Medoff, Mark: Children of a Lesser God Playwright Dies at 79

Mark Medoff, the playwright who wrote Tony Award-winning play Children of a Lesser God, died Tuesday in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 79.

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Advanced Press Screenings Reinstated–Selectively

After last year’s backlash by film critics over changes to its screenings schedule, the Cannes Film Fest has decided to reinstate morning press screenings for movies having their gala world premieres in the evening.

Hellboy: Artistic and Commercial Failure

Was there really need for a reboot of Hellboy right now, released a week after the blockbuster Shazam! and two weeks before the anticipated mega-blockbuster The Avengers: Endgame?

Deerskin: Dupieux’s Seventh Film Open Directors’ Fornight

Deerskin will have its world premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight on May 15.

Easy Rider: Hopper’s Seminal Counter-Cultural Film at 50–Impact, Ambiguities, Contradictions

Easy Rider, the counter-cultural movie, celebrates this year its 50th anniversary. Regardless of your aesthetics and politics, the movie is a must-see generational touchstone.