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Aug 03, 2021

Zazie Beetz Grew Up With Shel Silverstein and Nina Simone
The "Atlanta" actress talks about her latest film, "Nine Days," her desire to become a doula, her love affair with all things French, and how Debussy and Lianne La Havas got her through some difficult times.

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Aug 03, 2021

‘Pray Away' Review: Atoning for an Anti-Gay Stance
In this documentary, people who had promoted the idea that sexual orientation could be changed express their regrets.

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Aug 03, 2021

Marsha Mason's ‘New York Loft in a Hayfield'
After more than two decades in New Mexico, the actress and director is back on the East Coast, with new digs and a renewed focus on the theater.

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Aug 01, 2021

Sunken ‘Jungle Cruise' Sales Reflect Hollywood's Delta Variant Troubles
The mega-budget comedic adventure took in $34 million in North America and $30 million on Disney worldwide.

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Jul 30, 2021

From ‘Call My Agent!' to Hollywood Career
The French series was a pandemic hit in the United States. And now its star, Camille Cottin, is emerging to find herself in demand.

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Jul 30, 2021

Take a Journey With Dev Patel in ‘The Green Knight'
The director David Lowery narrates a sequence from the film, featuring the actor and Erin Kellyman.

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Jul 30, 2021

‘The Green Knight' | Anatomy of a Scene
David Lowery narrates a sequence from "The Green Knight" featuring Dev Patel and Erin Kellyman.

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Jul 30, 2021

Stream These Five International Films Now
This month's picks include a deadpan Moroccan comedy, a Polish film about an influencer, a nail-biting Indian crime thriller and more.

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Jul 30, 2021

In ‘Mr. Corman,' Joseph Gordon-Levitt Looks Inward and Asks, ‘What If?'
For his new Apple TV comedy series, Gordon-Levitt imagined what his life might have been like if he hadn't been so lucky. "It's probably the most me-ish thing I've ever made."

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Jul 30, 2021

Review: 'The Last Mercenary' With Jean-Claude Van Damme
In this diverting action comedy, Jean-Claude Van Damme plays a former secret agent forced back into action to save his estranged son.

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Jul 30, 2021

‘The Last Mercenary' Review: Still Kicking
In this diverting action comedy, Jean-Claude Van Damme plays a former secret agent forced back into action to save his estranged son.

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Jul 29, 2021

Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow' Release
The star said making the film available on Disney at the same time it opened in theaters "dramatically" lowered box office revenue, which could cost her tens of millions of dollars.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘The Boy Behind the Door' Review: Best Friends in Peril
Tween boys attempt to escape mysterious abductors in this thriller borrowing from the slasher-horror genre.

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Jul 29, 2021

Dev Patel, Starry Knight
"The Green Knight" offered the actor a movie-star moment unlike anything he's done before. Could he conquer his insecurities and take the lead?

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Sabaya' Review: Light Breaking Through Darkness
This intrepid, immersive documentary follows the men and women who rescue Yazidi girls kidnapped and held by Islamic State fighters in a Syrian refugee camp.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Fauna' Review: Narcomythologies
This lean meta-drama tackles the fictions typically associated with Mexican culture with droll humor and bold conceptual play.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Tailgate' Review: Retribution for Road Rage
In this Dutch thriller, a man puts his family in danger by refusing to apologize to a serial killer with a pious streak.

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Jul 29, 2021

No Lion, the Skipper Is the Real King of the Jungle Cruise
Bad jokes and puns are part of a Disneyland job that has been immortalized in a new film. Those who've held the role at the theme park never really leave it behind.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘The Green Knight' Review: Monty Python and the Seventh Seal
Dev Patel plays a medieval hero on a mysterious quest in David Lowery's adaptation of the 14th-century Arthurian romance.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘The Evening Hour' Review: Heart of the Country
In this drama, a wholesome young man in an Appalachian town tries to do right by friends and family but gets caught up in a side hustle dealing pills.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Stillwater' Review: Another American Tragedy
Matt Damon plays a father determined to free his daughter from prison in the latest from Tom McCarthy, the director of "Spotlight."

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Enemies of the State' Review: Seeking Proof Shrouded in Shadows
This documentary on the strange case of Matt DeHart weaves uncertainty into its structure.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Resort to Love' Review: A Struggling Singer in Paradise
In this romantic comedy, a woman reeling from a failed engagement and a flailing career escapes to a glamorous island resort.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Ride the Eagle' Review: A Nontoxic Bro Faces Midlife Lessons
A conga-playing, marijuana-smoking man approaches middle age — and romance — with help from a video from his mother.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Lorelei' Review: A Rural Melodrama, Lost at Sea
Pablo Schreiber and Jena Malone attempt to provide an anchor for this listless character drama.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Never Gonna Snow Again' Review: You're Getting Warmer
There's a stranger in town, and his touch is hypnotic, which is just what these icy, disaffected people needed.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Nine Days' Review: Belief in the Beforelife
In this drama featuring Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz, unborn souls are given a chance at life on Earth.

