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Jan 23, 2020

Jonas Mekas's Debut Is an Artifact of Beat-Era New York
Newly restored, his first feature, "Guns of the Trees" documents the city's bohemian youth with gloom and gusto.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘John Henry' Review: Hammer Time
Terry Crews stars as an ex-gang member reluctant to take revenge in Will Forbes's over-the-top action flick.

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Jan 23, 2020

The Making of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' Was as Far Out as the Movie
A jumble of memorabilia, storyboards and props, an exhibit illustrates the whirl of influences behind Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 1968 film.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘I Wish I Knew' Review: A Melancholy Master's Portrait of a City
In this elegiac documentary, the director Jia Zhangke explores Shanghai through its people, stories and soaring cranes.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘The Turning' Review: Taking a Dusty Book Off the Shelf
Henry James's 19th-century novella "The Turn of the Screw" receives an update in this film that has the hallmarks of horror but few real terrors.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘Quezon's Game' Review: In the Philippines, a Refuge From the Nazis
The real challenge wasn't getting the Jews out of Nazi Germany, but rather persuading the United States to grant them visas to the Philippines.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘Zombi Child' Review: Race, Class and Voodoo
A new film about a schoolgirl's erotic obsession examines the social hierarchies of midcentury Haiti and present-day France.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘The Last Full Measure' Review: Remembering a Fallen War Hero
This fact-based story directed by Todd Robinson follows the quest to get a Medal of Honor for a pararescue medic who died in Vietnam.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘Color Out of Space' Review: Bother From Another Planet
Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson face an evil shade of lilac in this inventive sci-fi horror film directed by Richard Stanley.

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Jan 22, 2020

Hollywood Women Push Directors Guild for Better Parental Benefits
Taking leave can result in lost coverage, as one female director discovered after giving birth. She's enlisted Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler and others in her effort to get the rules revised.

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Jan 22, 2020

‘The Gentlemen' Review: Boys Will Be Boys, Sometimes With Guns
Guy Ritchie makes a very Guy Ritchie movie, this time with Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Grant and Charlie Hunnam.

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Jan 22, 2020

10 Years Later, an Oscar Experiment That Actually Worked
Expanding the best-picture list has made the category better, but there's still more to do to give us a fuller sense of the year in movies.

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Jan 22, 2020

The Pythons Remember Terry Jones, a ‘Renaissance Comedian'
The surviving members of Monty Python paid tribute to another founder, Terry Jones, after his death Tuesday.

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Jan 22, 2020

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Groping Trial Can Include Testimony From 2 More Women
Prosecutors asked permission to allow 19 women with accusations against Mr. Gooding to testify. The accounts date back as far as 2001 and cover seven states.

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Jan 22, 2020

‘Before Sunrise': The Making of an Indie Classic
On a tiny budget and at the mercy of Viennese trains and Ferris wheels, Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke managed to create '90s movie magic.

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Jan 21, 2020

Mission Impawsible: How Much ‘Cats' Can a Person Take?
The assignment: Head to Boston to see the touring stage show and the movie musical all in one day. The result: a purr, a yowl or both?

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Jan 21, 2020

A Bollywood Star Takes on a Global Stigma
Deepika Padukone's new movie, "Chhapaak," highlights the activism of survivors of acid attacks.

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Jan 21, 2020

Aidy Bryant's Week: Music and More Music, With a Side of Garbage
The comedian and star of "Shrill" shared what she watched, read and listened to last week.

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Jan 20, 2020

A New Player at Sundance, Backed by Laurene Powell Jobs
One-fourth of the documentaries in the Sundance Film Festival's competition for American nonfiction films come from the same upstart company, Concordia Studio.

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Jan 19, 2020

SAG Award Winners 2020: ‘Parasite' Pulls Off Huge Victory
Joaquin Phoenix, Renée Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Laura Dern take the individual honors for film. "The Crown" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" win best TV drama and comedy.

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Jan 19, 2020

SAG Award Winners 2020: The Complete List
The actors' guild prizes are being handed out tonight. On the film side, the honors are considered a precursor to the Oscars.

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Jan 19, 2020

‘Bad Boys for Life' Excelled at the Box Office. ‘Dolittle' Didn't.
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence led "Bad Boys for Life" to box office glory this weekend. "Dolittle" did less well.

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Jan 19, 2020

‘1917' Becomes Oscar Front-Runner After Producers Guild Win
Its director, Sam Mendes, dedicated the award to his grandfather, a World War I veteran who was one of the inspirations behind the war film.

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Jan 19, 2020

‘1917' Becomes Oscar Front-runner After P.G.A. Victory
The war movie won a prize from the Producers Guild of America that often foretells the eventual best-picture winner.

