meryl streep

There’s no genre more cinematic than the musical. Perfect blends of sound and image, musicals feed on all levels of movement — actors’ bodies, musical notes and the camera itself. In other words, they’re pure feeling. Movie musicals are rarer ...

There’s a very specific sub-genre of drama that I think of as the “cinematic vegetables.” They’re films that insist they’re “grown-up,” that in order to be a proper person you must watch them. They usually involve British people in period ...