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Jul 29, 2021

‘Jungle Cruise' Review: Amazon Subprime
Not even Emily Blunt, doing her best Katharine Hepburn impression, can keep this leaky boat ride afloat.

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Jul 28, 2021

Study Shows More Disability Stories Onscreen, but Few Disabled Actors
The study published Wednesday also showed that television is far behind film when it comes to representation of characters with disabilities.

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Jul 28, 2021

Bob Odenkirk in Stable Condition After Collapsing on Set of 'Better Caul Saul'
The actor and writer was hospitalized after he collapsed on the set of the show on Tuesday.

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Jul 28, 2021

Reasoning to Release Bill Cosby From Prison Disputed by Some Legal Analysts
The court decision that reversed the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby has prompted an unusual level of legal debate about the appropriate parameters of appellate review.

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Jul 28, 2021

The Cosby Ruling: Some Legal Analysts Dispute the Court's Reasoning
The court decision that reversed the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby has prompted an unusual level of legal debate about the appropriate parameters of appellate review.

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Jul 28, 2021

Vicky Krieps Gave Hollywood One More Try. It Wasn't So Bad.
The "Phantom Thread" actress, burned by the experience of promoting the movie in the United States, retreated to art-house obscurity. Now, she's back in the M. Night Shyamalan blockbuster "Old."

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Jul 28, 2021

‘The Year of the Discovery' Review: Remembering Tumult in Spain
The film revisits Spain in 1992 from a less rosy vantage point than that year's Olympics gave the world.

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Jul 27, 2021

The Woman Who Captured ‘Jaws,' Then Worked to Undo the Damage
A documentary tracks the extraordinary life of Valerie Taylor, spearfishing champion turned passionate conservationist on behalf of endangered sharks.

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Jul 26, 2021

Universal Pictures Spends Big for New 'Exorcist' Trilogy
The deal, expected to be announced this week, is for more than $400 million and is a direct response to the streaming giants who are upending the film industry's economics.

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Jul 26, 2021

‘Dune' and Princess Diana Biopic to Debut at a Starry Venice Film Festival
Hollywood blockbusters are back on the program after a less celebrity-driven edition last year, but the event will still be far from business as usual.

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Jul 26, 2021

‘Dune' and ‘Spencer' to Debut at a Starry Venice Film Festival
Hollywood blockbusters are back on the program after a less celebrity-driven edition last year, but the event will still be far from business as usual.

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Jul 26, 2021

Pulitzer-Winning Critic Wesley Morris Captured the Moment
For his piercing insights on race and culture, Wesley Morris recently received his second Pulitzer Prize. But he won over colleagues long before that.

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Jul 24, 2021

I'm Obsessed With ‘Old.' The Twist: I Won't See It.
M. Night Shyamalan's new movie has a trailer that eerily resonates with our strange times; and that's enough for me.

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Jul 23, 2021

Vladimir Menshov, Surprise Russian Oscar Winner, Dies at 81
His "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" was named best foreign-language film in 1980, beating Truffaut and Kurosawa. U.S. critics demurred.

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Jul 23, 2021

Is Marvel's ‘Loki' a True Deviation? Or Just a Fun Experiment?
The latest Disney superhero show embraced chaos in its storytelling. Is Marvel willing to do the same within its ever expanding universe of films and TV shows?

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Jul 23, 2021

Five Horror Movies to Stream Now
From gross to grisly, this month's horror movie picks coat the globe in gore.

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Jul 23, 2021

‘Black Widow' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Cate Shortland narrates a sequence from her film featuring Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh.

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Jul 23, 2021

Watch Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh Spar in ‘Black Widow'
The director Cate Shortland discusses an action sequence.

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Jul 23, 2021

‘Stuntman' Review: A Big Leap
This documentary follows the stunt performer Eddie Braun as he attempts to jump Idaho's Snake River Canyon in a rocket.

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Jul 23, 2021

‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage' Review: How a Festival Went Wrong
An HBO documentary examines a music festival that went so far off the rails that it defined an era.

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Jul 23, 2021

‘Playing With Sharks' Review: Intrepid Journeys Undersea
This documentary plunges into the life of the diver and marine conservationist Valerie Taylor, but her compassion for sharks is muddied by the film's insistence on a tense mood.

