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Feb 22, 2018

In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films
"The Oscars should be a spectacle," one of the show's lead producers said, a sign that the industrywide reckoning over sexual harassment may not take center stage during the March 4 telecast.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘The Lodgers,' Something Wicked This Way Trundles
A brother and sister live alone in an eerie ruin that Miss Havisham (and real-estate flippers) would love.

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Feb 22, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Annihilation'
Alex Garland narrates a scene from his film featuring Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘Annihilation,' a Heroic Journey into the Alien Shimmer
In the new movie from Alex Garland ("Ex Machina"), Natalie Portman plays a biologist who tries to unlock the mysteries of an extraterrestrial whatsit.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘Every Day,' Each 24 Hours Brings Another Boyfriend
The film, based on a novel by David Levithan, is a love story of an unusual sort.

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Feb 22, 2018

Film Study Finds Number of Female Protagonists Down 5 Percent
‘Wonder Woman' and ‘Girls Trip' may have ruled at the box office, but there were fewer female protagonists than there were in 2016.

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Feb 22, 2018

Would You Swipe Right on Amphibian Man From ‘The Shape of Water'?
The love story between Sally Hawkins's character and amphibian man is part of a grand tradition of cinematic human-monster romances. Here are a few more suitors to consider.

New York Times Movies
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘Are We Not Cats' Offers Hair Balls of a Different Order
This peculiar indie pairs a soulful-eyed New York hipster with a soul-music-loving woman. He bites his nails, but she has a more unusual habit.

New York Times Movies
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘The Cured,' in Which Former Zombies Turn to New Terrorism
David Freyne's debut feature, set in Ireland, makes the plight of those who were once undead into a kind of allegory of the Troubles.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: An Estonian Folk Tale Unfolds in ‘November'
This film from Rainer Sarnet builds a bizarre love story stuffed with supernatural lunacy.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘El Mar La Mar,' an Abstract Look at Desert Border Crossings
This fascinating experimental documentary concerns migration in the Sonoran Desert.

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Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘The Young Karl Marx,' a Scruffy Specter Haunts Europe
Raoul Peck's new film is a buddy movie about the founders of Communism.

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Feb 21, 2018

Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Uma Thurman Reads ‘The Accident No One Talked About'
This week, the actress tells the story of a family's shattering secret.

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Feb 21, 2018

The Carpetbagger: Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars
The Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind "Last Men in Aleppo" and "Icarus" are grappling with a very real vexation: fear of Russian meddling.

New York Times Movies
Feb 21, 2018

Programmed for Kids, This Film Festival Has Adults Lining Up, Too
The New York International Children's Film Festival, which runs through March 18, offers 15 features, nine shorts programs and virtual reality.

New York Times Movies
Feb 21, 2018

From Knitwear to ‘Call Me by Your Name'
The designer Giulia Piersanti divides her time between styles for Céline and creating looks for Luca Guadagnino's films.

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Feb 21, 2018

On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.

New York Times Movies
Feb 21, 2018

On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss.
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.

New York Times Movies
Feb 21, 2018

Review: ‘Game Night' Has a Winning Rachel McAdams and Charades With a Twist
A married couple questions reality after their weekly couples game night turns into a kidnapping mystery.

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Feb 21, 2018

Feature: Laurie Metcalf Was Hiding in Plain Sight
From "Lady Bird" to "Three Tall Women" to a revival of "Roseanne," the 62-year-old actress is finally showing off the extent of her range.

New York Times Movies
Feb 20, 2018

Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Record of Wins
The ex-basketball star worked with animation and music stars to make the short "Dear Basketball." It's an academy front-runner, though it's drawn #MeToo protests.

New York Times Movies
Feb 20, 2018

‘Black Panther' Movie: What You Should Read After Watching the Boundary-Breaking Film
Whether you're interested in the movie's racial and gender politics, curious about the future of the Marvel Universe or you simply want to sample the best spoiler-filled essays, read on.