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Jan 17, 2020

Pressured by Simmons Over Exposé, Oprah Winfrey Faced a Big Decision
Ms. Winfrey acknowledged that Russell Simmons pushed her to abandon a documentary about his accusers, but said her own concerns led her to pull support.

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From 20th Century and Searchlight Studio Names
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Mr. Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

Pressured by Simmons Over Film, Oprah Winfrey Was Caught in a Bind
Ms. Winfrey acknowledged that Russell Simmons pushed her to abandon a documentary about his accusers, but said her own concerns led her to pull support.

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From Names of Studios It Bought From Rupert Murdoch
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Mr. Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

Watch Movies in 4DX and You'll Get an Education in Filmmaking
Shaking seats and flashing lights may seem gimmicky, but in fact the format's effects let you feel physically how a feature has been directed.

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From 20th Century Name
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Rupert Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

Gillian Anderson Listens to Fleetwood Mac and Loves Toni Morrison
The London-based actress finds time for cultural enrichment between starring in "Sex Education" and "The Crown."

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Jan 17, 2020

Jennifer Coolidge Loads Up on Vegan Chocolate Bars and Whipped Cream
The character actress shops for meatless treats at a vegan bodega on the Lower East Side.

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Jan 17, 2020

‘A Fall From Grace' Review: A Trope-Filled Thriller From Tyler Perry
Even with Netflix's backing and a supposedly suspenseful premise, his latest movie is, once again, about a sad, downtrodden woman.

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Jan 16, 2020

Film Forum Asks, What Is the Experience of Black Women in Film
With over 60 movies and special events, this series tells the history of how they told their stories, both overtly and subversively.

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Jan 16, 2020

How ‘Uncut Gems' Creates Action Thrills at a School Play
Josh and Benny Safdie narrate a sequence from their film, featuring Adam Sandler.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Uncut Gems' | Anatomy of a Scene
The directors Josh and Benny Safdie narrate a sequence from their film featuring Adam Sandler.

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Jan 16, 2020

4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.

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Jan 16, 2020

Lorenza Mazzetti, Wartime Survivor and Seminal Filmmaker, Dies at 92
She was spared by German soldiers seeking her uncle and protector, a cousin of Albert Einstein. She went on to help start the British New Wave in cinema.

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Jan 16, 2020

Exploring the Solar System Anew at the Hayden Planetarium
The American Museum of Natural History's first new space show since 2013 is a head-spinning adventure that makes a statement about the fragility of Earth.

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Jan 16, 2020

Did ‘Marriage Story' Hit Close to Home? Tell Us Your Story
For readers who have watched the movie, we're curious what the experience was like if you've gone through a divorce or if you grew up with divorced parents.

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Jan 16, 2020

Campy Horror in Living Color
Classic films by Roger Corman and Michael Curtiz are part of the MoMA festival of preservation, To Save and Project.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Weathering With You' Review: Letting the Sun Shine In
In the latest from the director of the hit anime "Your Name," two teenagers find mysterious rays of hope amid catastrophe.

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Jan 16, 2020

Rocky Johnson, Pro Wrestler Who Trained His Son the Rock, Dies at 75
Mr. Johnson battled racism early in his career and later helped train his son Dwayne Johnson, introducing him to the world of professional wrestling years before he became a famous actor.

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Jan 16, 2020

Really Seeing Marmee: Oh, How ‘Little Women's' Matriarch Has Changed
In early screen adaptations, the character was so wan, one actress wondered why she was even there. Recent adaptations have looked at the pivotal figure in terms of how society values women.

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Jan 16, 2020

Martin Lawrence on Explosions On and Offscreen
The actor and comedian, whose new film is "Bad Boys for Life," looks back on his career.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Troop Zero' Review: A New Generation of Underdogs
This film about a makeshift scouting troop hits familiar beats, but is elevated by its cast.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Intrigo: Death of an Author' Review: Many Mysteries, Fewer Thrills
An author and a wannabe meet on a private island in a film based on a tale by Hakan Nesser.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Bad Boys for Life' Review: In a Minivan, but Still Riding
After probably years of high-powered agent, studio and management negotiations, the boys are back.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘VHYes' Review: Channel Surfing and Self-Soothing
This visually exhausting parody of 1980s late-night television offers little more than a collage of meaningless nostalgia.

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Jan 15, 2020

Rocky Johnson, Professional Wrestler and Father of Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson, Dies at 75
Mr. Johnson battled racism early in his career and later helped train his son, introducing him to the world of professional wrestling years before he became a famous actor.

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Jan 15, 2020

Pete Davidson's ‘King of Staten Island' Will Open South by Southwest 2020
Directed by Judd Apatow, the comedy will premiere at the Austin festival on March 13.

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Jan 15, 2020

‘Dolittle' Review: Baa, Humbug
Robert Downey Jr. plays the doctor turned animal whisperer in this dreary and misbegotten adventure.

