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Sep 18, 2019

‘Downton Abbey' Review: Back to the Past
From its spectacularly detailed aesthetic to the characters' march down well-worn personality paths, the movie argues insistently for the status quo.

New York Times Movies
Sep 18, 2019

How to Solve the Stephen King Adaptation Puzzle
The directors of "It Chapter Two" and the coming "Doctor Sleep" know all that can go wrong with film versions of his work. Here's what they learned.

New York Times Movies
Sep 17, 2019

‘Midnight Traveler' Review: A Refugee Family's Search for Safe Harbor
The global migration crisis comes into intimate view in this documentary about an Afghan family's arduous journey toward asylum.

New York Times Movies
Sep 17, 2019

‘The Nightcrawlers' and ‘Lost and Found' Review: Short Documentaries Tackle Big Issues
Two films — one on the violent antidrug campaign in the Philippines, another on refugees from Myanmar — screen together.

New York Times Movies
Sep 17, 2019

NBCUniversal Introduces Peacock, Its New Streaming Service
The service joins a competitive streaming field, and it will offer new shows that incorporate elements of older NBCUniversal properties.

New York Times Movies
Sep 17, 2019

Chris Rock Is Writing a Book on Race and Relationships
"My First Black Boyfriend," an essay collection by the comedian and filmmaker, is coming out next year.

New York Times Movies
Sep 16, 2019

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies
It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue.

New York Times Movies
Sep 15, 2019

‘Hustlers' Has a Strong Opening at the Box Office
The movie opened to about $33.2 million in domestic ticket sales, second only to "It Chapter Two."

New York Times Movies
Sep 15, 2019

What's on TV Sunday: Chelsea Handler and Roasting Alec Baldwin
Handler sets out to have tough conversations in "Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea," and Baldwin subjects himself to ridicule from Robert De Niro and Caitlyn Jenner.

New York Times Movies
Sep 14, 2019

What's on TV Saturday: ‘Unbelievable' and ‘Maigret'
Merritt Wever and Toni Collette hunt down a rapist in a new crime series on Netflix. And Rowan Atkinson plays Georges Simenon's detective in "Maigret."

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

MoviePass Ending Its Run, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up
A low subscription fee in 2017 attracted subscribers but resulted in huge losses. It continued to burn through cash while struggling to find a business model that worked.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

The End Comes for MoviePass, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up
A low subscription fee in 2017 attracted subscribers but resulted in huge losses. It continued to burn through cash while struggling to find a business model that worked.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

After Toronto, Is Tarantino Still the Oscar Favorite?
A lot of major contenders just debuted at film festivals, but none may be strong enough to dislodge front-runner "Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood."

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

Review: Isabelle Adjani, Raging and Aging in ‘Opening Night'
A French stage adaptation of the John Cassavetes film misses the #MeToo moment.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

Mardik Martin, Collaborator With Scorsese, Is Dead at 84
A screenwriter known for gritty realism, he helped write "Mean Streets," "New York, New York" and the original drafts of "Raging Bull."

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

Onscreen in Toronto: Reasons for Hope at the Movies This Fall
The dark and bright offerings at the Toronto International Film Festival eased our critic's anxieties about the future of moviegoing.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

‘Downton Abbey' and the History of Difficult Royal Visits
In the new film, a visit from the king and queen upends Downton. In reality, a royal coming to stay could be even more dramatic.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

‘Freaks' Review: A Child's-Eye View of a World Gone Mad
Emile Hirsch stars as the paranoid father of a cloistered girl in this sci-fi debut feature.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

‘Hustlers': The Story Behind the Headlines
In 2014, members of a criminal ring drugged men, brought them to strip clubs and stole their money. The scandal, chronicled in the tabloids, is now a movie starring Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

How ‘The Goldfinch' Seeks Authenticity
The director John Crowley narrates a scene featuring Oakes Fegley and Jeffrey Wright.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

‘The Goldfinch' | Anatomy of a Scene
John Crowley narrates a sequence from his film, featuring Oakes Fegley and Jeffrey Wright.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

‘Tall Girl' Review: Struggling to Rise Above
Status anxiety reaches new heights in this unremarkable teen comedy.

New York Times Movies
Sep 13, 2019

Secrets of ‘Downton Abbey' Style
They may not be on the London Fashion Week catwalks, but the film's clothes are going to matter.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

Does Jennifer Lopez Have a Path to an Oscar for ‘Hustlers'?
The 50-year-old actress is earning career-best reviews for playing a stripper turned criminal mastermind. Can the role result in her first Oscar nomination?

