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James Cameron teams up with Robert Rodriguez for this big-screen adaptation of a Japanese manga. Cue the fighting, bad dialogue and more fighting. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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After releasing a much-criticized promo for “Aladdin,” Disney bounces back with a thrilling teaser for “Frozen II.” [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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These days, the con artist is as much a cultural figure as the antagonist of our personal horror stories. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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While she waits, she’ll be busy hosting the Film Independent Spirit Awards, attending a “Parks and Rec” reunion and venturing to the dark side in the reboot of “Child’s Play.” [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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With the epic nature of the #MeToo movement and the independent film community’s goals to program female voices (at Sundance 41% of features and episodic had a woman director, while 52% of shorts did) one would think there’d be progress within the larger film community. But Caryn Coleman, who runs the Future of Film is Female fund and MoMA screening series reminds us, there’s still a need for activism. The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative’s 4% Challenge shows that there hasn’t been any dramatic changes in the representation of women directors. From 2007-2018, just 4% of the directors of the 1,200 top [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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The film’s treatment of Don Shirley’s sexuality belies the difficult realities that gay men of color like Jussie Smollett face to this day. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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The withdrawal of the film by the noted Chinese director Zhang Yimou comes amid a broader crackdown on the discussion of sensitive subjects in China. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
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A former football player, he spent three decades working for Walt Disney, his father-in-law, and had notable successes — until things turned sour. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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Steven Soderbergh’s latest, released on Netflix, is filled with allusions to the racial and political history of pro basketball. Read this guide after you watch. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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That song from the movie? The one that got stuck inside your head? A chat with the guy who wrote it. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra follow their Oscar-nominated “Embrace of the Serpent” with a saga of the drug trade set amid the Wayuu of northern Colombia. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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She meet-cutes with a Hemsworth in this film that relies on conventions even as it snickers at them. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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If I ever need to cry on cue, I can just picture the expression on Josh Hamilton’s face, in Eighth Grade, when Elsie Fisher hugs him. It’s a beautiful, wordless culmination of his incredible performance, which landed him a Spirit Award nomination this year. We discuss that scene, and he shares some of what he’s learned from jumping from the New York stage to the big and small screens and back again over the past 25 years. He talks about the importance of syncing with the director’s vision, being off-book before rehearsals, and why he’s a self described “take whore.” [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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Forty percent of the top films from 2018 starred or co-starred actresses. Women of color and those 45 and older also made strong gains. [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
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A specially cut diamond designed by the Danish filmmaker has gone on show in Antwerp, Belgium. It’s the first in a series of precious stones based on his films. [...]
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
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