Aug 03, 2018 Web Exclusive

Writer/director Bo Burnham wanted his film, Eighth Grade, not to feel cute but visceral, and he achieved that thanks in large part to British composer Anna Meredith's pulsating, kaleidoscopic score. More

Jul 13, 2018 Web Exclusive

Writer/director Bo Burnham discusses his funny and empathetic debut feature, Eighth Grade, how his experience as an online personality informed the film, and why he chose to write about a 13-year-old girl.  More

Jun 11, 2018 Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Kayus Bankole, one third of the Mercury Prize winning Scottish band Young Fathers, is on the phone from the studio in Edinburgh where the reception is, in his own words, "pretty shite." But he's battling through to talk about the trio's third album, Cocoa Sugar.     More

Jun 08, 2018 Web Exclusive

Alex Wolff plays Peter, the eldest child of the Graham family. Although only 20 years old, the young actor has been working in the business since he was seven. In recent years, however, he’s had the opportunity to stretch out in more adult fare such as My Friend Dahmer and Patriots Day; last year’s Jumanji added a major blockbuster to his resume. It’s his raw performance in Hereditary, as a shell-shocked teen forced to cope with unthinkable tragedy, which may turn out to be his big breakthrough as an adult performer. More

May 25, 2018 Web Exclusive

A blind pianist, Sofia (Natalie Dormer), lives alone in her London apartment. When the woman who lives above her – the daughter of an accused war criminal – is found dead in an apparent suicide, Sofia’s the only person who might be able to unveil the truth behind what happened. In Darkness was co-written by Dormer and director Anthony Byrne, who have been a longtime couple off-set. We spoke to the two about the collaborative process that went into the film.  More

May 07, 2018 Web Exclusive

Writer-director Nia DaCosta won the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2018 Nora Ephron Award, a highly prestigious prize bestowed each year upon a female, first-time filmmaker.  More

May 04, 2018 Web Exclusive

Claire and Paul (Kate Micucci and Sam Huntington) are a young, Midwestern couple new to Los Angeles. They’ve landed a sweet deal on a nice apartment, but there’s a catch: a famous L.A. cult leader (Taika Waititi) once killed himself in their tub, and now his followers break into their apartment randomly (and frequently) to commit ritual suicide in their bath. More

May 03, 2018 Web Exclusive

In All These Small Moments, Molly Ringwald plays Carla Sheffield, a New York mother of two on the brink of divorce. She’s long fallen out of love with her husband (Bran d’Arcy James), who isn’t doing much himself to hide an extramarital affair. Her boys, Howie and Simon (Brendan Meyer and Sam McCarthy), are going through their own ordeals: Howie’s increasing obsession with an older woman (Jemima Kirke) who rides his bus has started to adversely affect his studies, while Simon is having difficulties coping with his parents’ crumbling marriage. More

May 03, 2018 Web Exclusive

Melissa Miller’s feature filmmaking debut is a tenderly-executed family drama, a highly promising debut from a first-time writer-director. We spoke with her ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. More