Judy Berman
Judy Berman

The 2018 Oscars were proof that Hollywood still has some soul-searching to do

For all the talk of diversity and #MeToo, the academy still honored some men with problematic pasts.

‘Lady Bird’ isn’t a political film — but the Oscars need it to be

Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age story has become the cause célèbre for everyone who wants women and their stories to take home awards.

The “art vs. artist” debate should end with 2017

At this point, the question of whether we can separate the art from the artist feels naive and, worse, narcissistic.

Quentin Tarantino doesn’t deserve praise for his Weinstein confession. But his honesty is necessary.

Whether the director's confession and apology were sincere, selfish or both, it’s an important step in changing how these scandals play out.

Todd Haynes’ new film ‘Wonderstruck’ is a spiritual sequel to ‘Velvet Goldmine’

Despite obvious differences in tone and subject matter, the two films are unquestionably linked as stories about outsiders.

Everyone knew Harvey Weinstein was an alleged predator — and that’s exactly why he thrived

Some celebrity responses to the Harvey Weinstein scandal are a telling sign of just how normal the producer's alleged behavior became.

‘Mother!’ is proof that Darren Aronofsky should only make horror movies

The director is most successful when he walks the line between stylized horror and high-concept thrillers — and his latest feature is among his best.

Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ reveals her incomplete transformation from genre genius to social critic

The Oscar-winning director has left behind the pulpy fare of her early career to regularly tackle political subjects. But her latest feature isn't quite the important film it strives to be.