Oblogatory spends six hours in a theater to learn why Barbieheimer, the dual release of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” was profitable for all.
A Gospel “Pitch Perfect,” “Praise This” angles for the masses. Oblogatory finds out if this film reconciles its disparate audiences.
“Daughters of the Dust” is the first theatrically screened film directed by a black woman, all the way back in… only 1991?! Oblogatory closes out Women’s History Month with this hypnotic look at the Gullah (Geechee) people.
“Beau Travail” ranked number seven on Sight & Sound’s 2022 list of the greatest movies of all time and is the second-highest entry directed by a woman. For Women’s History Month, Oblogatory watches this femme film… about a bunch of half-naked men.
One of the most important films of the French New Wave, “Cléo 5 to 7” is also one of the only entries with a female director. Oblogatory savors this cinematic aperitif for Women’s History Month.
Is “Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles” the greatest film of all time? The Sight and Sound 2022 Critics’ Poll thinks so. Oblogatory sharpens its shears in response.