“Addressing Their Wounds is a Revolution”: Laurent Bécue-Renard on Of Men and War

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Laurent Bécue-Renard’s Of Men and War is an immersive look at group therapy conducted at a California residential facility for young soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Their stories are, predictably, horrific — a man trying to catch a fellow soldier’s brain as…  Read more


“There are Medium and Little-Sized Movies about People, and There are Big Movies About Robots”: Helen Hunt on Ride


As an actress, Helen Hunt has thrived in the entertainment industry for over four decades. She’s won an Oscar, Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Emmys. She has succeeded on a large scale as both a film and a television actress,…  Read more


“They Only Do One Black Movie a Year”: Robert Townsend on Hollywood Shuffle

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In the mid-1980s, actor and comedian Robert Townsend had scored supporting roles in films like A Soldier’s Story and Streets of Fire, but was still limited in the opportunities available to him as a black performer. Frustrated by the lack…  Read more


Five Questions for Peggy Guggenheim — Art Addict Director Lisa Immordino Vreeland

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Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s feature debut, 2011’s Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, examined the life and legacy of the legendary fashion photographer. The filmmaker was the granddaughter-in-law of her subject, and the film established Vreeland’s acumen in reconstructing the…  Read more