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Aug 13, 2018

They All Love a ‘Yellow Submarine': Very Young Beatles Fans Sing Along
Families, most with small children, gathered at Film Forum for a special screening of the 1968 movie that let them share their love of the group.

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Aug 13, 2018

‘BlacKkKlansman' Is the Movie Everyone's Talking About. Here's What to Read About It.
We roundup some of the best reviews, reports, essays and interviews about Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman."

New York Times Movies
Aug 12, 2018

‘The Meg' Is a Surprise Box-Office Monster
The shark movie was expected to take in $20 million. Instead, "The Meg" collected $44.5 million. Among highbrow films, "BlacKkKlansman" posted solid results.

New York Times Movies
Aug 11, 2018

at home with …: Andie MacDowell, Still Worth It
One of the original 1980s model-actresses on her very modern maturity.

New York Times Movies
Aug 10, 2018

Matthew Newton, Director With Domestic Violence Record, Departs Jessica Chastain Film
The director stepped away from "Eve," a movie being co-produced by a company founded by Ms. Chastain, a vocal supporter of the Time's Up movement.

New York Times Movies
Aug 10, 2018

Matthew Newton, Director With Domestic Violence Record, Quits Jessica Chastain Film
The director stepped away from "Eve," a movie being co-produced by a company founded by Ms. Chastain, a vocal supporter of the Time's Up movement.

New York Times Movies
Aug 10, 2018

Eighth Graders Watch ‘Eighth Grade' and Relate (and Also Cringe)
Teenagers turned out in droves for free all-ages screenings of Bo Burnham's drama about being 13. The movie reminded them of their own middle-school hell.

New York Times Movies
Aug 10, 2018

After a Quick Breather, Chloë Grace Moretz Comes Out Fighting
Ms. Moretz talks about "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," her new film about gay conversion therapy, and why her Louis C.K. movie should never be released.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: Spike Lee's ‘BlacKkKlansman' Journeys Into White America's Heart of Darkness
John David Washington and Adam Driver star in a movie based on a crazy true story from the 1970s, pitched to the crazy realities of right now.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Patrick Williams, 79, Composer as Heard on TV (and Beyond), Is Dead
Mr. Williams, whose approach blended jazz, classical and pop elements, provided music for film, television and his own award-winning records.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

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

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Streaming: ‘How It Ends' and ‘No Blade of Grass': Grim Visions of Tomorrow
Two end-of-the-world films worth comparing and contrasting: "How It Ends," on Netflix, and the 1970 movie "No Blade of Grass," on Amazon Prime.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene: How Jason Statham Proves to Be a Strong Swimmer in ‘The Meg'
The director Jon Turteltaub narrates a sequence on the water with Statham going up against one very big shark.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘The Swan,' Ennui Permeates Rural Iceland
A young girl moves from the city to the country and gets her first glimpses of birth, death, sex and betrayal, but boredom is the overriding theme.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Slender Man,' Horror Emerges From the Internet
A digital urban myth becomes an evil force in Sylvain White's film.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘The Meg'
Jon Turteltaub narrates a sequence from his film.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Madeline's Madeline,' Hazy Boundaries Between Life and Art
Josephine Decker delivers an impressionistic portrait of a young woman's volatile moods and divided loyalties.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘BlacKkKlansman,' Spike Lee Journeys Into White America's Heart of Darkness
John David Washington and Adam Driver star in a movie based on a crazy true story from the 1970s, pitched to the crazy realities of right now.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Skate Kitchen,' a Tight-Knit Group of Girls Takes In a Newcomer
A fictional feature that is more of a doc-narrative hybrid, the film directed by Crystal Moselle dives deep into a kind of hangout freedom.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: The Vietnam War, as Fought by the French, in ‘The 317th Platoon'
This revelatory French-made film, shot in the 1960s and directed by the former war photographer Pierre Schoendoerffer, gets a New York premiere.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: ‘A Prayer Before Dawn' Drops a British Boxer Into a Thai Prison
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire's thrillingly impressionistic drama is based on the true story of Billy Moore.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: ‘BuyBust' Delivers a Thriller in Manila
An elite narcotics squad has a very bad night in Erik Matti's violent thriller.

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Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Dog Days,' Finding Each Other Through Canine Fandom
In Ken Marino's comedy, a love of dogs brings people together.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

Review: In ‘Elizabeth Harvest,' Forbidden Rooms and Stylized Mystery
Sebastian Gutierrez's thriller is filled with surprises, but each one, paradoxically, makes the movie less and less surprising.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2018

‘A Prayer Before Dawn' Drops a British Boxer Into a Thai Prison
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire's thrillingly impressionistic drama is based on the true story of Billy Moore.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Margot Kidder's Death Was a Suicide, Coroner Says
The actor's daughter told The Associated Press, "It's important to be open and honest so there's not a cloud of shame in dealing with this."

