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Anthony's new film about instant replay and tennis is an incredibly subversive 36-minute dérive of a documentary, viewed in ESPN's 30 for 30 series.

This is how one should reckon with sport—an expressive, important, often communal thing that is also big business and ultimately comes down to, well, rules that never entirely make sense.

Director Djibril Diop Mambéty's classic is screening for free at the Parkway

Baltimoreans in particular might find something familiar in the film Hyenas, where of a town rendered poor by outside forces falls susceptible to corruption.

This was before our president extrajudicially murdered a top leader of the Iranian military so you would be forgiven for forgetting about it already, but right before the end of ...

The year in Baltimore movies

Not documentary exactly (though a few fit that category) but works where reality sneaks up and disrupts form and storytelling in unpredictable and expressionistic ways.

Inside Beyond Video, the rowhouse with the hypnotic paint job next to the Ottobar, there are thousands of Blu-Rays, DVDs, and even some VHS—a defiant, pro-stuff counterpunch to Amazon, Netflix, ...

Shauntee Daniels thought of making a documentary about Baltimore's burgeoning, embattled squeegee-ers more than a year ago—the last time there was a histrionic, public safety panic about the mostly young Black men who grind it out at intersections across the city washing car windows for a few bucks.

In typical John Waters style, any prompt or question could launch an anecdote or philosophical monologue delivered with the polish and charisma of a well-rehearsed stand-up routine. 

“People around here are excited about that movie, yeah,” a woman in line at the Taco Bell in Denton, Maryland told me last week, talking about Kasi Lemmons’ Harriet. An ...

In The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning, about abuse, control, and others forms of violence in art, Maggie Nelson praises turning things off, putting them down, not watching, and avoiding ...

I've been trying to recreate this one feeling for about a month now. On a red-eye flight back from Los Angeles, too edgy to sleep, too sleepy to do anything ...

Immersive, like a Cinerama screening of 2001 in 1968 or like that Terminator 2 ride at Universal Studios in the early '90s, James Gray's Ad Astra (now screening at the ...

The plot is the point and beside the point in Robert Downey Sr.'s unregulated Putney Swope (1969) screening at the Parkway on September 18 and 21 as part of Art ...

Running for the MARC train to Penn Station felt like trying out for track. It was amazing how this assignment to write about Nia Hampton’s Black Femme Supremacy Film Fest ...

I cannot think of a movie I've seen in some time that's as moving and unpredictable as Numa Perrier's early internet period piece and camming coming-of-age story, Jezebel, the opening ...

“I don’t understand why someone would go through all the trouble of running for president of the United States just to tell us what we can’t do and what you ...

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