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Apr 02, 2020

Viewing Party! Let's All Watch ‘His Girl Friday' Together
Hello, Hildy! Hello, Walter. Hello, Viewing Party friends!

New York Times Movies
Apr 02, 2020

Never Given a Close Look to Hitchcock? Start Here
"Rope" is mostly known for appearing as if it were a single take, but in fact it's an absorbing thriller that will help you appreciate the master.

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Apr 02, 2020

When Reality Is Scary Enough, These Movies Are Safe Nightmares
Films like "Contagion" feel a little too real these days. So we're looking at movies guaranteed to be too far-fetched to ever come true. (Let's hope.)

New York Times Movies
Apr 02, 2020

13 Uplifting Documentaries on Netflix
Find stories of overlooked artists in the music industry, a Hollywood starlet who was also an inventor, athletes who summit a mountain and more.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘Almost Love' Review: Schooled in Romance, but Missing Class
This ensemble comedy treats class solidarity as the love that dare not speak its name.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘Coffee & Kareem' Review: Good Cop, Kid Cop?
Or just a bad cop movie?

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Apr 02, 2020

‘Slay the Dragon' Review: Vote Early, Vote Often. It Won't Matter.
How lawmakers gerrymander districts to protect themselves from voters' wrath — and what the legislative consequences are.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘The Other Lamb' Review: Flock Therapy
A young woman begins to question the foundations of her religious sect in this visually stunning yet shallow feminist fable.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘Clover' Review: A Crime Goes Wrong, and You Can Guess the Rest
Every character in this comic thriller, from a cartoonish mob boss to two bumbling brothers, is familiar, and so are its bullet-ridden scenes.

New York Times Movies
Apr 02, 2020

36 Hours in … Wherever You Are
Our first reader-generated itinerary: a weekend of traveling you can do from home.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘Lazy Susan' Review: She Just Keeps Spinning in Place
This comedy, directed by Nick Peet, features Sean Hayes as the title character who tends to lean on rather than lean in.

New York Times Movies
Apr 01, 2020

With Baseball Benched, These Movies Make Good Relievers
Here are the best features involving a diamond field from the last 50 years.

New York Times Movies
Apr 01, 2020

‘The Uprising,' a Masterpiece of iPhone Cinema
Peter Snowdon's 2014 feature turns the amateur videos of the Arab Spring into a you-are-there documentation of history made in the streets.

New York Times Movies
Mar 31, 2020

A Coronavirus Thriller Was Finished Just Before the Shutdown
A Canadian filmmaker read the headlines, and a few weeks later a shoot was underway on a story addressing xenophobia and the pandemic. Then film festivals were canceled.

New York Times Movies
Mar 31, 2020

Animal Crossing Is the Perfect Way to Spend Quarantine
Can't go outside? The new Switch video game offers a candy-colored substitute for real life.

New York Times Movies
Mar 30, 2020

‘Outbreak' Was a Hit in 1995. Now We're Living the Sequel.
The past is as close to a vacation as we'll get right now, so our critic will be looking at retro box office numbers for inspiration.

New York Times Movies
Mar 30, 2020

Your Short Film of the Day
Need a break? Some distraction? Here's a little something to take you away.

New York Times Movies
Mar 29, 2020

Now Playing Nightly on Instagram: Sketch Comedy's Newest Star
Names big and small are pivoting to online humor, but the standouts are the character-driven performers who were there all along, especially Meg Stalter.

New York Times Movies
Mar 29, 2020

Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish Composer With Cinematic Flair, Dies at 86
Mr. Penderecki's modernist compositions turned up in films like "The Exorcist" and influenced a generation of edgy rock musicians.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

Lucia Bosé, Whose Acting Was Interrupted by Marriage, Dies at 89
She appeared in films by Antonioni and Buñuel before marrying the bullfighter Luis Miguel Dominguín, then resumed her career after they split up.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

Stuart Gordon, Whose Films Reanimated Horror, Dies at 72
His low-budget movies, notably the cult favorite "Re-Animator," combined grisly body horror with a mordant sense of humor.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

Mark Blum, a Familiar Face Off Broadway, Is Dead at 69
Mr. Blum, who died of coronavirus complications, was also seen on Broadway; in "Crocodile Dundee" and other movies; and on numerous television shows.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

Dance, Theater and More: Works to Experience at Home This Weekend
Our writers are usually busy covering performances. Coronavirus changed that. Here are their suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we're housebound.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

Short Attention Span? All These Movies Are Under 90 Minutes
These 12 films, all streaming on Netflix, will satisfy your itch for fresh content without demanding much of your time.