New York Times Movies
Feb 20, 2018

The Carpetbagger: An Oscar-Nominated Transgender Director on His ‘Authentic Self'
"People are saying thank you for showing this isn't something black people have been imagining," says Yance Ford, director of "Strong Island."

New York Times Movies
Feb 19, 2018

Review: ‘George,' Like Its Fluxus Subject, Is Playful and Prankish
A documentary details the rise of the avant-garde art movement founded by George Maciunas, though Fluxus remains as hard as ever to pin down.

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Feb 19, 2018

Did You Watch ‘Black Panther'? Let's Talk Spoilers
Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie.

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Feb 18, 2018

Time's Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards' Wins 5 Awards
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.

New York Times Movies
Feb 18, 2018

With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther' Smashes Box Office Records
The movie's Presidents' Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths.

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Feb 18, 2018

‘Black Panther' Smashes Box Office Records and Hollywood Myths
"Black Panther" arrived to a record-setting $218 million in Presidents' Day weekend ticket sales in North America and a global total of $387 million.

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Feb 18, 2018

Cultured Traveler: Retracing America's Musical Canvas
In the 3-D film "America's Musical Journey," the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc takes viewers on an exuberant exploration of the country's creative roots.

New York Times Movies
Feb 18, 2018

Did You Watch ‘Black Panther' This Weekend? Let's Talk Spoilers
Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie.

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Feb 18, 2018

I Took 7th Graders to See ‘Black Panther.' Here's What They Said.
Brooklyn students are enthusiastic — and frank — about the movie. While they were taken with the superhero's suit, they also saw deeper meanings at work.

New York Times Movies
Feb 16, 2018

SURFACING: EXPLORING COMMUNITIES : ‘Black Panther' Cosplayers: ‘We're Helping People See Us as Heroes'
Meet the people whose goal is to disrupt the stereotypes of cosplay.

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Feb 16, 2018

A Multiplex Where ‘Black Panther' Plays Next Door to Experimental Music
Next week, AMC Empire 25 in Times Square will be home to a music and video festival that includes the Sun Ra Arkestra and JLin.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

Streaming: ‘Night of the Living Dead': Zombies Restored to Their Full Beauty
FilmStruck's Criterion Channel debuts a revelatory restoration of a horror classic.

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Feb 15, 2018

‘Black Panther' Poised to Shatter a Hollywood Myth
The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

Sidelined, but Not Forgotten
In the 1930s and '40s, great black actors like Theresa Harris and Clarence Muse were often marginalized in servile Hollywood roles. But the artistry of their performances still stood out.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

4 Film Series to Catch in NYC This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

That Time the C.I.A. Tried to Recruit Me: Our National Security Reporter on Covering Spies
Who doesn't envy those those who go incognito to steal secrets?

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Feb 15, 2018

Kenneth Haigh, 86, ‘Angry Young Man' of British Stage, Dies
A coal miner's son, he had a long theater, film and TV career, but he was best known as the rebellious antihero in John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger."

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

So You Know Nothing About ‘Harry Potter'? Let's Catch You Up
A primer of the books and films to get you ready for the Broadway opening of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two."

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

‘Isle of Dogs' to Open Berlin Film Festival. But Has it Lost Its Way?
Wes Anderson's new movie opens a festival that will showcase nearly 400 films. In the face of rising criticism, the event's director says he's focused on the audience.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

‘Incredibles 2' Trailer: The Supers Are Finally Back
Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson lend their voices to the long-awaited sequel from Brad Bird, writer-director of the original 2004 hit.

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Feb 15, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Black Panther'
Ryan Coogler narrates a sequence from his film featuring Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa, a.k.a. Black Panther.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: ‘The Boy Downstairs' Provides a Twist of Fate for Zosia Mamet
In this debut feature from the writer and director Sophie Brooks, Ms. Mamet unwittingly moves into the Brooklyn brownstone where her ex lives.

