At this year’s top film festival, people are served
In our flat content world, what becomes of classic filmmakers who haven't died yet? And will anyone replace them?
In Annie Baker's Pulitzer-winning play The Flick, tensions over race, sex, and labor automation appear in a mirror
In the best documentary films, artifice isn't an obstacle to truth, it's a way in
A small tour of independent black American film-making, past and recent past, from Amiri Baraka to Chris Rock
From New York to Switzerland, there are no films without banks
When it comes to summer entertainment, movies are shouting about nothing into empty theatres. Then they kill everyone
By cramming two blockbusters into a single screen, J Hoberman made White House Butler Down, the ultimate in late-Obama cinema
In this month's installment of Aspect Ratio, Brandon looks at the new anti-NCAA documentary Schooled and the classic college basketball corruption movie Blue Chips
Despite longer odds and smaller payoffs, America produces more independent filmmakers every year. What the hell are they thinking?
Despite all odds and with no obvious financial incentives, a few directors still make movies that seek to re-imagine the form
New Inquiry film columnist Brandon Harris interviewed French director Michel Gondry about his new movie: Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky
In the first installation of his film column Aspect Ratio, Brandon Harris looks at new movies featuring philosophers Slavoj Žižek and Noam Chomsky
Harmony Korine is pretty rad for a white dad
Stuck in between the Hollywood star system and nascent independent cinema, Richard Pryor never got the roles he deserved, or the roles we needed him to play.