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In this documentary a filmmaker embeds himself with a jihadist family, presenting himself as a sympathizer, but sheds little light on their inner lives. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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Favoring atmosphere over action, this slow-burning thriller follows the search for a serial killer in a Kentucky town. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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This documentary explores the region’s long history of auto racing and the lively and eccentric culture it attracted. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin’s last weeks. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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“Amazing Grace” captures the two nights the Queen of Soul recorded her stunning 1972 live album. Watching her process feels like an act of worship. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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What you need to know from Wednesday’s TV, music and movie news. [...]
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
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The service showed the Coens’ “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” on the big screen before streaming it. But the run — four days in three American theaters — frustrated film fans. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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Mr. Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent, suppressed the film for years, but it is finally reaching theaters this month. Here’s what to expect. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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The film casts five women in the roles of juvenile delinquent boys and takes them on a rough journey to a bizarre island. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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We are something of David Lynch completists here at Filmmaker, hence this posting of Ant Head, a music video (of sorts) combining two tracks — “Frank 2000” and “Woodcutters From Fiery Ships” — from Thought Gang, the just-released collaboration between Lynch and his longtime composer, Angelo Badalamenti. Lynch describes the work as “…a short video featuring my friends the ants along with cheese, etc.” As the press release notes, the material from this album hails from the early ’90s but has made its way into almost all of Lynch’s subsequent productions, including Twin Peaks: The Return. From the press release: [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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In Jim Jarmusch’s 1989 Mystery Train, two rock ‘n’ roll-loving Japanese teenagers arrive in Memphis, Tennessee, and make their way over to Sun Studio, the legendary recording studio once the stomping grounds for the likes of Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and, of course, Elvis Presley, who recorded his first song there at the age of 18. In part because of the faint replay of this scene that had lingered in my head for some years, I’ve long wanted to take the Sun tour, one of my many Memphis to-dos, which also included a bunch of famous barbecue [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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Duncan Skiles’ new thriller The Clovehitch Killer is the kind of horror movie that gets under your skin and stays there, reverberating in the viewer’s head for hours, days, even weeks after it’s over. Its impact is all the more impressive given its low-key, understated quality. Skiles patiently, meticulously creates a mounting sense of dread without melodrama or explicit violence, relying instead on eerily stark, formal compositions and a career-best performance from Dylan McDermott. McDermott plays Don Burnside, a family man and active member of his community whose affable, slightly goofy façade masks a serious dark side. When Don’s teenage [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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Movies have been teaching us lessons for their entire history. For a coming article, we are asking women to share what the movies taught them. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.” [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018
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