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Letter 67: 5 Indigenous Australian Films (and 1 TV series) Everyone Should See
Penny Smallacombe, head of the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia, shares her picks in this week's Australia Letter.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Letter 67: 5 Indigenous Australian Films (and One TV Series) Everyone Should See
Penny Smallacombe, head of the Indigenous Department at Screen Australia, shares her picks in this week's Australia Letter.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Review: ‘The Meg' Goes on the Rampage, but Barely Makes a Splash
Jason Statham battles bite-sized dialogue and finger-puppet characters in this nonsensical monster-shark movie.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Oscars to Add ‘Popular Film' Category, Creating Questions
By adding a new category, the Academy Awards risk signaling that blockbuster films are not worthy of consideration for the best overall picture honor.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

‘Crazy Rich Asians': Why Did It Take So Long to See a Cast Like This?
With much riding on the first major Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast and crew since 1993, the makers faced questions about identity.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Why Did It Take So Long to See a Cast Like ‘Crazy Rich Asians'
With much riding on the first major Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast and crew since 1993, the makers faced questions about identity.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

Why Did It Take So Long to See a Cast Like ‘Crazy Rich Asians'?
With much riding on the first major Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast and crew since 1993, the makers faced questions about identity.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2018

What Being in ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Means to the Movie's Stars
Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina and others recall the casting process and what it was like to finally work on an all-Asian Hollywood film.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2018

Disney Reports Earnings, but Focus Is on Its Streaming Service
Robert A. Iger, Disney's chief executive, offered up few specifics about the service, but said its successful introduction would be the company's "biggest priority" in 2019.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2018

The 2018 New York Film Festival Lineup Includes Barry Jenkins and the Coens
The main slate mixes work from established international filmmakers with directorial debuts.

New York Times Movies
Aug 06, 2018

Tracking MoviePass's Bumpy History as It Slashes Movie Allowance
The subscription-based movie ticket service has been on a roller-coaster ride since 2011, and the end feels near. Here's what happened.

New York Times Movies
Aug 05, 2018

Disney's Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus
Ricky Strauss, a successful marketer, has been given oversight of original films and TV shows for Disney's coming streaming service. Does he have what it takes?

New York Times Movies
Aug 05, 2018

Steven Seagal Appointed by Russia as Special Envoy to the U.S.
Russian officials said the action star's new role would include promoting cooperation in culture, arts and youth exchanges. The position is unpaid.

New York Times Movies
Aug 05, 2018

For ‘Christopher Robin,' Outselling Tom Cruise Is an Impossible Mission
"Mission: Impossible — Fallout" was the No. 1 movie in North America for the second weekend in a row, beating Disney's new Winnie-the-Pooh film.

New York Times Movies
Aug 05, 2018

Tracking MoviePass's Bumpy History as Its Stock Price Drops
The subscription-based movie ticket service has been on a roller-coaster ride since 2011, and the end feels near. Here's what happened.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

Mary Carlisle, Depression-Era Movie Ingénue, Is Dead at 104
Discovered at 14 in a Hollywood commissary, she went on to appear in 50 movies, including three with Bing Crosby, and was a darling of the press.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

Mary Carlisle, Depression-Era Movie Ingénue, Dies at 104
Discovered at 14 in a Hollywood commissary, she went on to appear in 50 movies, including three with Bing Crosby, and was a darling of the press.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene: From ‘Mission: Impossible' to ‘Godzilla': Plane Jumps in the Movies
Tom Cruise, professional sky divers, even muscle cars: All have leapt from planes in recent films.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

Learning Lines. And Crossing Them.
A brief (recent) history of plays, films and TV shows exploring the fraught, sometimes predatory relationship between directors and their charges.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

Streaming: Two Netflix Original Dads, Incarnated by TV Favorites
"Like Father," "Father of the Year," and "The Week Of": Netflix comedies about families offer some pleasures amid the highly predictable stuff.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

art review: In His Films, Brancusi Takes Flight
Sculptures by the Romanian master artist are on display at a ‘focused presentation' at the Museum of Modern Art, along with his little-known and amazing films.

