty of time to catch up before Oscar Sunday. Although several of the films up for awards are still in theaters, many are already available to watch on streaming services. Here’s where…

Diversity at the 2017 Oscars: These Are the Records That Were Just Broken

For the last two years, the Academy failed to nominate any nonwhite actors for Oscars. Critics pointed to the Academy—a body of predominantly white, male voters—as emblematic of the lack of diversity in Hollywood, both on and off screen. In an attempt to answer these critiques, the Academy diversified its voting pool last year. The…

M. Night Shyamalan Discusses the Untapped Potential of the Human Brain

The master of supernatural suspense returns with Split, a psychological thriller that explores mental illness. Shyamalan discusses the untapped potential of the human brain and the changing nature of diversity in Hollywood

Annette Bening Is Radiant In 20th Century Women

Stories about Women as told by Men get a bad rap these days–we hardly need our lives mansplained to us. But does that mean women shouldn’t be allowed to peer into the minds of men either? Maybe we need to regain trust in a mode of thinking that has served the world of art for…

The Founder Finds Drama Under the Golden Arches

The world was supposedly a very different place in 1954, when humble milk-shake-mixer salesman Ray Kroc–played by Michael Keaton in The Founder–first strode up to the window of a new kind of drive-in joint in San Bernardino, Calif. That restaurant, the first, had been founded by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald (Nick Offerman and…

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Stuns With a $40.2 Million Opening Weekend

James McAvoy plays a villain with 23 different identities in M. Night Shyamalan's new thriller

American Odyssey Mudbound Captivates Audiences at Sundance

The movie chronicles the lives of two families in the WWII-era South — one white and one black

Review: The Founder Finds Drama Under the Golden Arches

Michael Keaton thrives on the movie’s seductive, sinister energy

Martin Scorsese’s Silence Is a Win For Taiwan But Producers are Worried About a China Backlash

While investors from neighboring China are making major in-roads in Hollywood, Taiwan is fighting to make its own mark on the global movie scene

Universal Cancels Premiere of A Dog’s Purpose After Outcry

PETA called for a boycott of the film after video footage showed a German Shepherd being forced into turbulent water

Review: M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Is Insanely Watchable

James McAvoy's over-the-top villain bounces between 23 different identities in director's return to form

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