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Jan 15, 2020

The Five-Way Race for Best Picture Begins
When it comes to Oscar's top prize, this is the most wide-open competition in years. Which film has the right factors to go all the way?

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Jan 15, 2020

Mark Hamill, a ‘Star Wars' Star, Gets His Record Back
An Arizona bookstore found and returned an original vinyl record that had been inscribed by the composer John Williams and addressed to the actor.

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Jan 14, 2020

Ivan Passer, Noted Czech Director Who Went to Hollywood, Dies at 86
A contemporary and friend of Milos Forman, he was part of the Czech New Wave before resettling in the United States.

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Jan 14, 2020

‘Parasite,' ‘Joker' and Other 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies to Stream
Most of the top contenders are available from the comfort of your couch. Here's a guide to help you get a jump on the field.

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Jan 14, 2020

‘Citizen K' Review: Trying to Pin Down a Russian Oligarch
A detailed documentary on Mikhail Khodorkovsky proves slightly unsatisfying.

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Jan 14, 2020

Why ‘Star Wars' Keeps Bombing in China
Despite an aggressive marketing push by Disney, movie after movie has flopped in the world's second-largest market, where nostalgia for the series has no power over viewers.

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Jan 14, 2020

Awkwafina Returns to Queens, and Nora Lum
The actress, who recently won a Golden Globe for her turn in "The Farewell," has had her share of firsts. Her semi-autobiographical TV show, soon to premiere on Comedy Central, is another one.

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Jan 14, 2020

The Sex Scene Evolves for the #MeToo Era
Studios and theaters are hiring intimacy coordinators to keep actors safe. The twist: They're also making the scenes sexier.

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Jan 13, 2020

Cynthia Erivo: ‘It's Not Enough That I'm the Only One'
The star of "Harriet" was the sole black actor nominated for an Oscar this year. Now one step away from an EGOT, she's also up for best song and plans to perform it at the ceremony if asked.

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Jan 13, 2020

‘Parasite' Director Bong Joon Ho on Making Oscar History
The filmmaker reflects on the rise of Korean cinema, balancing the physical with the cerebral and the significance of John Cho's enunciation.

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Jan 13, 2020

Where to Stream ‘Joker,' ‘Parasite' and Other 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies
Most of the top contenders are available from the comfort of your couch. Here's a guide to help you get a jump on the field.

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Jan 13, 2020

Greta Gerwig Isn't as Outraged as Twitter About Her Directing Snub
The filmmaker talks about that all-male category, the rise of female directors and the popular belief that men aren't seeing "Little Women."

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Jan 13, 2020

Why Did the Oscars Ignore Jennifer Lopez in ‘Hustlers'?
She was considered a sure thing for a best supporting actress nomination. Then she wasn't. Here are four reasons academy voters gave her the cold shoulder.

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Jan 13, 2020

Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker' Leads With 11 Nods; Three Others Get 10
"The Irishman," "Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood" and "1917" each received 10 nominations. Black actors and actresses were largely overlooked.

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Jan 13, 2020

Where to Stream the 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies
Most of the top contenders are available from the comfort of your couch. Here's a guide to help you get a jump on the field.

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Jan 13, 2020

Why Did the Oscars Ignore Jennifer Lopez?
The "Hustlers" star was considered a sure thing. Then she wasn't. Here are four reasons academy voters gave her the cold shoulder.

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Jan 13, 2020

Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Jennifer Lopez, ‘Frozen II,' Female Directors
An #OscarsSoWhite outcome was just barely averted, but the best-director lineup is all male once again.

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Jan 13, 2020

Cynthia Erivo Gets a Step Closer to Exclusive EGOT Status
The star of "Harriet" picked up best actress and best song Oscar nominations. If she wins, she could add that to her Tony, Grammy and Emmy for "The Color Purple."

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Jan 13, 2020

Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker' and ‘Irishman' Lead the Nominees
"Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood," "1917" and "Parasite" were also among the films receiving multiple nominations.

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Jan 13, 2020

Oscar Nominations 2020: What to Watch For
"Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood," "The Irishman" and "Parasite" are among the films expected to get multiple nominations on Monday morning.

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Jan 12, 2020

#MeToo Cases' New Legal Battleground: Defamation Lawsuits
The Weinstein trial is rare because most sexual misconduct allegations are too old to litigate. But women, and men, are finding an alternative way to get to court.

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Jan 12, 2020

‘Mona Lisa of Mustangs,' Raced in ‘Bullitt,' Sets Auction Record
Steve McQueen's hero car from a renowned Hollywood chase scene breaks expectations in a sale for $3.74 million.

