Politics 2017: Star-Studded Hand in Hand Relief Benefit Raises More than $44 Million

The star-studded “Hand in Hand” hurricane-relief benefit raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Tuesday night.

Foxtrot: Maoz’s Emotionally Devastating Tale of Loss and Grief

On the surface, Foxtrot is yet another movie about loss–the unbearable grief of parents bereaving the death of their soldier-son while on duty.  But Maoz is such a bright and ambitious writer-director that it’s the film’s broader socio-cultural contexts and rich subtexts in which the tale is placed that make Foxtrot so devastating and impactful.

Mother! Jennifer Lawrence Starring in the Controversial Horror Thriller

What’s amazing about the movie is that it can be interpreted many different ways, which is a good and a bad thing–Lawrence

Leisure Seeker: Interview with Helen Mirren

I’m going round saying everyone now should have a copy of “The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich” because that’s an amazing book to study the dangers of the rise of those sorts of extreme attitudes–Mirren

Call Me by Your Name: Interview with Director Luca Guadagnino

A highlight of the movie year, Call Me By Your Name is one of the most tender coming-of-age and lyrical gay romantic stories ever made, perfectly cast with Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet.