Blue Note Records, the music they released, and the people who designed their album covers.
Marvin Gaye's 1982 Midnight Love, while not as innovative as his 1970s work, is still a great record.
The unbearable load of the 1987 film adaptation of Flowers in the Attic.
McQ, one of John Wayne’s last films and the first time he played a cop, is an overlooked adrenalized riff on Bullitt that improves on the original.
Compared to J.G. Ballard's source novel, a serious social critique, Cronenberg's 1996 film often feels like a pornographic dead end.
Nigel Hobbins and English identity.
Old is M. Night Shyamalan’s best movie since Unbreakable, and the first popular cinematic event of the pandemic.
Immigration presents an opportunity for conservatives at the ballot box.
Terror From The Year 5000 (1958) tells the story of two impatient neurotics whose attempts to manipulate the future create only chaos and horror.
Jungle Cruise is fine for a movie based on a theme park ride. B
I’m a cork on the online ocean.
“Why bother lifting weights?” is a hot take certain to enjoy an eternal recurrence.
They're setting Americans for indefinite masking, but they rarely give supporting data for their claims.
During his career, Al painted many commissioned works, running the gambit of portraits, landscapes, and still lifes.
Encounters with the foreign.
Enjoying the apocalypse with Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant.
Finding literature among the small-town ruins.
Thoughts on a lifetime of reading.
The Turducken Imperative.
His new memoir reveals a connection and a kindred spirit.
The beggar must not only petition but perform; he must appeal to our generosity while making us laugh and cry.
I want to show them where the remains of someone in the prime of her life was found.
A short history of the Amish in Pennsylvania is like a lesson frozen in the past.
Damn the tongue waggers!
The opening credits of Jack Hill's 1975 masterpiece Switchblade Sisters.
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) and Joshua Green join Maher to discuss attacks on Biles after her withdrawal from the Olympics.
One of the best solo performances by the late singer-songwriter ever recorded.
Waters introduces one of his favorite films, Joseph Losey's deliriously fun mess starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
A new TCM podcast on the troubled production of Brian De Palma's The Bonfire of the Vanities.
A 1988 single released in Germany by the Italian actor/singer.
The Souvenir director picks some of her favorite movies from the offices of the Criterion Collection.
The haunting theme from Marco Ferreri's 1973 masterpiece.
40 minutes with the actor best remembered for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Rope and Strangers on a Train.
From last year's virtual New York Film Festival.
Wishman promotes Dildo Heaven and chastises Ebert over his sexual frustrations (Wishman died only five months after this interview aired).