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Frank Beaver analyzes the ‘direct cinema’ of documentarist D.A. Pennebaker, who died in August.
Frank Beaver takes a break from Tarantino, talking lions, and comic heroes to stream four summer films you should not miss.
Frank Beaver takes us to Belfast, where he reflects on the Troubles, the Titanic, and ‘Game of Thrones.’
The tension between directors and actors is the stuff of Hollywood lore.
Frank Beaver reviews alumnus Jim Mercurio’s book ‘The Craft of Scene Writing.’
The awards season may have ended, but Frank Beaver still showers accolades on his favorite foreign films of 2018.
Film scholar Frank Beaver revels in the aesthetics and authenticity of Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma.’
Frank Beaver delivers the go-to guide for documentary lovers this holiday season.
New book about Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’ chronicles the complex artistic union of a visionary filmmaker and a brilliant author.