Behind the South African Festival

May 10, 2020 by  

Claire Jankelson and Di Singer are the directors of the South African Film Festival. Claire answers questions for J-Wire. [Read more]

Just Mercy: a movie review by James Bernardinelli

Just Mercy is the kind of high-minded tale about social injustice that often opens around this time of the year. [Read more]

Bombshells: a movie review by James Bernardinelli

January 19, 2020 by  

As a dramatic re-creation of the events leading up to the July 2016 ouster of Fox News honcho Roger Ailes, Bombshell is effective cinema. [Read more]

1917: a movie review by James Bernardinelli

When it comes to 20th-century wars, World War I, the so-called “Great War” or “War to End All Wars,” is poorly represented in motion pictures. [Read more]

Jojo Rabbit: a film review by James Berardinelli

December 25, 2019 by  

It’s not hard to understand how something like Jojo Rabbit might divide audiences. Comedies about Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Third Reich can be difficult to sell, even if there’s an underlying seriousness to the subject matter. [Read more]

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