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Isabelle Huppert Wins Best Actress at the 2017 Golden Globes
The pundits mostly said the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama this year was Natalie Portman’s to lose. And she certainly gave an impressive performance as the former First Lady in Jackie. But the Hollywood Foreign Press Association doesn’t listen to the pundits. (I guess they so…
The Best Movies of 2016 (According to Britt Hayes)
According to most people (on the internet, which is where most people live now), 2016 was horrific. It was a year in which we lost some of our best and brightest artists, a year in which we elected a president who will, according to Kate McKinnon’s Hilary Clinton, “kill us all,”…
The Best Movies of 2016 (According to Erin Whitney)
How you define the “best” of something varies from one person to the next. The “best” movies can be the ones crafted with the most artistry, the ones that feel particularly culturally significant, the ones you can’t shake hours, days, or months after seeing them. O…
Paul Verhoeven on ‘Elle’ and How Trump Might Affect Cinema
After over three decades, Paul Verhoeven remains one of our most provocative filmmakers, and his latest effort is no exception: Starring the incomparable Isabelle Huppert, Elle is a challenging and masterfully nuanced exploration of one woman’s atypical response to sexual assault. It’s…
‘Elle’ Review: Huppert and Verhoeven, Together at Last
It’s been 10 years since we last saw a new film from Paul Verhoeven, whose darkly satirical style has made his body of work incredibly divisive. That perspective hasn’t changed much over the past decade, though Verhoeven’s approach to style and tone has certainly matured, as evi…

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