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A Bomb Is Born

Certified Room authority and pop-culture blogger Lindsay Robertson rues the impossibility of another perfectly terrible film.

Film

For the Love of Gigli

Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh—creators of biyearly essay collection I Love Bad Movies—separate the good-bad from the bad-bad.

Film

The Blaxploitation Reader

Josiah Howard, author of Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide, discusses the uniquely American film genre.

Film

Tyson Season

Documentary director James Toback tells Gelf that his subject—and friend—isn't the monster he was previously made out to be.

Film

The Carney Consequence

A poor Oscar choice for Best Actor in 1974 set in motion a ripple effect of makeup awards by the Academy that is still being felt today.

Film

A Day at the Beach With Kate and Leo

A film extra reflects on his time in the sun.

Politics

Notes from the Weather Underground

A 2003 documentary on the radical group known as the Weathermen could shed some light on the relationship between Barack Obama and Bill Ayers.

Politics

An Interview with Kurt Schmoke

The former Baltimore mayor talks to Gelf about 'The Wire' and how the failed War on Drugs is keeping his city down.

Film

Class-Conscious Cinema

English film director Ken Loach believes class, not country, is at the heart of his art.

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