New York Times Movies
Aug 03, 2018

This Week in Arts: Shakira, Battery Dance Festival, ‘The Sinner'
The return of a titan of Latin pop, a dance festival with a view of the Statue of Liberty and a thriller from USA Network.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: In ‘Christopher Robin,' the Hundred Acre Wood Grows Up
Marc Forster's film offers more or less what a Pooh reboot should: a lot of nostalgia, a bit of humor and tactile computer animation.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene: How a Simple Moment in ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me' Became an Elaborate Shoot
The director Susanna Fogel discusses the complexities of a comic car-theft sequence with Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me'
Susanna Fogel narrates a sequence from her film, featuring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

In His Films, Brancusi Takes Flight
Sculptures by the Romanian master artist are on display at a ‘focused presentation' at the Museum of Modern Art, along with his little-known and amazing films.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Coco and Thelma and Me: Outdoor Movies Make August in the City a Joy
Family films, box-office hits, art-house fare: here are our recommendations for open-air screenings for every taste.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post' Resists the Straight and Narrow
Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this adaptation of a popular young-adult novel about faith and sexuality, brought to the screen with empathy and tact.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

How Spike Lee Created Three Signature Visual Shots
A look at some of the more distinctive flourishes in the director's work.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Barry Jenkins Tweets a Teaser for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk'
The drama, based on a James Baldwin novel, stars KiKi Layne and Stephan James. It's Mr. Jenkins's follow-up to his best-picture Oscar winner, "Moonlight."

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Spike Lee Takes On the Klan
In "BlacKkKlansman," Mr. Lee uses the true story of a black police officer infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado in the 1970s to once again grapple with American racial terrorism.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Spike Lee's Visual Storytelling
A look at some of the more distinctive flourishes in the director's work.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

A Scene From ‘BlacKkKlansman'
A sequence from the film featuring Corey Hawkins.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

A Scene From 'BlacKkKlansman"
A sequence from the film featuring Corey Hawkins.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

‘The Darkest Minds,' With Thought Control and Telekinesis
In "The Darkest Minds," the line separating the rote from the metafictional is quite fine.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: In ‘Cocote,' an Ambitious Director Undercuts His Simple Story
A pious man is asked to avenge his murdered father in the fictional feature debut of the Dominican filmmaker Nelson Carlo de Los Santos Arias.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: In ‘King Cohen,' the Joy of a Low-Budget Auteur
This documentary about Larry Cohen, who made films like "It's Alive" and "The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover," is full of lively anecdotes.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: Diner Waitresses Rebel in ‘Never Goin' Back'
Propelled by vivacious lead performances, Augustine Frizzell's tacky yet tender debut feature follows two small-town waitresses on a moneymaking spree.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: In ‘Gavagai,' a Widower on a Quest
This high-minded film from Rob Tregenza is about the inability of words in any language to satisfactorily communicate states of being.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: ‘Night Comes On' Thoughtfully Contemplates a Teenager's Revenge
This film, about a woman who grew up in foster care, balances penetrating clarity with compassion.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood' Reveals a Gabby Hollywood Hustler
Matt Tyrnauer's gossipy portrait of Scotty Bowers starts out salty but ends up as something sadder and more complicated.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

Review: ‘Milla' Is a Stunning Ode to Children Who Become Mothers
Set on the craggy beaches of northern France, the film follows a young woman through love, motherhood and poverty.

New York Times Movies
Aug 02, 2018

New Movies to See (or Skip) in Australian Cinemas in August
Not sure what films to see in Australia this month? Let The New York Times's critics help.

New York Times Movies
Aug 01, 2018

Review: ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me' Is a Buddy Comedy With a Body Count
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon are best friends who help each other through emotional and geopolitical chaos in this silly, bloody movie.

New York Times Movies
Aug 01, 2018

Review: ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me' Is a Rom-Com With a Body Count
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon are best friends who help each other through emotional and geopolitical chaos in this silly, bloody comedy.

New York Times Movies
Aug 01, 2018

Netflix Won't Offer Louis Farrakhan Documentary
The movie about the leader of the Nation of Islam who has a history of anti-Semitic views seemed to be set for streaming; Netflix cited a miscommunication.

New York Times Movies
Aug 01, 2018

Kate McKinnon and Mila Kunis: Just a Couple of ‘Bachelor' Fans on the Run
The chance to work together intrigued the stars enough to sign on to "The Spy Who Dumped Me," the rare female-led buddy action comedy. Bonus: They bonded over reality TV.

New York Times Movies
Aug 01, 2018

Vincent Cassel Has Just 20 Minutes to Spare
The French movie star speed-talks his way through a conversation about sex, Gallic masculinity and the artist Gauguin. And sex.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Streaming Orphan Films, Courtesy of Nicolas Winding Refn
The director's free site shows movies that played in just one region or on the evangelical circuit. They're part of his collection of more than 200 titles that he's restoring.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

A Timeline of MoviePass's Bumpy History
The subscription-based movie ticket service has been on a roller-coaster ride since 2011, and the end feels near. Here's what happened.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Critic's Notebook: The Next Wave of Dance Films, Made on Your Phone, Is Here
After a festival our critic wonders: Does the mobile dance film advance the art of choreography or of dance on film?

