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Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer in “Call Me by Your Name”. Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

All Five Best Song Oscar Nominees 

This year’s field is unusually good.

Judi Dench in “Mrs. Brown”. Photo: Miramax

Queen Victoria in the Movies

The history of Queen Victoria as a film character is rich.

Julianne Margulies in “The Good Wife”. Photo: CBS

Review: Standing by Your Man

The Good Wife: The show always knew how to spark interest, even though its final two seasons declined.

“2001: A Space Odyssey”. Photo: MGM

My 12 Favorite Films

Compiling a list of what you believe are the greatest films ever made is a daunting task.

Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in “The Post”. Photo: DreamWorks

Review: Birth of a National Newspaper

The Post: The film is deeply rooted in modern history in a riveting way, clearly tied to current events.

Jóhann Jóhannsson. Photo: Hollywood Resume TV

Jóhann Jóhannsson 1969–2018

His music was perhaps a tad too minimalistic for my taste, but I’ll certainly keep listening to see what I’m missing.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw in “The Cloverfield Paradox”. Photo: Netflix

Quick Take: Alien Energy

The Cloverfield Paradox: Its mix of horror and sci-fi is far too clichéd.

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in “Fifty Shades Freed”. Photo: Universal

Quick Take: Marriage Woes

Fifty Shades Freed: Has nothing interesting to say.