Stephanie Zacharek

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  • British director Rupert Goold's debut feature is a too-tasteful movie about a deeply unsavory subject: In 2002, ambitious and prolific New York Times reporter Michael Finkel -- here played by Jonah Hill -- was fired for bending the facts...

  • Even if you think you don't know the photographs of Sebastião Salgado, you've probably seen them. In one of his most famous pictures, taken in the mid-1980s in Mali, a woman whose face is half-hidden by a dark, rough-textured cotton veil,...

  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    Even if you think you don’t know the photographs of Sebastião Salgado, you’ve probably seen them. In one of his most famous pictures, taken in the mid-1980s in Mali, a woman whose face is half-hidden by a dark, rough-textured cotton veil, her bear...

  • 5 days ago | Film and TV

    The sequence that opens True Story tells you plenty about what you’re in for: A rumpled teddy bear drifts down from our vantage point like a puffy brown snowflake, landing with slow-motion deliberateness on the form of a PJ-clad toddler curled up ...

  • When you're young, to be old -- even just the 44 kind of old -- is unimaginable. There's no single moment of passing to the other side; the only thing that's real is the bewilderment of realizing that you've somehow squeezed through to...

  • 12 days ago | Film and TV

    When you’re young, to be old — even just the 44 kind of old — is unimaginable. Yet no one who has ever turned 44, or 54 or 74, can tell you how it happened. There’s no single moment of passing to the other side of the looking glass; the...