With ‘Nitram,’ Caleb Landry Jones Takes On Another Challenging Role

The actor — whose latest film, the Australian drama “Nitram,” earned him a top prize at Cannes — discusses his distinctive career in challenging roles.

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How Black Horror Became America’s Most Powerful Cinematic Genre

Films like ‘Us’ and the recent sequel to ‘Candyman’ are part of a much longer tradition of storytelling, one that often wrestles with the gruesome history of racism.

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The Derek Chauvin Trial Created a Community out of Witnesses

A powerful — and revealing — aspect of the Derek Chauvin trial was the community it created out of strangers.

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Still Processing: ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ and Whiteness in America

What “Hillbilly Elegy” can learn from the film “Get Out” and the podcast “S-Town.”

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Political Satire Isn’t Dead. It’s Been Turned Into Horror Stories.

Toxic ideas can be turned into literal demons — and defeated.

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Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe

Movies, podcasts, cemetery walks and more: Our guide to enjoying a socially distant fright fest.

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