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Agnès Varda Is Dead at 90; Influential French New Wave Filmmaker

John Anderson The New York Times
French director Agnès Varda, who died Friday at her home in Paris, was the only woman associated with the new wave during that film movement’s peak. She made films for more than 60 years, and in the latter part of her career focused on documentaries.

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Us and Jordan Peele’s New Horror

Vann R. Newkirk 11 The Atlantic
In his latest film the comedian turned director continues to reinvent how the genre uses fear to comment on humanity’s evil. Us is a movie about marginalization, about those “Americans” rising up from the underclasses and dispossessing the masters.

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The Documentary Highlighting the Real Green Book

Hannah Giorgis The Atlantic
The real 'Green Book' made Jim Crow-Era Travel safer. The documentary, which aired February 25 on the Smithsonian channel, positions Green’s ambitious project as a necessary response to white-supremacist violence—and as a community-building tool.
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