New York Times Movies
Feb 15, 2018

Review: ‘Nostalgia' Asks Why We Keep Things
In Mark Pellington's film, mourners get a helping hand in parting with cherished objects.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: A London Night Goes Wrong in ‘The Party'
Sally Potter directs a very fine cast in a would-be comedy about a calamitously bad evening.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: In ‘Western,' German Workers Fan Tensions in a Bulgarian Town
Valeska Grisebach's film evokes a classic American genre to tease out the contradictions of modern European capitalism.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: ‘Honor Up' Offers a Raw View of Gangster Life
The filmmaking is point-and-shoot rudimentary, yet this anecdotal movie about drug dealers and their troubles can be oddly persuasive.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: In ‘The Housemaid,' Twisted Love and Angry Ghosts in Vietnam
Set in 1953, when the country was under French colonial rule, the story takes place on a plantation that harbors shameful secrets — and an apparition.

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Feb 15, 2018

Review: ‘Early Man' Is a Very Funny Trip to the Past
The latest film from Aardman Animations celebrates the essential silliness of Homo sapiens. There's soccer, too.

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Feb 15, 2018

SURFACING: EXPLORING COMMUNITIES : The ‘Black Panther' Enthusiasts Who Are Changing Cosplay: ‘We're Helping People See Us as Heroes'
Meet the people whose goal is to disrupt the stereotypes of cosplay.

New York Times Movies
Feb 14, 2018

Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon Read ‘Overfed on a Mother's Affection'
This week, the couple that co-wrote their love story for "The Big Sick" tells the story of a parent who shows her love through leftovers.

New York Times Movies
Feb 14, 2018

That Time the C.I.A. Tried to Recruit Me: Our Reporter on Covering Spies
Why do people love spy stories? Scott Shane, our national security reporter, talks tomorrow night with Jennifer Lawrence, star of the new spy thriller "Red Sparrow."

New York Times Movies
Feb 14, 2018

The Carpetbagger: The Agony, Absurdity and Ecstasy of the Oscar for Best Song
The first-time nominees Sufjan Stevens and Mary J. Blige join repeat nominees in a category that has always been a mash-up of hits, snoozers and misfires.

New York Times Movies
Feb 14, 2018

That Time the CIA Tried to Recruit Me: Our Reporter on Covering Spies
Why do people love spy stories? Scott Shane, our national security reporter, talks tomorrow night with Jennifer Lawrence, star of the new spy thriller "Red Sparrow."

New York Times Movies
Feb 14, 2018

You Explain What's Truly Great About ‘The Greatest Showman'
We get it now! From the music to the film's messages and the experience of watching it with loved ones, fans see what critics can't.

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Feb 14, 2018

Coming Soon to a Stage Near You: Yesteryear's Movies
"We've stopped having the idea that theater is essentially a literary form," said Chris Goode, who adapted "Jubilee" from Derek Jarman's film.

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Feb 14, 2018

Are Spies Like Us? A National Security Reporter Says Yes, and No
Reporters and spooks have an unlikely professional kinship. But the differences between us are far more profound.

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Feb 13, 2018

New Trailer: ‘Rampage,' Starring Dwayne Johnson
A flying wolf, a Godzilla-size gorilla and a giant crocodile are among his co-stars in the new action film, due in April.

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Feb 13, 2018

Scene City: A ‘Black Panther' Charity Event With Lupita Nyong'o, While VFiles Hosts a Fashion Shoot Party
Designers auctioned off outfits inspired by the superhero film. VFiles combined a rave with a photo shoot at Terminal 5.

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Feb 13, 2018

Ava DuVernay Helps Start a Diversity Initiative for Hollywood
The Evolve Entertainment Fund, announced on Monday, would fund 150 internships to put women and people of color get on track for a career in film.

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Feb 13, 2018

Review: ‘Tehran Taboo' Exposes Double Standards About Sex in Iran
The director Ali Soozandeh uses rotoscoping, a form of animation, in this ensemble piece involving a prostitute, a judge and a musician, among others.

