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New York Times Movies
Dec 08, 2019

The Internet Swallowed INXS. Can a Movie Rescue Its Legacy?
A remastered concert film and a new documentary reposition the Australian band for the digital age.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

Ron Leibman, Tony Winner for ‘Angels,' Is Dead at 82
In addition to his acclaimed turn as Roy Cohn on Broadway, he was known for his work in "Norma Rae," "Slaughterhouse-Five" and other films.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

Dressing ‘The Irishman': Polyester Pantsuits and Capo Collars
The costume designers Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson explain why they turned to Pucci-style looks for the women and how they waded through a sea of ties for the men.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

A ‘Crisis' Brings Together Many DC Comics Heroes
A five-part crossover story, premiering Sunday on CW, will include some unexpected characters.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby' Review: The Title Says It All
This holiday film on Netflix, the third in a series, is both flimsy and flat, but if royal romance is what you crave, you've found it.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

John Mulaney's Comic Stew: Sondheim, ‘Drag Race' and Spalding Gray
The comedian, who has a special for kids coming to Netflix, talks about the theater, movies and writing that have shaped his work.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

Here We (Let It) Go Again: ‘Frozen 2' and Movie Musical Sequels
A look back at what has worked, and what has not, in the continuation of musical stories.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

When a Film Shows Gay Romance in Georgia, Going to See It Is a Risk
An internationally acclaimed movie is missing from the lineup of the Tbilisi Film Festival, after protests at screenings turned violent.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

A Movie Torn From the Pages of His Life
Ladj Ly started with videos of police confrontations with his friends in Paris's immigrant suburbs. Now, his wrenching film "Les Misérables" is up for an Oscar.

New York Times Movies
Dec 06, 2019

‘Dead Kids' Review: A Flashy Portrait of Teen Angst Gone Awry
This thriller from Netflix follows four teenage misfits in the Philippines who plot to kidnap the school bully for ransom.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire' Review: A Brush With Passion
In Céline Sciamma's new film, Adèle Haenel and Noémie Merlant play an aristocrat and an artist falling in love in 18th-century France.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘The Disappearance of My Mother' Review: Son's View of a Model Parent
Benedetta Barzini, couture star and cultural critic, reluctantly faces her son's camera in a tender and harsh documentary.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘The Aeronauts' Review: High Anxiety
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne reach for the skies in this charming Victorian ballooning adventure.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘In Fabric' Review: The Dress Is Possessed. But It Was on Sale.
Peter Strickland's fourth feature is a horror story about, yes, a garment, but it's his most engrossing work yet.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘A German Youth' Review: Lights, Camera, Guerrilla Tactics?
The documentary traces the origins of the Red Army Faction with a dizzying assemblage of archival footage.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘Daniel Isn't Real' Review: Even an Imaginary Friend Can Hurt You
Young Luke was happy to find a friend in Daniel. Luke's mother couldn't see Daniel, but accepted him nonetheless, until he went too far.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘Little Joe' Review: This Flower Can Dispense Joy, but It Has Demands
Jessica Hausner's new sci-fi film about a flower engineered to release a potent antidepressant evokes "Invasion of the Body Snatchers."

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘When Lambs Become Lions' Review: An Ivory Poacher's Perspective
The documentarian Jon Kasbe spent years among elephant hunters in Kenya, and his movie is an intense 74-minute distillation of his efforts.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘The Wolf Hour' Review: Panic in the City
In this psychological drama, Naomi Watts plays an agoraphobic writer slowly unraveling in a blistering New York City apartment.

New York Times Movies
Dec 05, 2019

‘A Million Little Pieces' Review: Cracking Up
A committed lead performance and some eloquent visuals aren't enough to save this hackneyed tale of a rehab-resisting addict.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

‘Midnight Family' Review: The Night Stalkers of Mexico City
In this outstanding documentary, a family of emergency medical workers struggles both to save lives and to make a living.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

Billy Dee Williams Says Pronoun Use Did Not Mean ‘Gender-Fluid'
In a recent interview with Esquire, the actor said he used "himself" and "herself," widely taken to mean that he had embraced gender-fluid pronouns.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

‘Knives and Skin' Review: ‘Twin Peaks' Redux? Not Quite
While it has some genuine eeriness, the similarities to David Lynch's work give the impression of a secondhand sensibility.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

Jennifer Lopez, Awkwafina and Adam Driver at the Gotham Awards
And the cast of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wrestles with Amazon at their premiere.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

New York Film Critics Circle Picks ‘The Irishman' as Best Film
Among the actors recognized by the group were Lupita Nyong'o for "Us" and Antonio Banderas for "Pain and Glory."

