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Kathryn Bigelow’s new movie, set amid the Detroit riots of 1967, grapples with the legacy of American racism.
On this week’s podcast, the “Girls” actor reads Matteson Perry’s story of trying to turn his love life into an indie movie.
The director Christopher Nolan sent composer Hans Zimmer a windup pocket watch and suggestion to borrow from Elgar. The result was unbearable tension.
Ben Barenholtz helped kick-start the careers of Mr. Lynch, the Coen brothers and John Sayles. Now he’s finally trying his hand at his own drama.
The actor, who had previously expressed a strong desire to move on from the role, agreed to be in at least one more Bond film.
The Quad schedules seven “Pink Panther” movies, but only five star Peter Sellers in his bread-and-butter role.
Once a Hollywood darling, a boutique studio has endured box office flops, and is dealing with the financial problems of its Chinese owner.
Jeffrey Bewkes, a quiet defender of CNN who has delivered Time Warner high returns, plans to leave the company if a merger with AT&T is approved.
At a time when audiences crave female empowerment, she is packing a punch, first in “Mad Max: Fury Road” and now in “Atomic Blonde.”
In Ingrid Jungermann’s droll comedy, ex-lovers who produce a podcast about serial killers find themselves at odds when a new romantic interest emerges.
In this engaging documentary, Michael Almereyda looks at the screenwriter Hampton Fancher, one of the seers behind the 1982 “Blade Runner.”
Catherine Bainbridge’s “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” celebrates performers who never fully got their due for their musical contributions.
The director discusses an action-heavy sequence featuring Charlize Theron.
The director David Leitch narrates a sequence featuring Charlize Theron.
It was John Candy to the rescue when a famous director of comedies questioned whether this film newcomer could get a laugh.
Films by those directors along with work by George Clooney and Darren Aronofsky will show at the annual event, often seen as a showcase for awards contenders.
“Dunkirk,” a World War II movie directed by Christopher Nolan, found an audience despite being considered a more serious film than usual summer fare.
The hit movie reflects the world that one New York Times writer grew up in. But does it do so at the expense of South Asian women?
Mr. Heard played pained characters in dramas but was best known as the dad who embarked on a family trip to Paris without his youngest son.
Hotels, taverns and theaters in upstate New York are offering themed weekends to salute a much-loved movie that was set in the Catskills.
Many “Daily Show” fans had hoped she would succeed Jon Stewart, but she took herself out of the running to focus elsewhere.
In a time of binge-watching and media overload, a streaming site hosts just one film each week, complementing it with a few other special features.
The director discusses a scene from his film.
Luc Besson narrates a sequence from "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" featuring Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne.
A deep-woods thriller stars Bruce Willis as the local police chief and features a bank robbery gone wrong.
The Italian directors Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel’s hybrid of a film follows a young man on a sort of odyssey across Italy.
In 1950s Estonia, a principal’s envy of a popular teacher leads him to start investigating his background.
A film about a prize for excellence in journalism and the arts shares some winners’ insights, but not enough.
Two great French actresses, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot, share the screen in this film about forgiveness and redemption.
A documentary finds a group of young people in violence-plagued Richmond, Calif., staging their own version of Romeo and Juliet’s romantic tragedy.
A slimy, many-tentacled alien has sex with several unhappy residents of the Mexican city of Guanajuato in Amat Escalante’s movie.
In Sébastien Laudenbach’s animated adaptation of a Grimm fairy tale, after her father’s deal with the Devil, a young girl loses her hands and must navigate the world without them.
This Argentine film, very loosely inspired by the Bartok opera “Bluebeard’s Castle,” observes the lives of teenage girls on the verge of adulthood.