Five things we learned from the 2019 Oscars nominations

By Charles Bramesco

Key takeaways from this year’s slate of Academy selections.

Vice

By Hannah Woodhead

Adam McKay’s played-for-laughs portrait of former VP Dick Cheney strays into Bond villain parody.

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We’re still figuring out how to capture comic books on screen

By Tom Dunn

With superhero movies reaching saturation point, it’s time more embraced the visual tone and texture of the physical medium.

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Vice

By Hannah Woodhead

Adam McKay’s played-for-laughs portrait of former VP Dick Cheney strays into Bond villain parody.

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Bergman: A year in a Life

By Phil Concannon

This consummate documentary sheds new light on the life and career of the late Swedish master.

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Monsters and Men

By Katherine McLaughlin

John David Washington is a cop struggling to come to terms with systematic racism in Reinaldo Marcus Green’s debut feature.

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Glass

By Hannah Woodhead

M Night Shyamalan gets the gang back together for the bizarre finale to his “Eastrail 177 Trilogy”.

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Mary Queen of Scots

By David Jenkins

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie play duelling monarchs in this lifeless period piece.

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Hale County This Morning, This Evening

By Matt Turner

Filmmaker RaMell Ross weaves a transcendental tapestry of black lives in present-day Alabama.

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