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Jul 22, 2021

HBO and HBO Max Subscribers Seen Reaching 73 Million in 2021
HBO and its streaming service, HBO Max, have attracted 67.5 million customers, and the company expects to reach 73 million by year end.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘All the Streets Are Silent' Review: Hip-Hop and Skateboarding Collide
This documentary is a portrait of downtown New York in the late 1980s and early '90s that revels in nostalgia.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Old' Review: They Say Sun Can Age You, but This Is Ridiculous
A half-hour at the beach costs vacationers a year in this disquieting new horror puzzler, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Ailey' Review: A Poetic Look at the Man Behind the Dances
Jamila Wignot explores the life of Alvin Ailey in a new documentary that brings a choreographer to life through movement and words.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Charlatan' Review: The Miracle Worker
With this drama, the writer-director Agnieszka Holland tackles another complicated historical figure in the Czech herbal healer, Jan Mikolasek.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Eyimofe (This Is My Desire)' Review: Always Hustling
The film follows the lives of two individuals in Nigeria who dream of immigrating to Europe to better their prospects.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Broken Diamonds' Review: Illness as a Narrative Convenience
The drama about a brother caring for a sister uses mental illness as an engine for a predictable plot.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Jolt' Review: Danger, High Voltage
Kate Beckinsale stars as a turbocharged action heroine in Amazon's limp, derivative revenge picture.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘How It Ends' Review: What, You Expected Us to Tell You?
In this apocalyptic comedy, Zoe Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein count down Earth's last day, measuring out the hours in serial conflict resolutions.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Midnight in the Switchgrass' Review: Sordid and Derivative
Megan Fox, Emile Hirsch and Bruce Willis track down a killer in a film that feels familiar.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Settlers' Review: Interstellar Colonialism on Mars
The first feature from Wyatt Rockefeller takes on exploitation and violence against women — and bungles both.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘The Last Letter From Your Lover' Review: Relationship History
Shailene Woodley and Felicity Jones star as two women living in different eras struggling to uncover the truth behind a series of passionate love letters.

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Jul 22, 2021

Val Kilmer Documentary Review: The Iceman Cometh
A documentary about Val Kilmer offers a self-portrait of the artist that's personal but not quite intimate.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Mandibles' Review: A Bug-Brained Affair
This breezy bromantic comedy by the French filmmaker Quentin Dupieux follows a pair of lovable idiots and their farcical adventures with an enormous fly.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Snake Eyes' Review: The Journey to the ‘G.I. Joe' World
The mayhem is furious and the goofiness is perhaps inadvertent in this origin entry in the "G.I. Joe" franchise.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Joe Bell' Review: Far Trek
Mark Wahlberg plays a bereaved father on a campaign against bullying in this dreary drama.

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Jul 22, 2021

‘Holy Beasts' Review: Cinematic Dreams Within Dreams
Geraldine Chaplin offers a commanding performance in this sleek tropical thriller.

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Jul 21, 2021

‘Night of the Kings,' ‘Lucky' and More Streaming Gems
Find something off the beaten path to fill those summer nights at home.

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Jul 21, 2021

In ‘Xiao Wu,' a Wandering Pickpocket in the People's China
Jia Zhangke's debut feature, released in the United States in 1999 and newly restored, follows a nowhere man around his nowhere city in China.

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Jul 21, 2021

Is ‘Loki' a True Marvel Variant? Or Just a Fun Experiment?
The latest Disney superhero show embraced chaos in its storytelling. Is Marvel willing to do the same within its ever expanding universe of films and TV shows?

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Jul 20, 2021

Carol Easton, Biographer of Arts Figures, Dies at 87
Curious about creativity, she chronicled the lives of Agnes de Mille, Jacqueline du Pré, Samuel Goldwyn and Stan Kenton.

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Jul 20, 2021

The Riddle of Riley Keough
The "Zola" actress has a knack for inhabiting working-class characters who feel real, even though her own family history is as outrageous as it gets.

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Jul 20, 2021

‘Space Jam,' My Dad and Me
A writer adored the basketball-Looney Tunes mash-up as a boy. Watching the movie again after his father died, he felt the movie resonate in a surprisingly deeper way.

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Jul 20, 2021

‘The New Bauhaus' Review: Rethinking an Approach to Art
This documentary on the interdisciplinary artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy makes the case that he should be a household name.

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Jul 19, 2021

N.B.A. Pros on the Big Screen: Can These Stars Act?
We watched LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant and 11 more basketball greats to see how they rate as actors. We were in for a few surprises.

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Jul 19, 2021

Two New Documentaries Give Caribbean Stories the Depths They Deserve
The prismatic "Landfall" and "Stateless" upend typical narratives about the triumph of the human spirit and show us the complexities at play.

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Jul 19, 2021

Two PBS Documentaries Offer More Depth on Caribbean Stories
The prismatic "Landfall" and "Stateless" upend typical narratives about the triumph of the human spirit and show us the complexities at play.

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Jul 19, 2021

My Summer of Hitchcock and Cold Cherries
The writer Mona Awad on an evening tradition passed down by her mother.