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Long Forgotten, a Landmark Film in AIDS History Is Rescued
The drama "Buddies," from 1985, was the first feature about the disease, the work of a writer-director who would die of AIDS complications.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

How Influential Is Film Forum? Christopher Nolan and Others Explain
As the New York art house and repertory cinema unveils its expansion, filmmakers share their favorite memories.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Review: In ‘No Date, No Signature,' a Doctor Seethes With Guilt Over a Boy's Death
A sturdy morality play, the film explores the lives of two men, each with a limited sense of what the other knows.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Review: ‘Nico, 1988' Dramatizes the Singer's Tormented Final Years
A biopic about the Velvet Underground vocalist thrums with nervous energy as it depicts her struggles with heroin and a jagged relationship with her suicidal son.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Review: In ‘Rendezvous in July,' Young Parisians Are on the Move
A 1949 Jacques Becker movie is abundant in wit, charm and soul; it has its American debut at Film Forum.

New York Times Movies
Jul 31, 2018

Men Outtalk Women 2 to 1 on the Big Screen, Study Finds
Female characters, especially black, Asian and Latina ones, are deeply underrepresented. Ditto for gay, bisexual, transgender characters and those with disabilities.

New York Times Movies
Jul 30, 2018

‘Guardians of the Galaxy' Firing Prompts Pushback in Hollywood
Chris Pratt and other stars derided the "mob mentality" that led Disney to oust the writer-director James Gunn. But just how should studios handle transgressions made during a more anything-goes era?

New York Times Movies
Jul 30, 2018

Tom Cruise's Most Dangerous Stunts in ‘Mission: Impossible'
The director Christopher McQuarrie ranks the hardest sequences in the latest films. His criteria: risk to his star multiplied by time exposed to that risk.

New York Times Movies
Jul 30, 2018

New-York Historical Society Announces Harry Potter Events
A series of talks, workshops, classes and more will accompany an exhibition, "Harry Potter: A History of Magic."

New York Times Movies
Jul 30, 2018

Future of MoviePass Is in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say
The subscription-based movie ticket service said the outage happened after it could not pay its bills and was forced to borrow $5 million.

New York Times Movies
Jul 30, 2018

An Influential French Director Is Accused of Sexual Abuse. The Reaction Has Been Muted.
Allegations against Luc Besson have not set off a chain reaction in the French film industry, showing how #MeToo has played out differently.

New York Times Movies
Jul 29, 2018

Future of MoviePass Is Cast in Doubt After Service Outage, Experts Say
The subscription-based movie ticket service said the outage happened after it could not pay its bills and was forced to borrow $5 million.

New York Times Movies
Jul 29, 2018

Cruise's Latest ‘Mission: Impossible' Is a Huge No. 1, Lifting Paramount
"Mission: Impossible — Fallout" arrived to $153.5 million in worldwide ticket sales, contributing to a nascent turnaround at Paramount Pictures.

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

Carrie Fisher Will Appear in Next ‘Star Wars' Film
Footage recorded for "The Force Awakens" will allow her to appear as Leia Organa in "Star Wars: Episode IX."

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

Popcast: Who's in Charge of Telling Whitney Houston's Story?
Two documentaries have attempted to unpack the life of one of pop's transformative figures, whose complex legacy is still riddled with questions.

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

Disney and Fox Shareholders Approve Deal, Ending Corporate Duel
The votes brought to a close a six-month battle waged across two continents by Disney and Comcast for supremacy in the media business.

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

Streaming: The Summer of Josh Brolin Continues, on Netflix
Josh Brolin is the main attraction in the comedy "The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter"; and what's new in Barbra Streisand's recut version of "A Star Is Born."

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

This Week in Arts: Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Victory Lap, Lillian Hellman, ‘Casual'
Check out the Carters' North American tour, Ms. Helman's dive into class tensions and the final season of a Hulu family drama.

New York Times Movies
Jul 27, 2018

Finding Music in Shakespeare, Suffragists and Mitch McConnell
A rising star in musical theater, Shaina Taub is a fiercely political singer-songwriter who is writing the lyrics for her first Broadway show, with Elton John.

New York Times Movies
Jul 26, 2018

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

New York Times Movies
Jul 26, 2018

Donald Trump's Star Being Repaired; Suspect Is Named in Vandalism
A suspect, Austin Clay, was being held on a charge of felony vandalism, the police said. This is not the first time President Trump's star has been vandalized.

New York Times Movies
Jul 26, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout'
The director Christopher McQuarrie narrates a scene where Tom Cruise leaps from an airplane at 25,000 feet.

New York Times Movies
Jul 26, 2018

Review: In ‘Prairie Trilogy,' All-American Stories of Socialism
Three films made between 1977 and 1980 recount the efforts of a labor union in North Dakota shortly before World War I.

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