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Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

Audiences Go for a Second Helping of 'Encanto'

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 5, 2021

Leftovers were on the menu for moviegoers in North America this weekend. "Encanto," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and "House of Gucci" repeated in the top three spots, according to studio estimates on Sunday.

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Watch: The Transformation of 'West Side Story's' Anybodys — from Tomboy to Trans

Dec 5, 2021

In the original "West Side Story," the character of Anybodys, the tomboy who wants to be part of the Jets, had no sexual identity. Not so in the new Steven Spielberg/Tony Kushner adaptation.

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Can 'West Side Story' Score a Second Best Picture Win?

Dec 5, 2021

The buzz is very high for Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story" after early screenings.

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

Review: 'Flee' the Harrowing True Story of a Gay Afghan Refugee

By Roger Walker-Dack | Dec 3, 2021

The timely and harrowing true story of an Afghanistan refugee who, by various means of human trafficking, makes his way from Kabul to Denmark.

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

Review: 'Encounter' Effective, Though Not Expected

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

Far different than what you're expecting, "Encounter" is a compelling look at the effects of war, with a standout performance from Riz Ahmed.

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

Review: 'Dune' a Mesmerizing, Absorbing Spectacle

By Megan Kearns | Dec 3, 2021

Denis Villeneuve's mesmerizing, gorgeous adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel stars a great cast. Ambitious and absorbing, it explores politics, colonialism, oppression, and power dynamics.

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

Review: 'The Hand of God' a Divine Work of Tender Intimacy

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 3, 2021

With his newest film, Paolo Sorrentino remains a visionary but creates a work of tender intimacy

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

Review: Compassionate and Empathetic, 'Wolf' is Also Profoundly Moving

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

A profoundly moving film about those who feel "other," and their struggle to embrace their identity.

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

Review: Though a Gorgeous Feast for the Eyes, 'Nightmare Alley' is Lifeless in its Execution

By Kevin Taft | Dec 3, 2021

"Nightmare Alley" doesn't match up to the sum of its beautiful parts.

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

NBR Awards Name 'Licorice Pizza' Its Best Film of 2021

Dec 2, 2021

Paul Thomas Anderson's "Licorice Pizza" has been named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review.

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

'Boy Meets Boy' Director Daniel Sánchez López Talks Queer Romance

Dec 2, 2021

Out director Daniel Sánchez López talks about his sexy rom-com 'Boy Meets Boy'

Review Round-Up: Critics Ecstatic about 'West Side Story'

Review Round-Up: Critics Ecstatic about 'West Side Story'

Dec 2, 2021

The delayed, highly anticipated remake of "West Side Story," directed by Steven Spielberg and adapted by Tony Kushner, hits screens next week. And early reviews are raving.

Review: 'Single All the Way' Serves Up Feel-Good Holiday Cheer

Review: 'Single All the Way' Serves Up Feel-Good Holiday Cheer

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2, 2021

With "Single All the Way," Netflix delivers an early present that's heartfelt and just a little bit different from all the other Christmas cookie-cutter movies out there.

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

Best AIDS Films, Part 2

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 1, 2021

In Part 2 of our Best AIDS films articles, we focus on films that humanized PWAs and universalized their experiences by raising awareness of how they lived, what they thought and felt, sometimes with humor and a musical song and dance.

Best AIDS Films, Part 1

Best AIDS Films, Part 1

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 1, 2021

This year is the 40th anniversary of the start of the AIDS pandemic. It is worth reflecting on how cinema has portrayed the disease and those afflicted with it.

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

'Mayor Pete' Director Jesse Moss on Riding the Buttigieg Wave

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 1, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Jesse Moss was able to get inside Pete Buttigieg's 2020 Presidential campaign. His results are the documentary, "Mayor Pete," which he discusses with EDGE.

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

Gucci Heirs Says 'House of Gucci' Narrative is Inaccurate

By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 1, 2021

The Gucci family is not pleased with the depiction of their relatives in the new film " House of Gucci." In a statement issued this week, they said the narrative is "anything but accurate" and that the filmmakers did not consult them at all.

Watch: Jennifer Coolidge Explains Her Gay Fan Attraction

Watch: Jennifer Coolidge Explains Her Gay Fan Attraction

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 30, 2021

In an interview for her new Netflix queer comedy "Single All The Way," Jennifer Coolidge delved into the history of her gay following.

Review: James Wan Returns to Horror with Gory 'Malignant'

Review: James Wan Returns to Horror with Gory 'Malignant'

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 30, 2021

Horror maestro James Wan has not had many misses, but his gruesome latest is simply ridiculous. And that's not even taking into account the cringey remix of "Where Is My Mind."

Review: 'Saint Maud' is Thoughtful, Unnerving, and Horrifying

Review: 'Saint Maud' is Thoughtful, Unnerving, and Horrifying

By Kevin Taft | Nov 30, 2021

First time feature director Rose Glass has written and directed a haunting horror film that puts the audience squarely in the mind of a religious fanatic.

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