Forbidden romance

Less than half a century ago, interracial marriage was illegal in 16 states. “Loving” is an unhurried account of the simple love affair that changed the nation.



Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard play spies in Casablanca in “Allied,” director Robert Zemeckis’ old-fashioned potboiler. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Where else can you see a montage of videos about Satan and Jesus? Or Burt Reynolds attempting an Indian accent? This year’s Found Footage Festival returns to the Barrymore Theatre Nov. 26. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

“Miss Sharon Jones” is a riveting documentary about the lead singer of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, who died Nov. 18. Knowing that she lost the battle won’t make watching her thrilling comeback any less thrilling, even if it is infinitely sadder. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

The much-anticipated “Dishonored 2” doesn’t have much new in the way of plot. But the jaw-dropping array of magical abilities will keep you entertained. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:58 PM Games

Amy Adams is perfectly cast as a linguist charged with communicating with aliens in the soulful sci-fi wonder, “Arrival.” more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

The epic Western “Heaven’s Gate” was a critical disaster when it was released in 1980. Despite its flaws, the revival at UW Cinematheque is one of the most visually arresting films you’ll see all year, writes film critic James Kreul. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Barry Jenkins’ revelatory film “Moonlight” is a complex, mesmerizing look at growing up poor, black and gay. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

You have just two chances to see “NUTS!” a boldly irreverent documentary about a doctor who built an empire on a goat testicle impotence cure during the Great Depression. Isthmus critic James Kreul reviews. more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 AM Movies


Steven Gnam

“Monumental: Skiing Our National Parks” is a thrilling look at the history of skiing in treasured landscapes. It plays the Barrymore Nov. 9. more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

November’s TV lineup has some treats in store, including a much-anticipated return of “Gilmore Girls” and a new season of “Billy on the Street,” writes TV critic Alex Claiborne. more

Nov 2, 2016 3:36 PM TV & Video

"American Honey" captures the life of road-tripping misfits on a magazine sales crew. It does a good job of capturing the makeshift family vibe, writes Scott Renshaw. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

It sounds too precious: Goth siblings grow up to become a nun and a soldier. But in the deft hands of director Zach Clark, “Little Sister” is a quiet, vibrant look at a modern family. more

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