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Freaks' Review: An Indie Take on a Superhero Setup
This debut feature, starring Emile Hirsch as the paranoid father of a cloistered girl, borrows heavily, and happily, from comic-book franchises.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

Demi Moore Lets Her Guard Down
After years of scrutiny for her career, relationships and setbacks, the movie star hopes the public sees another side in her memoir, "Inside Out."

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Redistribution' Review: An Art World Figure Tries to ‘Evacuate Cinema'
The artist Seth Price's documentary is showing as a movie, but that's not really what it is.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘The Sound of Silence' Review: Plenty to Hear, but What Does It Mean?
Peter Sarsgaard and Rashida Jones star in a drama for your ears that brings big ideas but does more telling than showing.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Depraved' Review: Busy Body (Parts)
Larry Fessenden updates Mary Shelley's classic tale, "Frankenstein," producing possibly his most coherent and visually polished work yet.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Monos' Review: Teenage Fighters Tussle Over Discipline and a Cow
This sophisticated-looking film by Alejandro Landes is an allegory with little clarity about its subject matter.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Another Day of Life' Review: A Memoir of War, in Full Color
The work of the storied journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski, who covered the Angolan civil war, among many other conflicts, is animated here.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘América' Review: A Matriarch's Illness Unites and Divides a Family
Filmed in Mexico, this tender and subtle documentary follows the struggles of three young men to care for their beloved aging grandmother.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘American Dreamer' Review: Jim Gaffigan's Cinematic Nightmare
Even Gaffigan's creditable turn as a troubled rideshare driver can't save this disaster of a crime film.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Ms. Purple' Review: The Ties That Bind (and Sometimes Strangle)
A moody, downbeat drama that occasionally offers glimmers of hope, Justin Chon's film follows two Korean-American siblings struggling to reconnect while their father is dying.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Moonlight Sonata' Review: A Deaf Family Connected by Beethoven
Irene Taylor Brodsky makes a documentary about her son, her father and a master composer.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Little Women': An Oral History of the 1994 Adaptation
Claire Danes's wig caught fire and Winona Ryder put it out; Christian Bale taught castmates the "Newsies" dances; and studio executives were shocked, shocked that a girls' tale worked.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo: We Need Harriet Tubman's Story of Strength Right Now
The actress explains what she learned preparing to take on the title role in the first major biopic of the abolitionist.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

Angelina Jolie Is Back as Maleficent. Her Wings Are, Too.
Angelina Jolie has a new mission and a new wardrobe in "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil". The movie's costume designer explains how the original film and the follow-up led to these looks.

New York Times Movies
Sep 12, 2019

‘Cracked Up' Review: A Master Mimic Searches for Himself
In this documentary, Darrell Hammond, a former stalwart of "Saturday Night Live," emerges as a riveting, eccentric character.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

‘The Goldfinch' Review: Strictly for the Birds
Donna Tartt's best-selling novel gets a long, lavish adaptation, starring Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

Frederic Pryor, Player in ‘Bridge of Spies' Case, Dies at 86
Arrested and jailed on an espionage charge in East Berlin in 1961, Mr. Pryor, an economics student, became part of a famous prisoner exchange.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

‘Hustlers' Review: Ripping Off the Suits
Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu star in the real-life story of New York strippers going after more than one-dollar tips.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

After Sept. 11, Twin Towers Onscreen Are a Tribute and a Painful Reminder
Some movie and TV executives excised the towers from pre-9/11 works. Others let them stand. Either way, for many viewers, the melancholy endures.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

Eddie Murphy's ‘Dolemite Is My Name': What You Need to Know
The film centers on Rudy Ray Moore, D.I.Y. comedy pioneer, hip-hop forefather and blaxploitation star. Here's the true story behind the movie and where you can watch the original.

New York Times Movies
Sep 11, 2019

The Obamas Want ‘Higher Ground.' Someone Got There First.
Hanisya Massey's computer training firm is coming up against the former first couple's similarly named production company. Sorting it out could take years.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

The Twin Towers After September 11: A Tribute or a Painful Reminder?
Some movie and TV executives excised the towers from pre-9/11 works. Others let them stand. Either way, for many viewers, the melancholy endures.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

‘Chained for Life' Review: Truths Seen and Unseen
The director Aaron Schimberg explores ideas surrounding physical beauty in a film about filmmaking.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

‘Psycho' and ‘Close Encounters' Roll at the Philharmonic
The orchestra is performing live soundtracks to two films with indelible music as part of its Art of the Score series.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

Jennifer Lopez Answers Your Questions on Persevering and More
The actress, musician and producer, who's starring in "Hustlers," also says she's getting closer to directing a movie.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

The Twin Towers in Film and TV: A Tribute or a Painful Reminder?
Some movie and TV executives excised the towers from pre-9/11 works. Others let them stand. Either way, for many viewers, the melancholy endures.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

Isabelle Huppert, Mon Amour
What is it about the actress that can upend a movie lover's most cherished ideas? With "Frankie," a new Huppert dramedy due Oct. 25, a dedicated fan explains.

