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‘The Batman’ Is the Batman Movie We Deserve

In a sea of superhero movies, Matt Reeves’s film is just good enough to wish it were better

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‘Batman Returns’ Was the Peak of Grotesque Superhero Cinema

With Tim Burton’s unique sensibility and unparalleled performances from Danny DeVito and Michelle Pfieffer, the ‘Batman’ sequel stands apart from the rest

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The Unbound Discipline of Jane Campion

From ‘Sweetie’ to ‘The Piano’ to ‘The Power of the Dog,’ the New Zealand director has told stories about resistance and subversion with an unflinching hand

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‘Reservoir Dogs’ at 30 and the Legacy of Sundance ’92

Sean and Adam discuss ‘Dogs’, what it means now, and how some of the other Sundance ’92 films were remembered—or not

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How ‘Scream’ Shook Up Horror Movies

Now on its fifth film, the franchise started by Wes Craven has gone from changing the language of a genre to chasing its own legacy

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The Peter Bogdanovich Syllabus

The director, who died at 82 on Thursday, was a master craftsman who used his wealth of film knowledge to create singular hybrids of the old and new

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The Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

Barring setbacks, 2022 promises a return to Wakanda and Gotham, and new entries from directors like Jordan Peele, David Cronenberg, and Martin Scorsese

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‘Encanto’ and the 10 Most Underrated Movies of 2021

Plus, Andy Greenwald and Sean share some tips for how to be a dad who wants to introduce their child to movies before Chris Ryan swings by to talk about Paul Verhoeven’s sexy nuns movie, ‘Benedetta’

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The Best Movie Shots of 2021

Adam Nayman reflects on what he considers the 10 best shots featured in film this year

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Not Another ‘Macbeth’ Adaptation

Joel Coen’s solo effort ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ is good enough to measure up to the many other adaptations by legendary auteurs, but it still stands as a curious entry in the filmmaker’s résumé