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Bombast: 2014: The Year We Made Content

By Nick Pinkerton on Jan 30, 2015

Bad timing: a more considered approach to the best (and worst) of last year's films

Deep Focus: Timbuktu

By Michael Sragow on Jan 28, 2015

Abderrahmane Sissako’s understated, humanist drama matches its emotional complexities with exquisite visuals

Film of the Week: Hard to Be a God

By Jonathan Romney on Jan 28, 2015

The filth and the fury: Aleksei German's final film is an orgy of Bruegelian grotesqueries

Video Essay: Altman TV

By Violet Lucca on Jan 28, 2015

Where did Robert Altman come from? A rare look at the great filmmaker's early television works that helped shape his inimitable style


Film Comment Selects: Nils Malmros

By Max Nelson on Jan 27, 2015

The getting of wisdom: on the Danish auteur's deeply personal cinema and rare insights into childhood (and beyond)

Interview: Abderrahmane Sissako

By Violet Lucca on Jan 23, 2015

Of time and the city: the director of Timbuktu and Bamako talks about framing Africa on screen

Bombast: True Enough

By Nick Pinkerton on Jan 23, 2015

Honesty is the best policy: on the urge to reconcile history and fiction in American Sniper and Selma

Deep Focus: The Humbling

By Michael Sragow on Jan 21, 2015

Always on: Al Pacino's bravura performance as an actor of a certain age fuels the offbeat humor in Barry Levinson's Philip Roth adaptation

Interview: Shlomi Elkabetz

By Nicolas Rapold on Jan 21, 2015

Legally bound: the co-director of Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem reveals the secrets to making rabbinical law cinematic

Review: Cake

By Molly Haskell on Jan 20, 2015

Jennifer Aniston's turn as a cheerless, scarred woman pushes expectations of both her career and female performances

Interview: Peter Strickland

By Graham Fuller on Jan 16, 2015

Artifice and old lace: the director of The Duke of Burgundy reveals the forces driving his Seventies Euro-trash fantasia

Review: Medeas

By Violet Lucca on Jan 16, 2015

Euripides' tragedy gets transposed to America's heartland, but what happens when you flip the gender of the classic's characters?

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