The Dardennes speak!

Attention to detail: Darren Hughes interviews the Dardenne brothers about observation and subtlety at work in their new film The Unknown Girl.

Film Forum: mother! and the haters

You don't have to like Darren Aronofsky's mother!, of course. But don't condemn it without seeing it or considering its complexity. Narrow interpretations aren't good enough.

Agent Cooper goes to pieces

David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as…

Welcome to a new & improved Looking Closer!

A quick note about the design improvements you're seeing on the website.

New Bruce Cockburn, Lizz Wright, Lone Bellow

If you act quickly, you can listen to three important new end-of-summer…

Essay of the year?

A new U2 experience begins

Not-So-Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Guest reviewer Daniel Melvill Jones reviews Macon Blair's directorial debut,…