New York Times Movies
Sep 10, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix, the Wild Card of ‘Joker'
How did an unpredictable star known for loners and killers wind up in a studio blockbuster based on a comic book? Think of it more as a character study.

New York Times Movies
Sep 09, 2019

‘It Chapter Two' Is Out. Let's Talk About Where That Clown Came From.
Spoilers ahead: The director Andy Muschietti discusses making a big-budget horror film and some of the movie's more surprising plot points.

New York Times Movies
Sep 09, 2019

Turner Classic Movies' First Black Host on Keeping Old Films Alive
With the addition of Jacqueline Stewart to its roster, the old movie network makes a notable hire.

New York Times Movies
Sep 09, 2019

At the Movies, It's the Best of Times and the Worst of Times (Again)
Amid reports of the end of moviegoing and the dominance of Disney, our critics look at Hollywood's half-empty, half-full glass.

New York Times Movies
Sep 08, 2019

‘It Chapter Two' Dominates Box Office
The Stephen King adaptation opened to about $91 million in domestic sales this weekend, squelching all competition but falling short of its predecessor.

New York Times Movies
Sep 08, 2019

‘Chhichhore' Review: In Mumbai, Good Old-Fashioned Rules Days
Nitesh Tiwari's follow-up to "Dangal" has a sweetly bland message and not much fizz.

New York Times Movies
Sep 08, 2019

‘She Said' Recounts How Two Times Reporters Broke the Harvey Weinstein Story
The new book, by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, revisits their landmark sexual-assault investigation and exposes the powerful people who protected Weinstein for years.

New York Times Movies
Sep 08, 2019

Gus Van Sant's Next Picture Will Be a Watercolor
The acclaimed film director will show his new paintings in his first solo exhibition in New York. And no, this is not a passing hobby.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

It's ‘Opening Night' for Two Shows That Pay Homage to Cassavetes
An Australian production features the same scene repeated 100 times, while a French version stars Isabelle Adjani in the Gena Rowlands role.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

Bill Hader Discusses Richie Tozier's Secret in ‘It Chapter Two'
The actor says that he and the director, Andy Muschietti, debated how much to reveal and that they filmed several versions of a key scene.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

How ‘It Chapter Two' Revisits a Drain of Terror
The director Andy Muschietti discusses a creepy scene from his sequel, featuring James McAvoy.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

‘It Chapter Two' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Andy Muschietti discusses a sequence from his film featuring James McAvoy.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

Jeffrey Wright on ‘The Goldfinch,' ‘Westworld' and James Bond
While fans clamor to learn more about the next installments of the HBO series and spy film, this actor tries to just ride the wave.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

Fall Movies 2019: Here's What's Coming Soon to Theaters
We've picked out the films you need to know about, from the most anticipated ("The Irishman," "Star Wars") to the most curious ("Cats," paws down).

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

Overlooked No More: Alice Guy Blaché, the World's First Female Filmmaker
Even before women had the right to vote, Blaché, in her actions and in her films, expressed female drives, desires and self-determination.

New York Times Movies
Sep 06, 2019

The Sly Superpower of ‘Hustlers'
With casting that matched Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu with Cardi B and Lizzo, the movie is being rushed to theaters. In the guise of a stripper tale, it still takes time to focus on women's lives.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

Review: Tom Hiddleston in a Love Triangle Undone by ‘Betrayal'
Mr. Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox portray three friends in flux in Jamie Lloyd's revelatory interpretation of a Harold Pinter classic.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Say Amen, Somebody' Will Make You Want to Sing Out
Back on the big screen, George Nierenberg's 1982 documentary tells a history of gospel music with vérité attentiveness.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Raise Hell' Review: For Molly Ivins, Writing Was Fighting
An admiring documentary takes a look at the celebrated Texas journalist who vanquished foes with wit and loathing.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Satanic Panic' Review: A Pizza Party for the Prince of Darkness
With its old-school blood-and-guts visual effects, Chelsea Stardust's film about a pizza delivery from hell is a bloody delight.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘I'm Leaving Now' Review: When the Price of a Better Life Is Exile
A new documentary offers an unvarnished look at the life of a man supporting the family he left behind in Mexico.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

We're Sitting Down With Jennifer Lopez. Ask Her Your Question Here.
The actress and musician will be at the Toronto International Film Festival with her new film "Hustlers." She'll answer a selection of reader questions.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

Linda Ronstadt, Retired From Singing, Is Still a Glorious Voice
The 73-year-old is the subject of a new documentary and a Kennedy Center honoree. She's also as self-effacing and gutsy as ever.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Jinn' Review: A Not So Typical Coming-of-Age Story
A woman's religious conversion inspires her boundary-pushing daughter's self-discovery in Nijla Mu'min's striking feature debut.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Strange but True' Review: Family Dysfunction Wrapped in a Thriller
Part of the film plays like a therapy-resistant "Ordinary People."

