Award Chase: The real story

Each Friday through the week of the 2017 Academy Award nominations in January, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. Last week, 145 documentaries were listed as eligible for Oscar consideration. In the Academy’s history, no documentary has...

The mother lode

— On balance, Donald Trump’s political ascendancy has been terrible for our democracy and our political systems, and very, very good for the bottom lines of the various 24/7 cable “news” outlets (CNN in particular). I suspect those two...