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Feb 13, 2018

The Carpetbagger: Allison Janney's Road to the Oscars Was Paved by a Bird
The actress, an awards favorite for her unflinching turn in "I, Tonya," talks about sexual harassment and the unlikely perks of working with fowl.

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Feb 13, 2018

Review: ‘Double Lover' Is a Knotty Delight of a Thriller
Psychoanalysts play mind games (and more) with a vulnerable young woman in François Ozon's thriller.

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Feb 13, 2018

Who's Allowed to Wear a Black Panther Mask?
As children express fandom for Marvel's latest superhero, parents face new questions about race, cultural appropriation and permission.

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Feb 13, 2018

The Many Meanings of Black Panther's Mask
As children express fandom for Marvel's latest superhero, parents face new questions about race, cultural appropriation and permission.

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Feb 12, 2018

DealBook: Does a Lawsuit Now Help the Weinstein Victims?
New York's attorney general has sued the Weinstein Company, delaying a sale, to ensure that victims of abuse are compensated. Will his tactic backfire?

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Feb 12, 2018

Johann Johannsson, Award-Winning Movie Composer, Dies at 48
With an indie-rock past, he blended elements of electronic and classical music in his scores for "The Theory of Everything," "Sicario" and "Arrival."

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Feb 12, 2018

The Stars of ‘Black Panther' Waited a Lifetime for This Moment
The director Ryan Coogler and the castmates Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira see personal and political potency in Marvel's first black superhero film.

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Feb 12, 2018

New James Bond Novel Is a Prequel to Fleming's First
"Forever and a Day," a new James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz, who wrote his first Bond in 2015, is due in Britain on May 31.

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Feb 12, 2018

Sony Apologizes for ‘Peter Rabbit' Movie's Allergy Scene
Tom McGregor, a villain who has food allergies, goes into anaphylaxis when rabbits fire a blackberry into his mouth. Some parents said it set a poor example.

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Feb 12, 2018

Sony Apologizes After ‘Peter Rabbit' Movie Exploits a Food Allergy, Upsetting Parents
Tom McGregor, a villain who has food allergies, goes into anaphylaxis when rabbits fire a blackberry into his mouth. Some parents said it set a poor example.

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Feb 12, 2018

‘Peter Rabbit' Exploits a Food Allergy to Attack a Villain. Parents Aren't Happy.
Tom McGregor, the villain who has food allergies, goes into anaphylaxis when rabbits fire a blackberry into his mouth. Some parents said it set a poor example.

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Feb 12, 2018

For the Stars of ‘Black Panther,' Superpowers and Responsibility
The director Ryan Coogler and the castmates Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira see personal and political potency in Marvel's first black superhero film.

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Feb 12, 2018

Feature: Why ‘Black Panther' Is a Defining Moment for Black America
Ryan Coogler's film is a vivid re-imagination of something black Americans have cherished for centuries — Africa as a dream of our wholeness, greatness and self-realization.

New York Times Movies
Feb 11, 2018

Weinstein Company Sale Delayed by N.Y. Attorney General Lawsuit
Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit alleging the studio and its fraternal founders repeatedly violated state and city laws barring gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and coercion.

New York Times Movies
Feb 11, 2018

‘Fifty Shades Freed' Ends Sex Trilogy With Solid Ticket Sales
The raunchy "Fifty Shades Freed" and cuddly "Peter Rabbit" were No. 1 and No. 2 at the weekend box office. Clint Eastwood's latest film was a soft third.

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Feb 11, 2018

At This Film Institute, the Course Material Is Killer
The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in Brooklyn is examining the new golden age of horror, as films like "Get Out" strike the raw nerves exposed by Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.

New York Times Movies
Feb 09, 2018

John Gavin, Actor and Ambassador to Mexico Under Reagan, Dies at 86
Mr. Gavin played romantic leads in the 1950s and 1960s and was served in Mexico City for a rocky five-year tenure.