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Super Size Me 2' Review: Beware That ‘Healthy Chicken'
The second Morgan Spurlock cinematic dining outing takes fast food out of the fire and into the deep fryer.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Night Hunter' Review: Botching the Detectives
This psycho-killer disaster juggles three equally incoherent plotlines.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Edie' Review: Peak Sentimentality
The marvelous Sheila Hancock is wasted in this treacly, trite story of a widow who climbs a Scottish mountain.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel' Review: When Baseball Is a Religion
A documentary on Jewish-Americans who played for Israel's national baseball team takes a softball approach.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Blink of an Eye' Review: A Racing Victory Coincides With Tragedy
In this documentary, the racecar driver Michael Waltrip reflects on a crash that took the life of his mentor.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Promise at Dawn' Review: An Extraordinary Life, Thanks to Mom
This film, adapted from Roman Gary's fictionalized memoir, looks great but misses greatness.

New York Times Movies
Sep 05, 2019

‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice' Review: And What a Voice It Is
The career of a vocalist who sang every kind of song that's ever been made.

New York Times Movies
Sep 04, 2019

The Planets, the Stars and Brad Pitt
With two major performances this year, the 55-year-old actor and producer talks frankly about his future onscreen, masculinity and getting sober.

New York Times Movies
Sep 04, 2019

Harry Potter Brought Him to Broadway. Now His Work is Everywhere.
Eccentric and prodigious, the writer Jack Thorne won a Tony for "Cursed Child." Up next: "Sunday" at the Atlantic Theater Company, and "His Dark Materials" on HBO.

New York Times Movies
Sep 04, 2019

The Planets, the Stars, and Brad Pitt
With two major performances this year, the 55-year-old actor and producer talks frankly about his future onscreen, masculinity and getting sober.

New York Times Movies
Sep 04, 2019

Is ‘Fredo' a Movie Reference or an Ethnic Slight? Depends Who You're Yelling At
A passing reference to "The Godfather" can sound like one thing to pop-culture buffs, something else entirely to Italian Americans.

New York Times Movies
Sep 03, 2019

‘Aga' Review: A Little Yurt in a Big World
A man and woman, isolated in a stark, snowy Russian wilderness, seem lost, both in time and in this slow-boiling melodrama.

New York Times Movies
Sep 03, 2019

‘It Chapter Two' Review: Send in the Clown, Again
He's already here.

New York Times Movies
Sep 03, 2019

‘ It Chapter Two' Review: Send in the Clown, Again
He's already here.

New York Times Movies
Sep 03, 2019

Linda Hamilton Fled Hollywood, but ‘Terminator' Still Found Her
Decades after the first sequel, the 62-year-old actress hesitated to return to her iconic role. "I didn't want my neighbors looking at me differently."

New York Times Movies
Sep 03, 2019

Life Is Imitating Stephen King's Art, and That Scares Him
In his 61st novel, ‘The Institute,' children with supernatural abilities are taken from their parents and incarcerated. Sound familiar?

New York Times Movies
Sep 02, 2019

Review: Public Works Finds the Heroism in ‘Hercules'
With shrewd casting and amateur performers joining professionals onstage, a middling 1997 animated Disney musical becomes a pageant of civic engagement.

New York Times Movies
Sep 02, 2019

‘Untouchable' Review: A Documentary of the Harvey Weinstein Case
Ursula Macfarlane takes a thorough look at developments so far in the most dramatic story of the #MeToo movement.

New York Times Movies
Sep 02, 2019

‘Spice World' & Me
I went from loving the chaotic Spice Girls movie to dismissing it in college. Now, I appreciate it more than ever before.

New York Times Movies
Sep 02, 2019

What We Know About ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
A roundup of details about the new "Star Wars" movie, which is set to put a cap on the nine-film "Skywalker saga."

New York Times Movies
Sep 01, 2019

‘Angel Has Fallen' Keeps Its Lead
The thriller was first at the box office for the second time in a row during a quiet Labor Day weekend.

New York Times Movies
Sep 01, 2019

‘Saaho' Review: Mayhem on an International Scale
Prabhas cuts a path of destruction in this convoluted Indian action movie.

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