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Sheri Linden

Senior Copy Editor/Film Critic

‘All Light, Everywhere’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In his second feature-length documentary, 'Rat Film' director Theo Anthony explores our blind spots when it comes to the role of surveillance in our lives.

‘Jockey’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In a drama filmed among real-life horse-racing professionals, Clifton Collins Jr. portrays a middle-aged rider facing tough realities, and Molly Parker is the trainer he's worked with for years.

‘Land’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Robin Wright stars in and directs a drama centered on the self-imposed isolation of a woman in the throes of devastating loss.

‘Summer of Soul’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In his directing debut, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson delves into forgotten footage from a 1969 Harlem concert series that showcased a who's who of Black acts.

Critic’s Notebook: How This Year’s Awards Contenders Embrace Complexity and Demolish That Sexist “Likability” Factor

This season’s crop of blunt, commanding and steely female protagonists — seen in 'Ammonite,' 'The Forty-Year-Old Version,' 'Nomadland,' 'Pieces of a Woman' and…

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best Films of 2020

A transcendent concert film, a bold #MeToo thriller and stellar dramas from Kelly Reichardt, Chloé Zhao and Eliza Hittman were among highlights of the year, according to THR's chief film critic David…

Critics’ Conversation: The Great Film Performances of 2020

The Hollywood Reporter's movie reviewers break down the great film performances of 2020. 

‘The Meaning of Hitler’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker's documentary 'The Meaning of Hitler' delves into decades' worth of cultural fascination with the Nazi leader and its political ramifications today.

‘A Crime on the Bayou’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Documentarian Nancy Buirski's 'A Crime on the Bayou' profiles the Black fisherman who stood up to a notorious political boss in 1960s Louisiana, and the white attorney who took his landmark case to…

‘In My Own Time: A Portrait of Karen Dalton’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

'In My Own Time,' a debut documentary executive produced by Wim Wenders and directed by Robert Yapkowitz and Richard Peete, explores the music and the troubled life of folksinger Karen Dalton.

‘Television Event’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2020

Documentarian Jeff Daniels' 'Television Event' explores the making of the most-watched TV movie in U.S. history, 'The Day After,' which dramatized the effects of nuclear war.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’: Film Review

Ron Howard directs Glenn Close and Amy Adams, as a mother and daughter with a tumultuous relationship, in 'Hillbilly Elegy,' the film adaptation of J.D. Vance's debate-sparking memoir.