New York Times Movies
Mar 27, 2020

‘Uncorked' Review: A Fresh Take on the Father-Son Drama
A young man seeks to become a master sommelier in this drama from Prentice Penny.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

One Work of Dance, Theater and More to Experience This Weekend
Our writers are usually busy covering performances. Coronavirus changed that. Here are their suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we're housebound.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

Don't Get What's So Great About Westerns? Start Here
The films of Budd Boetticher and Randolph Scott are short but complex and suspenseful. And the wide-open vistas are sure nice, right now.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

‘I Never Knew Anyone Less Jaded': Admiring Terrence McNally
Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joe Mantello on a versatile collaborator who came to know "he didn't have to repeat himself.'

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Mar 26, 2020

‘The Platform' Review: An Accidentally Timely Political Allegory
Netflix's gnarly class commentary certainly isn't subtle. But it gets the job done.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

‘Resistance' Review: Save the Children
In this disjointed Holocaust drama starring Jesse Eisenberg, a French actor leads Jewish orphans to safety.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

‘Vivarium' Review: This Is Not Your Beautiful House
Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots play a young couple trapped in a housing project and given an onerous task: child rearing.

New York Times Movies
Mar 26, 2020

‘Tape' Review: That's (Not) Entertainment
Two aspiring actresses face the same abuser in Deborah Kampmeier's over-sauced revenge story.

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Mar 26, 2020

‘Banana Split' Review: Preparing for the Worst and Finding a Bestie
Rivals Hannah Marks and Liana Liberato bond behind a boyfriend's back in this familiar but engaging teenage comedy.

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Mar 26, 2020

When Our (Fictional) Presidents Are Tested by Their Moments
Sometimes these leaders of the free world rose to the challenge, and sometimes they sunk as low as you can get.

New York Times Movies
Mar 25, 2020

‘The Occupant' Review: Knock First
A once-successful man becomes a stalker in this Netflix thriller.

New York Times Movies
Mar 25, 2020

Select Film Festivals and Indie Movies Figure Out Online Access
They were canceled or postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but these ad hoc efforts let you support filmmakers and art houses without going to a theater.

New York Times Movies
Mar 25, 2020

The Activist Star of ‘Crip Camp' Looks Back at a Life on the Barricades
Judy Heumann, a galvanizing force for disability rights in the new Netflix documentary, explains how summer camp set her path.

New York Times Movies
Mar 24, 2020

Who's Your Wingman Now? Pushing the Envelope With ‘Top Gun'
You all spent some time in quarantine with Maverick, Iceman, Goose and two critics who still feel the need for speed. Here's what happened.

New York Times Movies
Mar 24, 2020

More Movies Need an Oscar-Winning Actress Reacting Emotionally to Opera
Right now, we may need that, too.

New York Times Movies
Mar 24, 2020

‘Crip Camp' Review: After Those Summers, Nothing Was the Same
This feel-good documentary recounts the ties of a Catskills summer camp to American disability rights activism in the 1970s.

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Mar 24, 2020

Cathy Yan on the Rerelease of ‘Birds of Prey,' the Harley Quinn Movie
The director reflects on her experience making the spinoff, which is getting an accelerated on-demand release amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Mar 24, 2020

For Drive-In Theaters, an Unexpected Revival
A retro tradition get a boost from current social-distancing edicts.

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Mar 24, 2020

For Some Drive-In Theaters, an Unexpected Revival
A retro tradition get a boost from current social-distancing edicts.

New York Times Movies
Mar 23, 2020

Jeremy Marre, Documentarian of World Music, Is Dead at 76
With a minimal camera and sound crew, Mr. Marre traveled the world to film music and musicians on home turf that was often gritty and unglamorous.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

Suzy Delair, French Star of Movies and Music Halls, Dies at 102
Her career included a long association with the director Henri-Georges Clouzot and a starring role in Laurel and Hardy's last film.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

What Happens When We Lose the Art That Brings Us Together?
Going online is one answer, but it's not so simple.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

8 Big-Studio Movies Coming to Your Home
These films are being made available on demand earlier than usual. Here's how to watch and what we said about them.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

5 Movies That Will Bring Spring Break to Your Home
Going through spring break withdrawal? These films will bring the bikinis, beaches and belly flops right to your screen.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

Elisabeth Moss on ‘Invisible Man': Turn Off the Lights, Turn Up the Volume
The "Handmaid's Tale" star talks about her hit horror movie, which quickly moved on-demand video amid the coronavirus outbreak.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

‘The Hunt' Showdown: 7 Months of Training; 7 Minutes of Combat
Betty Gilpin and Hilary Swank worked with stunt coordinators and the director, Craig Zobel, to amp up the final battle.

