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Nomadland

  1. chat room
    Real-Life Nomad Bob Wells Poured His Own Grief Into NomadlandThe famous van dweller explains how the death of his son inspired one of the film’s most devastating moments.
  2. close reads
    What Nomadland Gets Wrong About Gig WorkersThe movie features a real Amazon warehouse and real workers but leaves out real exploitation.
  3. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Black Messiah Rise Again?After a disappointing showing at the initial precursors, late arrival Judas and the Black Messiah is picking up momentum.
  4. backstories
    Tracking Nomadland’s Path Across the American WestFrom a beet harvest in Nebraska to the inside of an Amazon fulfillment center.
  5. movies
    Chloé Zhao’s AmericaThe creator of quiet indie dramas is now the most-sought-after director in Hollywood.
  6. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: After Globe and SAG Noms, the Race Finally Gets RealJared Leto shows up, Glenn Close shows out, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 proves its bona fides.
  7. fall movies fantasy league
    Nomadland and Soul Score Big on the AFI and NBR ListsA total of six movies appeared on both the American Film Institute and National Board of Review best-of lists.
  8. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Nomadland Aces the Season’s First TestWith a trio of auspicious wins, Nomadland has solidified its status as the cinephile’s choice in the Best Picture race.
  9. awards season
    Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland Rambles Its Way to Top of Gotham Awards Winners ListWhile Radha Blank’s The Forty-Year-Old Version and Dan Sallitt’s Fourteen tie for Best Screenplay.
  10. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Could the Globes Controversy Benefit Minari in the Long Run?The modest indie just got a groundswell of support at a time when other would-be contenders are struggling to break through.
  11. promising young movies
    The L.A. Film Critics Association Names Small Axe Their Best Picture of 2020Turn on “Silly Games” and let’s get this discourse going.
  12. nyfcc 2020
    Break Out the Oily Cakes! NYFCC Names First Cow the Best Film of 2020While Chloé Zhao takes home Best Director for Nomadland.
  13. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is It Time to Start Worrying About Mank?David Fincher’s Old Hollywood drama all but blanked at this week’s critics’ awards. Is it still a contender?
  14. fall movies fantasy league
    How Awards Season Works in the Fall Movies Fantasy LeagueFilms like Mank earn points for good reviews, but the real haul comes later.
  15. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is Tom Hanks’s Long Oscar Drought Over for Good?After 20-year gap between nominations, Hanks will look to go two in a row with the Western News of the World.
  16. movie review
    Frances McDormand Has Gone To Look For America In NomadlandDirector Chloé Zhao examines the idea of wide-open frontiers without nostalgia or the need to pathologize.
  17. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: The Weirdest Race Ever BeginsUsually, we’d have a pretty good sense of the Best Picture field by now. This year, we can barely predict what’s going to come out.
  18. awards season
    Gothams Nominate Five Female-Directed Films for Best Feature for the First TimeMovies from earlier in the year also showed up well in the first nominations of this elongated awards season.
  19. the festival circuit
    Nomadland Becomes Oscar Front-Runner With Top TIFF WinAwards season is still happening, we swear.
  20. film festivals
    Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland Takes Top Prize at 2020 Venice Film FestivalShe’s the first female director to win the Golden Lion in a decade.
  21. trailer mix
    Frances McDormand Takes a Walk in Nomadland TrailerThe Oscar front-runner is now out February 19, 2021.
  22. fall preview
    39 Movies We’re Excited to See This FallWest Side Story, Dune, Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan in a seaside Romance. Will the movies come through?