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Jul 18, 2021

Falling Back in Love With Cannes
After the 2020 edition was canceled, what would the return of the film festival be like? Chock-full of songs and thought-provoking movies, as it turned out.

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Jul 17, 2021

Spike Lee Accidentally Reveals Palme d'Or Winner Early: It's ‘Titane'
Julia Ducournau becomes the second woman to win the top prize, after Jane Campion in 1993. The surprise reveal came at the start of a chaotic ceremony.

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Jul 16, 2021

Cannes: This Is the Only Thing Gaspar Noé Fears About Death
The provocative director returns to the film festival with "Vortex," a meditation on old age. Some are calling it his "Amour," though Noé begs to differ.

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Jul 16, 2021

Bourdain Documentary's Use of A.I. to Mimic Voice Draws Questions
The documentary "Roadrunner" by Morgan Neville uses 45 seconds of a voice that sounds like Bourdain, generated with artificial intelligence. Is it ethical?

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Jul 16, 2021

In ‘Fear Street,' a Lesbian Romance Provides Hope for a Genre
Mainstream horror rarely lets queer women be the heroes. The Netflix trilogy takes a defiant stance with a relationship that covers centuries.

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Jul 16, 2021

Malcolm D. Lee on ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy' and Directing LeBron James
The filmmaker recalls the "organized chaos" that went into making the new film and the studio pickup games with Chris Paul and other pros.

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Jul 16, 2021

Stream These Five Action Films Now
This month's picks include films from around the globe, ranging from solemn meditations on grief to fights against bloodthirsty sharks.

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Jul 16, 2021

Anthony Bourdain ‘Roadrunner' Documentary Seeks to Understand His Death, Career and Struggles
"Roadrunner" takes an intimate look at Mr. Bourdain's career and his struggles, using archival footage and interviews from members of his inner circle.

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Jul 16, 2021

Ford and Mellon Foundations Expand Initiative for Disabled Artists
The foundations are adding $5 million to the Disability Futures program, which will continue through 2025 with two more classes of 20 fellows each.

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Jul 16, 2021

‘Fear Street' Trilogy Review: Carnage and Close Calls
Gore and nostalgia characterize this scrappy horror trilogy, which follows an endearing cast of teenage rebels through three time periods.

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Jul 16, 2021

Anthony Bourdain Documentary ‘Roadrunner' Seeks to Understand His Death, Career and Struggles
"Roadrunner" takes an intimate look at Mr. Bourdain's career and his struggles, using archival footage and interviews from members of his inner circle.

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Jul 15, 2021

Andrea Arnold Has Directed A-Listers. Her Latest Star? This Cow
Arnold's new documentary, "Cow," is one of the most moving films at Cannes. "A few times, I've just burst into tears about it," she says.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Toofaan' Review: Raising a Storm
The Bollywood director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra attempts — with some success — to deepen the standard-issue sports drama with sociopolitical strife ripped from Indian headlines.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘The Works and Days' Review: The Time of Our Lives
This eight-hour drama follows a woman's life on her family's farm.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘The Hidden Life of Trees' Review: Magic Kingdom
Jörg Adolph uses the sensorial capacities of cinema to thrillingly visualize a German forester's contention that trees are social, sentient beings.

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Jul 15, 2021

Summer Movies That Deliver Chills and Skyline Views
Outdoor venues in and around the city are reliable resources for scary movies this summer. Here are our picks, for the squeamish and slasher-lover alike.

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Jul 15, 2021

The Movies Are Back. But What Are Movies Now?
Cinephiles and streaming fans can both claim victory. But as we better understand the new screen culture taking shape, it looks like we may all lose in the long run.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘The Boys in Red Hats' Review: Cool Story, Bro
This documentary explores the incident on Jan. 18, 2019, when a high school student grinned and stared at a Native American demonstrator at a raucous Lincoln Memorial gathering.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Fin' Review: Eli Roth Wants to Save the Sharks
The first documentary from the "Hostel" director uses a little expert advice and a lot of pathos to advocate against damaging commercial fishing practices.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters' Review: Still Making Waves
A striking new documentary explores the enduring legacy of a dance piece created by Bill T. Jones at the height of the AIDS crisis.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain' Review: Salt, Sugar and No Fat
Morgan Neville's sharp and vividly compelling documentary tries to pin down a brilliant, troubled man.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘No Ordinary Man' Review: The Life and Death of Billy Tipton
This documentary sheds light on a prominent jazz musician whose death became a spectacle when it was discovered he was transgender.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Mama Weed' Review: Huppert Slings Hash
Not even the greatest living French actress can redeem this witless crime caper.

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Jul 15, 2021

‘Pig' Review: Come Back, Trotter
Nicolas Cage plays a reclusive truffle hunter in this fiercely controlled character drama.

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