Same Kind of Different as Me
It can be hard to disagree with the heart and events of this true tale, except for when the movie reveals itself to be mighty…
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A report on two excellent films from this past weekend's BAM from Stephen Cone and Jim McKay.
Bobbi Jene Smith on "Bobbi Jene"; Influence of Bentonville Film Festival; Are Midnight Movies Dead?; Diving into "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party"; In praise of "Certain Women."
An interview with Azazel Jacobs, writer/director of "The Lovers."
An interview with Nanfu Wang, director of "I Am Another You" and "Hooligan Sparrow," at Hot Docs 2017.
Stephen Cone on "Personal Shopper"; Jack C. Newell on "Open Tables"; Not-so-secret life of Terrence Malick; Studio Ghibli's girl power; Éric Rohmer's battle of the sexes.
Issue doc aesthetics; Amy S. Weber on "A Girl Like Her"; The original underclass; Sheriff of Babylon captivates war vet; Why "Point Break" still delivers.
Rooney Mara regrets "Pan"; U.S. military paper brands hijabs "passive terrorism"; Lena Dunham on Kesha; How Louis CK saved cinema; Harrison Ford's best non-Lucas films.
An interview with writer/director/editor Stephen Cone about "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party."
A report on the winners of the 2015 Chicago International Film Festival.
How women get a raw deal in Hollywood; The end of The Dissolve; Millennial poverty and its roots; Misplaced nostalgia for "The Graduate"; Tom Hanks at his finest.
Director and cast of "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party"; Genius of Ornette Coleman; Richard Brody on "Heaven Knows What"; Critics flunk "Ferris Bueller"; "Inside Out" director Pete Docter.
Ten underrated female performances from 2014 worthy of Oscar consideration.
YouTube vs. indie labels; 10 greatest movies never made; Coppola on cinema's future; Here's your flair; Chatting with Carl Sagan's widow.