Sorry Marty, but Captain America is daring, serious art | Helen OHara

Marvels blockbusters have been condemned by Scorsese and Coppola, but they can be just as complex as any arthouse creation Marvel movies are not just cinema; theyre good cinema. At the end of Marvel Studios 2018 hit Black Panther, there is a moment that unfailingly reduces audiences to a stunned silence. The films villain, Erik […]

Us Star Winston Duke: Meet Jordan Peeles Secret Weapon

Theres a story thats Winston Duke has told a lot recently because its, well, kind of perfect. The then-aspiring actor had just arrived in New Haven, Connecticut, freshly graduated from the University of Buffalo and newly accepted into the prestigious Yale School of Drama graduate program. An incredibly kind student a few years ahead in […]

In Sheer Scope, Avengers: Infinity War Is an Unreplicable Success

There will never be another movie like Avengers: Infinity War. Not because it’s a feat of filmmaking (though it is impressive), but because no other studio may ever have the patience to spend 10 years and billions of dollars building up to one release. Given Hollywood's instant-gratification calculus, it's likely that no other studio—and perhaps […]