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

A Horror Genre Where Dresses (and Fridges) Can Kill
Movies like "In Fabric" explore the bizarre world in which evil is everywhere, even in tires and cookies.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

‘No Time to Die' First Trailer: Daniel Craig Is Bond in the #MeToo Era
The newest entry in the series is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and features Lashana Lynch.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

Charlize Theron on ‘Bombshell,' Fox News and Harvey Weinstein
The Oscar winner transformed herself to play the anchor Megyn Kelly, even though she had misgivings about the role.

New York Times Movies
Dec 04, 2019

Best Movies of 2019
These titles prove that while the streaming arguments rage and the medium may be a mess, the art form is as healthy as ever.

New York Times Movies
Dec 03, 2019

Letter of Recommendation: Badly Dubbed Movies
When I decided to binge watch several dozen spaghetti westerns, I didn't expect the dubbing to be one of the best parts. It was.

New York Times Movies
Dec 03, 2019

Even at the Indie-Leaning Gotham Awards, Netflix Is a Juggernaut
The streaming service, expected to be a major Oscar player, won more than half of the awards presented at the New York ceremony on Monday.

New York Times Movies
Dec 03, 2019

‘Black Widow' Trailer: Scarlett Johansson Battles Florence Pugh
In her own Marvel stand-alone picture, the title hero, an ex-KGB assassin, springs into action after the events of "Captain America: Civil War."

New York Times Movies
Dec 03, 2019

‘Star Wars' Star Billy Dee Williams Uses Gender-Fluid Pronouns
"I say ‘himself' and ‘herself,' because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine," the actor told Esquire magazine.

New York Times Movies
Dec 02, 2019

‘Marriage Story' Wins Best Feature at the Gotham Awards
The film dominated the evening. It also took home honors for best actor (Adam Driver) and best screenplay as well as the audience prize.

New York Times Movies
Dec 02, 2019

‘Star Wars' Star Billy Dee Williams Uses Male and Female Pronouns
"I say ‘himself' and ‘herself,' because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine," the actor told Esquire magazine.

New York Times Movies
Dec 02, 2019

‘Star Wars' Star Billy Dee Williams Embraces Gender-Fluid Pronouns
"I say ‘himself' and ‘herself,' because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine," the actor told Esquire magazine.

New York Times Movies
Dec 02, 2019

Lena Waithe's Art of Protest
The "Queen & Slim" writer on mixing art and politics, the key to collaboration and those infamous comments about Will Smith and Denzel Washington.

New York Times Movies
Dec 02, 2019

Billy Dee Williams Embraces Gender-Fluid Pronouns
"I say ‘himself' and ‘herself,' because I also see myself as feminine as well as masculine," the "Star Wars" actor told Esquire magazine.

New York Times Movies
Nov 29, 2019

How to Follow Up ‘Frozen'? With Melancholy and a Power Ballad
For the music of "Frozen 2," Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez found inspiration in a Latin hymn, grief and Bryan Adams.

New York Times Movies
Nov 29, 2019

What ‘Queen & Slim' Gets Right About Black Women
Through love and conflict, the drama shows the different ways we can be. And, it's refreshing, especially in today's cinema.

New York Times Movies
Nov 29, 2019

‘Queen & Slim' | Anatomy of a Scene
Melina Matsoukas narrates a sequence from her film featuring Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya.

New York Times Movies
Nov 29, 2019

How Love Begins in ‘Queen & Slim'
The director Melina Matsoukas narrates a lyrical scene from her film where the lead characters fall for each other for the first time.

New York Times Movies
Nov 29, 2019

How Michelle Buteau, Actress and Comedian, Spends Her Sundays
Home alone with infant twins, it's all a blur. But at night, the husband comes home. He's cooking.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

Diablo Cody's Week: ‘I'm a Phone Addict'
The Oscar-winning screenwriter and first-time Broadway librettist shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘The Body Remembers' Review: One Prospers, the Other Doesn't
Two indigenous women collide in an urgent, intimate drama about race, motherhood and domestic abuse.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Ximei' Review: An AIDS Activist Fights Medical Injustice in China
In taking the time to get to know his subjects, Andy Cohen paints a compelling portrait of those suffering from a public health crisis.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Cavale' Review: Riding in Cars With Girls on the Run
In Virginie Gourmel's drama, three teenage girls escape a psychiatric facility, however therapeutically or legally ill-advised.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘After Parkland' Review: Gun Violence Reverberates Through Time
A new documentary follows the friends and families of those died in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in 2018.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Feast of the Epiphany' Review: Farm to Table, but Not in That Order
It's a drama. It's a documentary. It's both, but this film, directed by three critics, is a perplexing amalgamation.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Melody Makers' Review: Another Go-Round With the Old-School British Rockers
In a new documentary, Leslie Ann Coles explores the history of 1960s and '70s rock ‘n' roll through the eye of a British music magazine.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘White Snake' Review: A Chinese Demon Slithers to the Screen
Love is the answer, even when Romeo is a snake-catcher. Luckily, he's not great at his job.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Les Misérables' Review: Injustice Still Stalks the Poor of Paris
In modern-day Montfermeil, the setting of Victor Hugo's novel, the filmmaker Ladj Ly stages his own impassioned cry against oppression.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘My Friend the Polish Girl' Review: The Outsider
In this faux documentary, the relationship between an American filmmaker and her troubled immigrant subject takes on a darkly controlling hue.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

