A dispatch from Sundance on three premieres, including films starring Julianne Moore, Bill Nighy, and Elizabeth Banks.
An interview with Michael Koresky, author of Films of Endearment: A Mother, a Son and the 80s Films That Defined Us.
As of this writing, Todd Phillips’ “Joker” has earned nearly $1 billion globally, making it one of the most successful comic book movies ever released. But the discourse surrounding it will outlive this moment. No comic book-derived film since “Black Panther” has sparked more commentary, although the discussion surrounding this one has been more oppositional than anything else, and clouded by bad faith on every side.