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In Lana Del Rey’s interplanetary music video, directed by Rich Lee, a smile is the most starting special effect. [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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YouTube views and animated musical films may up the odds, as the numbers behind the musical numbers show. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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Written and directed by Kazik Radwanski, this film was shot in practically all hand-held almost close-ups. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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The Convention is filmmaker Jessica Dimmock’s short documentary about a convention comprised of transgender senior women. She writes: The film explores the annual Esprit gathering, where transgender women in their senior years who have been closeted their whole lives gather for a week of shared experience and understanding in a logging town in Northern Washington. For the attendees, many of whom are not out to their wives or children, this may be the only week of the year that they are not in hiding. I traveled to this event many times over the past years while Christopher LaMarca and I [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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The letter, written by PEN America, reads in part: “Vibrant, open intercultural dialogue is indispensable in the fight against terror and oppression.” [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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In a year when Jyn Erso powered “Rogue One” to No. 1, a study finds a rise in major female characters. But minority women faced a tougher road. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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An operation may have seemed routine, but Dr. John Ryan, a medical historian and retired surgeon, said this was major surgery “in a very sick person.” [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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Frank Bruni and Gail Collins banter about Donald Trump Oscar Night and bask in a “Moonlight” glow. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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Mr. Schickel reviewed films for Life magazine and wrote 37 books about the movies. [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
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Hitler believed that movies were much better for propaganda than books or newspapers. He thought a pictorial presentation of an idea could reach more people, faster, with no effort needed on the viewer’s part. His minister of Nazi propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, emphasized the escapism aspect of film. Goebbels wanted movies that were big and loud and glamorous, and that would be distracting to the population, with dark subliminal messages wrapped inside the pizzazz. Researchers recently reported that the rate of gun violence in American PG-13 motion pictures is now higher than that of R-rated films. When we see these gun [...]
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
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The last of the major industry prizes before the Oscars were doled out on Sunday, in ceremonies that included political jabs at President Trump. [...]
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
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The Void, a Utah-based start-up, bets that by making V.R. both social and spontaneous, it can draw throngs and make a mint. Some big names are taking notice. [...]
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
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The Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group had high hopes for “Wall,” a big-budget action film that aimed to conquer North American audiences. [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
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Movies can help us see injustices we have never experienced in our own lives. “Hidden Figures” is a perfect example. [...]
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
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The below interview was originally published during SXSW 2016, when debuting filmmaker Anne Hamilton premiered her ’80s-set, gothic thriller, American Fable, which melds del Toro-esque fantasy with a critique of Reagan-era economic policy. The film opens today in New York at the IFC Center. World premiering in the Visions section of SXSW is American Fable, the debut film from 2014 AFI Directing Workshop for Women graduate Anne Hamilton. Before beginning her career in film by working on the set of Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, Hamilton studied law and philosophy, and, as she relates below, she applied aspects of [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
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