Posts by Lillian Crawford

Under the Wire

By Lillian Crawford

Filmmaker Christopher Martin captures the horrors of the Syrian crisis in this bold documentary.

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25 new films to look out for this awards season

By Lillian Crawford

Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Yorgos Lanthimos all look like early contenders for major awards.

Spitfire

By Lillian Crawford

Charles Dance narrates this beautiful and bombastic tribute to the RAF’s most iconic fighter plane.

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The flawed logic of constructing gender in film

By Lillian Crawford

From Alfred Hitchcock to Fritz Lang, the process of creating women has long been an obsession of cinema’s greatest male creators.

Vertigo (1958)

By Lillian Crawford

Alfred Hitchcock’s lofty thriller is back on the big screen in time for its 60th anniversary.

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Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library

By Lillian Crawford

Frederick Wiseman delves deep into one of New York City’s most beloved public institutions.

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Summer 1993

By Lillian Crawford

The impact of the AIDS crisis in Catalonia told through the eyes of a six-year-old girl.

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How Hollywood confronted the Vietnam veteran experience

By Lillian Crawford

Forty years ago, director Michael Cimino set a masterful precedent for coming to terms with the trauma of war in The Deer Hunter.

A Greta Gerwig adaptation of Little Women could be on its way

By Lillian Crawford

Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh are in casting talks for a new film version of the classic novel.

The Opera House

By Lillian Crawford

This archive doc chronicles the history of New York’s storied Metropolitan Opera.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

By Lillian Crawford

Don’t miss this sensitive and intuitive portrait of the iconic Japanese film composer.

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