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Feb 09, 2018

What's So Great About ‘The Greatest Showman'?
Critics weren't impressed by the Hugh Jackman musical, but fans have turned it into an unexpected hit. Now it's your turn: why do you like the movie?

New York Times Movies
Feb 09, 2018

Streaming: Streaming Your Valentine's Day
A jealous husband, an ocean liner meeting an iceberg, ventriloquism as a flirtation device and the art of running a restaurant all figure in a film romance.

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Feb 09, 2018

‘Black Panther' Brings Hope, Hype and Pride
For African-American viewers around the country, the Marvel movie represents an overdue communal moment.

New York Times Movies
Feb 08, 2018

Mickey Jones, Drummer Turned Character Actor, Is Dead at 76
In the 1960s, Mr. Jones toured with Bob Dylan. In the 1990s, he played a recurring role on the hit sitcom "Home Improvement."

New York Times Movies
Feb 08, 2018

Review: Finally, the Audience Is ‘Fifty Shades Freed'
Ana and Christian tie the knot and settle old scores in this flaccid film.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: In ‘Golden Exits,' Ties That Bind (and Cut Too)
Alex Ross Perry charts the happiness, misery and profound self-absorption of assorted Brooklynites. It's funny! (Also sad and squirm-inducing.)

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Feb 08, 2018

‘Venom' Teaser: Tom Hardy Crosses Over to Marvel
The film, directed Ruben Fleischer, stars the actor as a Spider-Man adversary who attains superpowers.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: In ‘The Peacemaker,' a Negotiator Who Is No Idealist
A new documentary about Padraig O'Malley, a steely amateur diplomat who has brokered resolutions in Northern Ireland and South Africa.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: ‘Seeing Allred' Watches a Pit-Bull Lawyer at Work
The documentary charts Gloria Allred's history of activism and a few of her current cases.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: ‘Permission' Puts Dan Stevens and Rebecca Hall on the Market
A longstanding relationship gets a jolt when a friend of the couple asks a provocative question.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: This ‘Peter Rabbit' Is No Beatrix Potter, but It's Not All Bad
The beloved children's character wisecracks like Bugs Bunny, with James Corden's British accent, in this C.G.I.-heavy film directed by Will Gluck.

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Feb 08, 2018

Rewind: Revived and Still Luxurious: Raúl Ruiz's Search for Proust
A very good movie from Marcel Proust's very great novel will be screened in a new digital restoration by Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: In ‘Becks,' a Guitarist With the Blues Returns Home
The movie exemplifies how small judgments in pace, performance and soundtrack can transcend modest trappings.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: Suicidal Man Seeks Mystery Woman for ‘Entanglement'
In this romantic comedy, Thomas Middleditch plays a suicidal man searching for the woman his parents almost adopted. It's complicated.

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Feb 08, 2018

Review: ‘The Female Brain' Flattens the Female Experience
Moviegoers get a look at the brain scans of couples as a scientist seeks a theory of gender behavior.

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Feb 07, 2018

Broadway Producer Named BAM's New Artistic Director
David Binder, who also has experience producing festivals in New York and London, will succeed Joseph V. Melillo.

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Feb 07, 2018

Review: In the Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts, Moving Portraits and Visceral Stories
There are plausible rationalizations for why any of this year's Oscar-nominated documentary shorts might win.

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Feb 07, 2018

Review: In ‘The 15:17 to Paris,' Real Heroes Portray Their Heroism
A foiled terrorist attack inspires an effective, stripped-down film from Clint Eastwood starring three men who helped save the day.

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Feb 07, 2018

Review: In the Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts, Four Dramas and a Comedy
Topically diverse and politically relevant, the live action shorts program features three based on actual incidents.

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Feb 07, 2018

The Carpetbagger: How Did ‘The Shape of Water' Become the Film to Beat at the Oscars?
Awards voters have loved it so far, but just why is a matter of debate: Some think it taps into the zeitgeist; others say it's just filmmaking at its best.

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