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Jan 12, 2020

‘1917' Hits No. 1 at the Box Office and Takes Aim at the Oscars
The war epic collected about $37 million over the weekend, a stellar result for a period film with no marquee stars. "Just Mercy" and "Like a Boss" each took in $10 million.

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Jan 12, 2020

What to Expect From the 2020 Oscar Nominations
The Carpetbagger offers a sneak preview of the snubs, surprises, and controversies to look for when the ballot is revealed on Monday.

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Jan 12, 2020

Short on Legal Options, #MeToo Accusers Turn to Defamation Suits
The Weinstein trial is rare because most sexual misconduct allegations are too old to litigate. But women, and men, are finding an alternative way to get to court.

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Jan 11, 2020

Oprah Winfrey Pulls Out of Documentary on the Music Mogul Russell Simmons
She attributed her move to creative differences. "In my opinion," she said, "there is more work to be done on the film to illuminate the full scope" of the women's allegations of sexual abuse.

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Jan 10, 2020

How ‘Just Mercy' Gets Close to Its Characters
The director Destin Daniel Cretton narrates a scene from his drama featuring Jamie Foxx as a man on death row who asserts his innocence.

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Jan 10, 2020

‘Just Mercy' | Anatomy of a Scene
Destin Daniel Cretton narrates a sequence from his film, featuring Jamie Foxx and Rob Morgan.

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Jan 10, 2020

Hoffa vs. Hoffa: How Two Actors Found Their Character
Al Pacino's portrayal of the union leader in "The Irishman" differs markedly from Jack Nicholson's take in a 1992 movie.

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Jan 10, 2020

Ilana Glazer Is Moved by ‘Slave Play' and Chanel Miller
The comedian who recently released her first stand-up special, "The Planet Is Burning," shares the things she can't live without.

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Jan 10, 2020

This Bond Wears Corduroy
The super spy is getting a new look, courtesy of the Italian designer Massimo Alba.

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Jan 10, 2020

Hollywood Assistants Are Fed Up and No Longer Afraid to Say So
Emboldened by #MeToo, entry-level workers in the entertainment industry have banded together for more money and better behavior from their bosses.

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Jan 10, 2020

Who's Hosting the Oscars in 2020? No One
The 2019 show ran without a host after Kevin Hart stepped down and a series of mini-hosts replaced him.

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Jan 10, 2020

Chhapaak Review: Life and Activism After an Acid Attack
The movie is based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal, who was burned with acid in New Delhi 2005.

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Jan 09, 2020

Meet Mary Steenburgen, Songwriter
The actress has quietly been working in music for the last dozen years, and a tune she helped write for "Wild Rose" has made the Oscar shortlist.

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Jan 09, 2020

3 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.

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Jan 09, 2020

Review: Two Battle Diaries From Iraq
In the documentaries "Peshmerga" and "The Battle of Mosul," Bernard-Henri Lévy offers a portrait of the fighters trying to repel the Islamic State.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘Like a Boss' Review: Tiffany & Rose's Very Unfortunate Adventure
No, just no.

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Jan 09, 2020

Buck Henry, Who Helped Create ‘Get Smart' and Adapt ‘The Graduate,' Dies at 89
An unassuming screenwriter and actor, Mr. Henry thought up quirky characters with Mel Brooks and inhabited many more on "Saturday Night Live."

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Jan 09, 2020

Who's Hosting the Oscars This Year? No One
The 2019 show ran without a host after Kevin Hart stepped down and a series of mini-hosts replaced him.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘Inherit the Viper' Review: Hard Times in a Hard Town
A family of opioid dealers in a poverty-stricken town faces the end of the line in this tough, tight crime thriller.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘Afterward' Review: Asking for Opinions of Jews and Israel
A documentary seeks to find out what people think of Jews, the Holocaust and history.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘Three Christs' Review: Exploring the Mysteries of the Mind
The film is based on a book by a social psychologist who studied schizophrenia in the late 1950s.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘The Woman Who Loves Giraffes' Review: Crackers for Animals
This warm documentary uses one woman's singular passion to fuel a tale of zoological discovery, blatant sexism and environmental alarm.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘Underwater' Review: Wobbly Sea Legs
Kristen Stewart is lean, intense and taciturn in this aquatic "Alien" attempt. But the movie is more boring than horrific.

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Jan 09, 2020

‘The Sonata' Review: A Little Fright Music
A young violinist inherits a cursed piece of music in this slow-moving ghost story.

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Jan 08, 2020

This Festival Could Alter Your Sense of Film History
To Save and Project, the annual MoMA series, unearths forgotten work by Australian women, a French auteur and even George A. Romero.

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Jan 08, 2020

‘Earth' Review: Humanity Is Digging Its Own Grave
In this sobering documentary, Nikolaus Geyrhalter looks at how humans are changing the planet one backhoe at a time.

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