Ben Beard’s new book attempts to answer the question of which versions of the south are represented on screen and why.
Three new summer releases indicate that all raunch and no smarts make for a dull film.
Noting the marginalization of working life in mainstream U.S. cinema
The top five Steven Soderbergh films
Comparing Bernie, Magic Mike, Moonrise Kingdom, and Silver Linings Playbook in terms of style and themes
Top Ten Films of 2012
Best of 2012 Countdown: human-interest documentary
Columbia president Warrick Carter reverses his earlier recommendation to cut Cinema Studies courses; students and faculty benefit
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Revisiting the New Hollywood classic in light of Steven Soderbergh’s 70s homage Magic Mike
A preview of this week’s notable screenings
Revisiting the comedy-dramas of the New Hollywood director in light of Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike
A short review of the male stripper comedy directed, improbably, by Steven Soderbergh