New York Times Movies
Mar 20, 2020

7 Big-Studio Movies Coming to Your Home
These films are being made available on demand earlier than usual. Here's how to watch and what we said about them.

New York Times Movies
Mar 19, 2020

We're Stuck at Home, but Let's Still Be Cultured
Our writers are usually busy covering dance, theater and musical performances. Coronavirus changed that. Here are their suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we're housebound.

New York Times Movies
Mar 19, 2020

Cannes Film Festival Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns
The event was scheduled for May 12 to 23, but organizers said that could not happen. It might be shifted to June or July.

New York Times Movies
Mar 19, 2020

Viewing Party! Let's All Watch ‘Top Gun' Together
We can't gather in a theater, but we can take in the same film online and discuss. Our first pick is a Tom Cruise classic. Or is it?

New York Times Movies
Mar 19, 2020

The Moviegoer: Our Critic Misses Sitting in the Dark With You
On the pleasures, now suspended, of going to the movies, even in the age of streaming.

New York Times Movies
Mar 19, 2020

Spriiiing Breeeak, at Home
Going through spring break withdrawal? These films will bring the bikinis, beaches and belly flops right to your screen.

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Mar 19, 2020

‘Dosed' Review: The Case for Plant-Based Recovery
A documentarian follows a friend of his as she experiments with psychoactive vegetation as a treatment for drug addiction.

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Mar 19, 2020

‘Blow the Man Down' Review: Women, They Get the Job Done
A fishing village in Maine with a rowdy history is the raw setting for a smart fable about who's really in charge.

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Mar 19, 2020

‘Human Capital' Review: The Waiter's in a Coma. Tennis Anyone?
This movie seems set to deliver riffs on class, but offers up only indifference and an amusing turn by Marisa Tomei.

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Mar 19, 2020

‘Hooking Up' Review: Why Don't We Do It on the Road?
Brittany Snow and Sam Richardson embark on a different kind of physical therapy in this sex comedy.

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Mar 19, 2020

‘Justine' Review: A Bittersweet Intersection of Lonely Lives
A single mother befriends a young girl with spina bifida in this earnest character study.

New York Times Movies
Mar 18, 2020

Open Your Laptops, the Comedy Show Is About to Begin
Comics and club owners in New York and across the country are trying to figure out alternate ways to reach audiences in a pandemic.

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Mar 18, 2020

Marc Maron and the Comedy of Doubt
In a special recorded last year, the standup proved prescient by focusing on his uncertainty in the face of daunting world moments.

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Mar 17, 2020

Tonie Marshall Dies at 68; French Filmmaker Took On Sexism
A French-American actress and director, she helped open up a male-dominated movie industry to more women.

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Mar 17, 2020

‘Lost Transmissions' Review: Fuel for the L.A. Music Scene
A record producer played by Simon Pegg wants to live "without a filter" in this movie that also stars Juno Temple.

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Mar 17, 2020

Stuart Whitman, Leading Man on Big and Small Screens, Dies at 92
Known for his studied portrayals of complex characters, he earned an Oscar nomination for his role as a convicted child molester in "The Mark."

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Mar 16, 2020

Idris Elba Says He Has Coronavirus
The English actor, who said he has no symptoms, urged people to be vigilant about handwashing and social distancing.

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Mar 16, 2020

What to Watch, Listen to and Cook During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine
You're staying close to home and you need a distraction. Let us help.

New York Times Movies
Mar 15, 2020

Movie Crowds Stay Away. Theaters Hope It's Not for Good.
Cinemas, already contending with streaming services, are now facing the prospect of no audiences and no new films because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 15, 2020

Movie Ticket Sales Fall to Historic Low
The coronavirus pandemic hurt new films like "Bloodshot" and "The Hunt." But the faith-based "I Still Believe" found an audience.

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Mar 15, 2020

The Last Picture Show? Moviegoers Cautiously Take a Seat
Whether out of habit or to get out of the house, patrons around the country found they had little company in theaters. But for some, that was the whole point.

New York Times Movies
Mar 15, 2020

Betty Gilpin Is Proud of ‘The Hunt,' the Year's Most Controversial Movie
It's been an emotional roller coaster for the star: "I didn't know if our movie was going to be put on lampsandtirescleaningservice.com."

New York Times Movies
Mar 13, 2020

New York Events at Smaller Venues Go On
Some places have decided to remain open: movies and theater for smaller audiences, galleries by appointment, comedy clubs, jazz, zoos and the Statue of Liberty.

New York Times Movies
Mar 13, 2020

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

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Mar 13, 2020

‘The Hunt' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Craig Zobel narrates a sequence from his horror satire starring Betty Gilpin.

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Mar 13, 2020

When Humans Are the Prey: A Plot Made for Every Era
"The Hunt" puts a satirical, political spin on a premise that has been remade many times. Why is it so attractive to filmmakers?

