Drama

In September, we lost one of America’s greatest actors at the ripe age of 91. Harry Dean Stanton was a man forever eluding time, his road-map face and cigarette-scruffed voice instantly recognizable since his rise to a niche brand of ...

“If you were so fed up, why didn’t you say anything?” This question, which Saskia Schumann (Haley Bennett) asks her veteran husband Adam Schumann (Miles Teller), best sums up the film “Thank You for Your Service.” In his first directing ...

With the arrival of this summer’s “Wonder Woman” by director Patty Jenkins — arguably the best superhero film in years — empowering, female-led narratives have occasionally absorbed the spotlight of mainstream American cinema this past year. There is still much ...

  “I always want to try to find different things within myself,” Austin Abrams tells me when I ask about his acting process. In the middle of a hot Sunday afternoon, Abrams and I are on a conference call. At ...

The phrase “based on a true story” can serve as a warning sign for any discerning viewer as American cinema often exploits such stories as a cheap source of inspiration or, even worse, as an easy way to gain Academy ...

After a long, hot summer of lifeless franchise burnouts (sprinkled with the occasional gem), filmgoers are lucky to have had three of the year’s absolute best films expanding their limited releases this past month: Bertrand Bonello’s French terrorism thriller “Nocturama,” ...

A girl lives the same day over and over again until she gets it right. Sound familiar? That’s not surprising. The recently released film Before I Fall essentially follows the same plot as the 1993 classic Groundhog Day. But while ...

While they may not fill our hearts with joy like pompous musicals or make us swoon like sappy romance movies, tragedies reveal our common flaws and convey, painfully so, moral lessons. The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian-born Asghar Farhadi, ...

Emory was recently named a top-20 school by U.S. News and World Report and a top-17 school by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. However, even the glow of our new prestige can’t mask the fact that after ...