‘Temblores' Review: Torn Between His Faith and His Sexuality
Jayro Bustamante's drama is vividly imagined, but lacks depth.

New York Times Movies
Nov 28, 2019

A Comedy of Manners, and Multiple Homicide
A man snuffs out his aristocratic relatives one by one in the 1949 British film "Kind Hearts and Coronets," now showing at Film Forum.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

Netflix's 2019 Holiday Movies, Reviewed and Ranked
The streaming service added a bunch of original holiday movies this year, some better than others. We watched them all.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

The Best Movies to Watch on Thanksgiving
Stuck with your opinionated uncle? Having a Friendsgiving? This list provides after-dinner entertainment options for the tryptophan-impaired, no matter who's watching.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

She's Mrs. Rogers. But Joanne Rogers Has ‘Always Been Her Own Person.'
Fred Rogers's widow, at 91, still acts as a spokeswoman for her husband's legacy. But she had a long career as a concert pianist, performing duets around the country and recording two albums.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

Achieving Transcendence on the Millionth ‘Frozen' Viewing
Once a father took his aversion to "Frozen" and, yes, let it go, he realized that beyond the branded backpacks and Anna and Elsa matching sock sets, the movie is an ingeniously crafted tale.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

‘63 Up' Review: Time Keeps on Slippin', Slippin', Slippin'
Michael Apted revisits the people who have grown up, and grown older, in this long-running, landmark documentary series.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

‘Knives Out' Review: Murder Most Clever
In his new movie, Rian Johnson dusts off Agatha Christie with help from Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis and Don Johnson.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

How ‘Knives Out' Handles a Mansionful of Stars
Rian Johnson narrates a sequence from his ensemble murder-mystery, featuring Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Daniel Craig.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

‘Knives Out' | Anatomy of a Scene
Rian Johnson narrates a sequence from his film.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

Does Who You Are at 7 Determine Who You Are at 63?
In 1964, with "Seven Up!" Michael Apted stumbled into making what has become the most profound documentary series in the history of cinema. Fifty-five years later, the project is reaching its conclusion.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

The True Story of ‘The Irishman': I Heard You Paint Tangled Tales
The movie hits Netflix on Wednesday. Here's a guide to who's who, which events are real and whether to believe its claim about Jimmy Hoffa's disappearance.

New York Times Movies
Nov 27, 2019

Noah Baumbach Knows What You're Thinking
The writer-director on the autobiographical vs. the personal, showing "Marriage Story" to his ex-wife and the reason he's enjoying life more than ever.

New York Times Movies
Nov 26, 2019

‘Queen & Slim' Review: Love on the Run
Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith star in Melina Matsoukas's dreamy but intense outlaw romance.

New York Times Movies
Nov 26, 2019

60 Years of ‘The Sound of Music': Optimism Endures
Six decades after "The Sound of Music" debuted on Broadway, it remains a cultural touchstone in community theaters, in books, on streaming services and inspiring an Ariana Grande video.

New York Times Movies
Nov 26, 2019

‘The Two Popes' Review: Double Act at the Vatican
Jonathan Pryce (as the future Pope Francis) and Anthony Hopkins (as the outgoing Pope Benedict) star in a study of faith, friendship and power.

New York Times Movies
Nov 26, 2019

Netflix's New Single-Screen Space: The Paris Theater
The streaming site's long-term lease will keep the lights on at the once-shuttered, 71-year-old movie house.

New York Times Movies
Nov 25, 2019

Now Leasing: The Paris Theater, Netflix's New Single-Screen Space
The streaming site's long-term lease will keep the lights on at the once-shuttered, 71-year-old movie house.

New York Times Movies
Nov 25, 2019

Did ‘1917' Just Enter the Best-Picture Battle?
The late-arriving war film, directed by Sam Mendes, appears to be the front-runner for several Oscars.

New York Times Movies
Nov 25, 2019

British Movie Theaters Pull Gang Film After Violence at Screenings
Two chains canceled future screenings of "Blue Story" after incidents this weekend. Critics accused the chains of being "cowardly" and "racist," but the theaters said they were worried about safety.

