Frances McDormand’s Top 10 Performances

Top Performances is a recurring feature in which we definitively handpick the very best performances from an iconic actor or actress.  ..

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Film Review: Last Flag Flying

Richard Linklater is unpredictable. One glance through his filmography proves that he’s a visionary who has never relegated himself ..

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Could the Stranger Things Kids Take on IT’s Pennywise?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Art is subjective. Music and movies aren’t about competition; they’re about artistic expression. ..

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Ranking: Every David Lynch Film from Worst to Best

We revisit our definitive David Lynch ranking in anticipation of this weekend’s Festival of Disruption.  David Lynch is about ..

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What Scares You? Here’s a Horror Movie for Every Phobia

Feature Artwork by Cap Blackard Fear is constant, fear is restless, and fear is always changing. Reason being, the human mind is susceptible ..

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Film Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Family’s a bitch. Family’s work. Family’s life. There’s a weight to our loved ones that is both tough and obdurate, ..

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Ranking: Every Steven Spielberg Film from Worst to Best

Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection ..

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Tom Cruise’s Top 10 Performances

This feature originally ran July 2015. We’re returning to it just in time for American Made hitting theaters this weekend. Top Performances ..

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Road to Oscars 2018: The Early Award Season Contenders

The Academy Awards may not return until March 4th, 2018, but we’re already approaching a certain type of filmgoer’s favorite ..

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Top 25 Films of 1987

It was fun going to the movies 30 years ago. Whether you loved drama, action, horror, or comedy, there was always something to find at the theater, ..

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The 10 Most Timeless Children’s Films

This feature was originally published in 2016. We’re reposting it today with word of the new “Weird Al,” Finn Wolfhard, ..

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2017 Emmy Winners: The Complete List

Celebrating the best in television, the 2017 Emmy Awards went down on Sunday, September 17th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Broadcast ..

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The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of Fall 2017

The leaves will soon be turning, the prestigious trailers are starting to roll out, and the film industry is making the least money it has since ..

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AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire Logs Off a Winning Underdog

Halt and Catch Fire was built to be a hit. Following the award-winning run of both Mad Men and Breaking Bad, Christopher Cantwell ..

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Ranking: Every Cameron Crowe Film from Worst to Best

As Fast Times at Ridgemont High turns 35, we revisit the worst and best from Cameron Crowe. Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s ..

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Road to Perdition: Fathers, Sons, and the Mob

Music, Movies & Moods is a regular free-form column in which Matt Melis explores the cracks between where art and daily life ..

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A Ghost Story’s David Lowery on Finding Peace in Purgatory

As we sit down to chat with David Lowery and record the conversation on a smartphone, the perceptively loquacious filmmaker even has something ..

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Which TV Network is Having the Best Year?

Whether you want to call it Peak TV, Post-Peak TV, or just TV, the current ecosystem of television contains an overwhelming amount of shows. ..

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Top 10 TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

It’s harder than ever to watch television. There’s too much out there, and to be frank, not all of it’s great. As more ..

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Kirsten Dunst’s Top 10 Performances

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Top 10 Films of 2017 (So Far)

We’re starting to have the sneaking suspicion that 2017 is going to go down as a pretty great movie year. And yeah, if you were to gesture ..

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Ranking: Every David Lynch Film from Worst to Best

On Sunday, May 21st, Showtime will take us back to the small logging town of Twin Peaks. In anticipation, Consequence of Sound ..

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10 Jimi Hendrix Songs That Made Films Better

There’s an energy to Jimi Hendrix that you won’t find elsewhere. It’s technical prowess with a grin-and-shrug attitude, ..

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The 30 Hottest Films of Summer 2017

Summer’s here! For many, school is over or just about to end. Jobs go into their quieter time of year. And, as has been custom for so many ..

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Netflix’s Master of None Is Masterful in Second Season

In its first season, Master of None managed to be a lot of things. It was a romantic comedy about the trials and tribulations of modern ..

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Film Review: Win It All

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2017 South By Southwest Film Festival. Addiction is brutal, ..

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Film Review: Win It All

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2017 South By Southwest Film Festival. Addiction is brutal, ..

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10 Bob Dylan Songs That Made Films Better

In 2004, Bob Dylan appeared alongside Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima in a commercial spot that used his song “Love Sick”. ..

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Top 25 Films of 2007

Decades is a recurring feature that turns back the clock to critical anniversaries of albums, songs, and films. This month, we dial it back ..

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Giffin, Emily – First Comes Love

First Comes Love Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious relationship. Josie was impulsive, spirited, ..

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