The Acting Draft, Part 1
We draft the best performances of the last 5 years.
The Second Annual Rough Cut Awards
The Rough Cut Staff's picks for the best films of 2020.
May 10, 2020
Interview: Writer-Director Sabrina Doyle (Lorelei)
Writer-director Sabrina Doyle discusses her Tribeca-bound feature debut, Lorelei.
Apr 24, 2020
Boston Accents by Non-Bostonians: A Ranking
An ode to the out-of-towners who try to sound like the townies.
Apr 21, 2020
Why Movies Aren't Going Anywhere
Movies can be anything to anyone, and that's what makes them different.
Apr 19, 2020
On Cinematic Comfort Food and Intellectual Pursuits
I had big plans to finally wrestle with the Dekalog. I've rewatched four Mission: Impossibles and two Spider-Mans instead.
Apr 1, 2020
COVID-19 and the Theatrical Industry: An Accelerant, Not a World-Changer
COVID-19 won’t fundamentally remake the theatrical exhibition or the film industry – but only because that was already happening.
Mar 22, 2020
'Just Watch' Movies: A Categorization
You know when someone asks you what movie they should watch, and you recommend one, and they say “oh, what’s that about?”
Mar 11, 2020
How the Trump Administration Has Impacted Best Picture - And What That Means for 2020
It’s high time Hollywood accepts that film and politics have always walked hand-in-hand, and that's not going to change.
Rough Cut Staff
Mar 3, 2020
Best of 2019: The First Annual Rough Cut Awards
As the dust settled on this past awards season, our team here at Rough Cut came together to crown our own favorites.