How cameras take control

Carolyn Forché on the Image Podcast

Image editor Greg Wolfe interviews poet and social activist Carolyn Forché.

I’m Blade-running behind

I'm traveling at the moment, so I'll have to catch the most important sequel of the decade after everyone else has seen…

The Dardennes speak!

Attention to detail: Darren Hughes interviews the Dardenne brothers about observation and subtlety at work in their new…

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…

Em-Bark on a new Wes Anderson adventure

Who let the dogs out? Looks like Wes Anderson did.

Innocence Mission: past, present, future

A new interview with Karen Peris raises the question: Who are your favorite children's book illustrators?

Agent Cooper goes to pieces

David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as discomforting—as it always needed to be.

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 releases for free!

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, the winner of this year‘s Sundance Grand…

Arcade Fire Now

Arcade Fire's latest is lighter and more streamlined — the most danceable thing that they've done. They're making a…