Writer-director Jill Soloway
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Interview: ‘Transparent’ creator Jill Soloway

The Amazon TV series has won acclaim for its handling of transgender issues — but its director says her work isn’t done

From left, Billy Magnussen, Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks in 'Bridge of Spies'

Bridge of Spies — film review: ‘Suspense and wit’

Tom Hanks stars in Spielberg’s flawed but thrilling cold war tale

Cate Blanchett in 'Carol'

Carol — film review: ‘Gorgeous, beguiling’

Impeccable acting and heavenly visuals in Todd Haynes’s romance

Rory Cochrane and Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass'

Black Mass — film review: ‘Patience-wearing’

Johhny Depp stars in the tired tale of a real-life Boston gangster

'The Good Dinosaur'

The Good Dinosaur — film review: ‘A soppy yarn’

Pixar’s new animation has corny dialogue and a trite plot

Rebecka Josephson in 'My Skinny Sister'

My Skinny Sister — film review: ‘Human, vulnerable’

A film about family, afflictions and addictions casts a spell

Natalie Dormer as Cressida and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2: ‘A smart blockbuster’

Like its predecessors, this film belongs to Jennifer Lawrence

Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock and Klara Kristin in Gaspar Noé's 'Love'

Love — film review: ‘Sad and smudgy’

Gaspar Noé’s film conjures bittersweet memories of a former love

Sebastián Aguirre as Tomás in Alonso Ruizpalacios' 'Güeros'

Güeros — film review: ‘Verve and imagination’

Alonso Ruizpalacios’s first film is a woozy, urgent urban odyssey

Kate Winslet as Myrtle 'Tilly' Dunnage in 'The Dressmaker'

The Dressmaker — film review: ‘Tonally deranged’

A curious film that lurches from low farce to teary melodrama

My Nazi Legacy — film review: ‘Vivid and queasy’

Philippe Sands’s documentary raises uncomfortable questions

Openings: Different countries, same old films

Fortunately the locals can be relied on to speak English, at which point they are divided into two groups

‘Brief Encounter with orgasms’

The Argentine director talks about the diverse reactions to his explicit new 3D film ‘Love’ and how the French government saved it

Steve Jobs — film review: ‘Loudly enjoyable’

Aaron Sorkin’s script is the real strength of this fast-paced film

The Lady in the Van — film review: ‘Maggie Smith is a marvel’

Alan Bennett’s play is brought to the screen by Nicholas Hytner

Fathers and Daughters — film review: ‘Sudsy’

Russell Crowe stars as a troubled novelist

The Fear of 13 — film review: ‘Compelling’

A story of prison and injustice unfolds in this bold documentary

Tangerine — Film review: ‘Glorious’

A journey into seedy downtown LA that pops with warmth

Brooklyn — film review: ‘Old-fashioned perfection’

A beautifully crafted romance, packed with terrific performances

He Named Me Malala — film review: ‘Trite, soothing’

A worthy, syruped-up documentary about Malala Yousafzai