At the Movies: ‘Tár’ Gets Awards Season Finally Going

Actor-turned-filmmaker Todd Field makes his much-anticipated and hyped return behind the camera for the Oscar-friendly tour-de-force, Tár, a fancy character study set in the orchestra community that stars Cate Blanchett. Getting one of the greatest living leading ladies of our time to star sure sounds like a great way to come back to the big screen—and for the most part, neither artist disappointed, Megan Bianco writes in her latest At the Movies column.

At the Movies: ‘Blonde’ Is an Exhausting Viewing Experience

Andrew Dominik’s new historical drama, Blonde, has to be one of the most hateful films Megan Bianco has ever seen, she writes in her latest At the Movies. Those looking for an appropriate depiction of the real Marilyn Monroe are best served finding her interviews and archival footage online, because, she notes, they’re not going to get it from Blonde.