New York Times Movies
Mar 13, 2020

How ‘The Hunt' Makes a Convenience Store Inconvenient
Craig Zobel narrates this scene from his horror satire featuring Betty Gilpin.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

Disney Parks and Cruise Line Will Close in Response to Coronavirus
It is the first time Disney will close both Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida since the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Mar 12, 2020

Disneyland Closing in Response to Coronavirus
The 65-year-old theme park in Anaheim, Calif., has suspended operations on only three prior occasions.

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Mar 12, 2020

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

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Mar 12, 2020

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always' Review: A Woman's Heroic Journey
In this stirring drama, the director Eliza Hittman tells an intimate story that is also a potent argument about self-determination.

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Mar 12, 2020

A Shang-Chi Comic for Summer, Ahead of the Hero's Marvel Film
The martial arts hero will star in a new mini-series beginning in June, as "Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings" is slated to hit theaters in February.

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Mar 12, 2020

Will ‘Soul' Put Pixar Back on Track? The Trailer Is Promising
In an unusual year with two titles, the studio stumbled a bit with "Onward." But the clip for its next film, due in June, has a lot going for it.

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Mar 12, 2020

‘Inside the Rain' Review: A Dramedy About Mental Illness
Aaron Fisher's movie has a strange, inconsistent rhythm that ultimately works as a reflection of its lead character's manic and depressive states.

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Mar 12, 2020

‘The Dog Doc' Review: How Puppies Heal (and Heel)
In this documentary, the animal patients at one veterinary clinic are treated with a standard of care that might make a person jealous.

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Mar 12, 2020

‘The Roads Not Taken' Review: Alternate Lives, All of Them Hellish
Sally Potter's new film stars Javier Bardem as a man tormented by visions of his other potential lives. But there's little lightness negotiating with the dark.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

‘Human Nature' Review: We Can Now Alter Our DNA. But Should We?
Adam Bolt's new documentary focuses on Crispr technology, which can edit genes, thus giving people the ability to change human, animal and plant life.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

‘Heimat Is a Space in Time' Review: All History Is Personal
The German documentarian Thomas Heise shares his family's stories, and Germany's, through letters and other writing in an experimental format.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

‘Big Time Adolescence' Review: Pete Davidson as Role Model
A high school student comes of age under the misguidance of his stoner B.F.F. in this comedy by Jason Orley.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

‘Stargirl' Review: A Familiar but Charming Romance
This kindhearted novel adaptation offers a welcome message of embracing one's true self.

New York Times Movies
Mar 12, 2020

This Movie Is Streaming Only. Should We Lower Our Expectations?
As more films skip theaters and head straight to streaming, we asked our critics to talk openly about what many whisper about: that many of these films are just good enough.

New York Times Movies
Mar 11, 2020

Tom Hanks Says He Has Coronavirus
The actor said he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had tested positive while in Australia, where he was set to begin production on a film.

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Mar 11, 2020

‘Lost Girls' Review: Honoring the Gone Girls, With Sorrow and Rage
Amy Ryan stars as a mother searching for her daughter in a movie that revisits a spate of unsolved murders on Long Island.

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Mar 11, 2020

‘Bloodshot' Review: Shoot to Kill? Good Luck With That.
Vin Diesel brings the right balance of contemplativeness and meatheadedness to this action film.

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Mar 11, 2020

‘The Hunt' Review: The Culture War, With Heavy Casualties
Betty Gilpin battles the snowflakes in a bloody satire of polarized America.

New York Times Movies
Mar 10, 2020

For Me, Rewatching ‘Contagion' Was Fun, Until It Wasn't
Some of us have turned to the 2011 movie by Steven Soderbergh to see just how bad things can get.

New York Times Movies
Mar 09, 2020

Max von Sydow: Where to Stream 13 of His Best Movies
From his many collaborations with the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman to more mainstream Hollywood fare, the actor was a fixture of world cinema for decades.

New York Times Movies
Mar 09, 2020

Max von Sydow, Star of ‘Seventh Seal' and ‘Exorcist,' Dies at 90
Widely hailed as one of the finest actors of his generation, Mr. von Sydow formed a close relationship with the director Ingmar Bergman and became an elder pop culture star.

New York Times Movies
Mar 08, 2020

‘Onward' Tops Box Office, but Falls Short for Pixar
"Onward" brought in an estimated $40 million in domestic ticket sales, a relatively weak opening by Pixar standards.

New York Times Movies
Mar 06, 2020

A Poem for International Women's Day, Read by Vanessa Williams
As part of our series "Read T a Poem," the actress performs a work by Maya Angelou.

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