New York Times Movies
Nov 25, 2019

Why Does Rage Define ‘Parasite' and Other Popular East Asian Movies?
Many thriller and horror films from Japan, China and South Korea reveal a complicated relationship between those societies and the ancient tenets of Confucianism.

New York Times Movies
Nov 24, 2019

The Great Unknown Movie of the Century So Far? Here's Mine
Lee Myung-se's "Nowhere to Hide" from 2000 is a cops-and-gangsters movie unlike anything you've seen before.

New York Times Movies
Nov 24, 2019

The 10 Most Influential Films of the Decade (and 20 Other Favorites)
Our co-chief film critics say these were the films of the 2010s that made a difference in the world of entertainment and beyond.

New York Times Movies
Nov 24, 2019

‘Frozen 2' Opens to $127 Million
The first "Frozen" made $67.4 million during its opening weekend in 2013. The sequel made over 75 percent more than that.

New York Times Movies
Nov 23, 2019

AMC to Fire Workers Who Confronted Black Woman at ‘Harriet' Screening, Letter Says
Fifteen black women accused an AMC movie theater in Louisiana of racial profiling. Theater workers repeatedly asked one of the women to show them her ticket, she said.

New York Times Movies
Nov 23, 2019

Black Woman at ‘Harriet' Screening Repeatedly Confronted by Employees
Fifteen black women accused an AMC movie theater in Louisiana of racial profiling. Theater workers asked one of the women to show them her ticket three times, she said.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

For Those Who've Seen ‘Parasite' and Want More
"Relentless Invention" at Film at Lincoln Center is filled with highlights from a relatively recent period in Korea's 100-year-old cinema tradition.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

Michael J. Pollard, Character Actor in ‘Bonnie and Clyde,' Dies at 80
A familiar face in movies and on television, he rose to fame in 1967 as the outlaw couple's dimwitted accomplice, earning an Oscar nomination.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

Famous Voices Take Center Stage at Italy's ‘Dubbing Oscars'
In Rome, a glitzy ceremony celebrated the stars of an industry, which may be the best in the world but is often dismissed and overstretched.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

Branko Lustig, 87, Dies; Holocaust Survivor Turned Film Producer
Mr. Lustig's experiences as a concentration camp inmate informed his work on "Schindler's List," for which he won an Academy Award.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

Watch Tom Hanks Embody Mister Rogers in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood'
The Land of Make Believe gets a meticulous recreation in this scene on the set of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." The director Marielle Heller narrates a look.

New York Times Movies
Nov 22, 2019

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Marielle Heller narrates a sequence from her film featuring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

Branko Lustig, 87, Holocaust Survivor Turned Film Producer, Dies
Mr. Lustig's experiences as a concentration camp inmate informed his work on "Schindler's List," for which he won an Academy Award.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator' Review: The Toxic Man behind Yoga's Hottest Trend
This unsettling expose about the founder of Bikram yoga is the opposite of a meditative reprieve.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Dark Waters' Review: The Killing Fields of West Virginia
In Todd Haynes's latest, Mark Ruffalo plays a corporate defense lawyer who switches sides to defend a poisoned community.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Varda by Agnès' Review: A Final Visit With an Irreplaceable Filmmaker
In her last film, Agnès Varda sums up a six-decade career.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Frozen 2' Review: The Cold Still Never Bothers Them
The sisters and sidekicks from "Frozen" reconvene for another adventure with storms of feeling and a new power ballad.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' Review: You Are My Friend
Tom Hanks plays Mister Rogers, the beloved children's television host, as he comes to the aid of a suffering magazine writer.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Mr. Toilet' Review: Getting a Handle on the World's Toilet Shortage
This profile of Jack Sim, an activist for toilet construction, is a more serious documentary than its title suggests.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘The Courier' Review: Gary Oldman Plays Bad. The Movie Plays Worse.
This action thriller set in a parking garage with a female butt-kicking lead doesn't even reach the level of watchable novelty.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘21 Bridges' Review: Catch Us if You Can
In this sturdy thriller, Chadwick Boseman plays a Manhattan detective on the hunt for two squirrelly cop killers.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Hala' Review: Girl, Disrupted
Geraldine Viswanathan is astonishingly resonant as a teenager testing the boundaries of faith, tradition and sexuality.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

‘Shooting the Mafia' Review: Crime Through a Watchful Lens
This documentary about the Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia is short on the whens and the hows of her story.

New York Times Movies
Nov 21, 2019

Susan Sontag's Mind Games
The author and public intellectual wrestled with a new medium and a foreign language in her now restored first feature, "Duet for Cannibals," a dry comedy made in Sweden.

New York Times Movies
Nov 20, 2019

They're Actual Supporting Actors, and Oscar Should Take a Look
If leading performers drop into supporting categories to score a nomination, they may push out performances given by these seven standouts.

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