filmmaking

The Holy Gross: 11 Religious Movies That Scored at the Box Office

At some point in a young person’s life, a mentor gives a piece of well-established advice: Never talk politics or religion. Avoiding politics is near…

How One Family Makes a Living Operating an Underground Ambulance Service in Mexico City

Life and death frequently hang in the balance in Midnight Family, a documentary that tackles the gig economy from an unexpected angle. American filmmaker Luke…

‘Yippee-Ki-Yay, Motherfucker’: How ‘Die Hard’ Made John McClane a Modern-Day Cowboy

“Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker” doesn’t appear anywhere inNothing Lasts Forever, the 1979 Roderick Thorp novel that inspired Die Hard, the classic 1988 action film that made Bruce…

How ‘Queen & Slim’ Subverts Hollywood’s Lovers-on-the-Lam Fixation

At the movies, people in love often have to go on the run. Usually, it’s because they’re outlaws, trying to stay a step ahead of…