A look at why the sensational show feels so sluggish, and why that might change soon.
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O beautiful for spacious skies! The Americans returns for Season 5.
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With horrors both real and metaphorical, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut is a Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner from hell.
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Want a leg up in your Oscar pool? I alone (on the site) have seen all fifteen nominated shorts.
Continue reading Reviewing All the Oscar-Nominated Short Films
2016 was a chance to discover new stories and new voices.
Continue reading 2016 Yearbook: Chase’s Top 10 Films
Director Denzel Washington is smart enough to let the material and the performances speak for themselves in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
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The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses gives some of Shakespeare’s least beloved plays a Game of Thrones twist on the way to a bloody Benedict Cumberbatch-centered finale.
Continue reading ‘THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES’ Gives Shakespeare a Modern Twist
Nate Parker may have overreached with his controversial debut, but it’s still one of the most important films you can see this Oscar season.
Continue reading Review: ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION’ Is A Bold, Beautiful Mess
Thankfully, Halt and Catch Fire doesn’t have to go out on this beautiful high note.
Continue reading ‘HALT AND CATCH FIRE’S Third Season Ends On A Note of Possibility