Movies

‘Get Out’ film gets woke

“Get Out” reflects how truly horrifying racism is on numerous levels, shines a light on the strength and humanity of black individuals who face racism every day, and hopefully serves to bridge the chasm between black Americans and white Americans.

CT recommends: ‘Jackie’

“Jackie”—starring Natalie Portman in what should  be a career-defining role—goes far beyond the constraints of its genre, where it arrives at catharsis for both subject and viewer.

Little Theater brings big ideas to screen

Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro,” now playing at the Little Theater, is a meditation on and continuation of writer James Baldwin’s investigation into the black American experience.

Oscars predictions read ‘La La Land’ triumph

On Febr. 26, the Academy Awards could go one of two ways: either “La La Land” is going to sweep or the Academy will spread the love, leaving the film with a mere six or seven wins.

Hidden Figures arise in period piece

If you want to feel hopeful, watch “Hidden Figures.”

In “La La Land,” an old-fashioned type of love thrives

It’s funny and entertaining and heartbreaking and hopeful.

Predicting Tuesday’s Oscar nominations

Who’s going to be nominated for Academy Awards on Tuesday? Well, despite a seemingly endless season of speculation, no one really knows.

CT Recommends: ‘The Babadook’

It’s a story about grief and depression—two subjects rarely talked about in mainstream media, and even more rarely talked about correctly.

CT Recommends: “Snowpiercer”

“Snowpiercer,” a 2013 Korean production starring Chris Evans, raised some eyebrows—for all the right reasons.

‘Harry Potter’ play dives into the series’ past

The play finds its characters struggling with the past.