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Jul 04, 2022

Joe Turkel, the Spectral Bartender in ‘The Shining,' Dies at 94
Also memorably seen in "Blade Runner," he was a favorite among directors looking for someone who could bring zealous professionalism to even the smallest role.

New York Times Movies
Jul 04, 2022

What Becomes a Star Most? For Tom Cruise, It's Control.
Sheer force of will is now part of his potent mix of athleticism and charisma. That combination goes a long way to explain why "Top Gun: Maverick" is a hit.

New York Times Movies
Jul 01, 2022

Trying to Capture the Life and Lyrics of That Wry Sage Leonard Cohen
The makers of a documentary on the singer-songwriter took a deep dive into his "writing and rewriting and erasing" to better understand the man.

New York Times Movies
Jul 01, 2022

Five International Movies to Stream Now
This month's picks include an unconventional French rom-com, a triptych about Indigenous women in Mexico, a provincial Tamil satire and more.

New York Times Movies
Jul 01, 2022

‘Elvis' | Anatomy of a Scene
Baz Luhrmann narrates a sequence from his biopic starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks.

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Jul 01, 2022

Watch Austin Butler Cause Hysteria in ‘Elvis'
The director Baz Luhrmann narrates a sequence in which Elvis gives an early performance that stirs up the audience.

New York Times Movies
Jul 01, 2022

The Best Films of 2022, So Far
Here are the movies that our critics say have made the year a strong one onscreen.

New York Times Movies
Jul 01, 2022

‘The Princess' Review: Holding His Heart in Her Hands
Joey King is credible and compelling as a vengeful would-be princess bride in this over-the-top action fantasy tale.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Mr. Malcolm's List' Review: A Finalist for His Affection
Upper-crust courtship comes with undercooked social commentary in this Regency-era romance.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘The Forgiven' Review: When the Haves Dispose of a Have-Not
Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain play an unhappy couple who accidentally kill a stranger in Morocco en route to a desert bacchanal.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Fourth of July' Review: Fraught Family Dynamics From Louis C.K.
The comedian directs, co-writes and takes a supporting role in this family dramedy. It's not supposed to be his show, but it is anyway.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Hallelujah' Review: From Leonard Cohen to Cale to Buckley to Shrek
A new documentary tells the entwined stories of a songwriter and his best-known composition.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Accepted' Review: Reaching for the Stars, Seeing Them Dissolve
After a scandal unravels at their private school in western Louisiana, four seniors pick up the pieces.

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Jun 30, 2022

‘Sniper: The White Raven' Review: Rage and Resilience
This slick fictional portrait of a Ukrainian sniper begins in tranquillity before thrusting us into the silent brutality of the battlefield.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru' Review: They're Yellow but Not Mellow
This latest edition featuring the animated creatures is an origin story of sorts for their master, Gru.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Clara Sola' Review: Breaking Free
A 40-year-old woman, believed to be blessed with divine powers, has her sexual awakening in Nathalie Álvarez Mesén's debut feature.

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Jun 30, 2022

‘Beauty' Review: Requiem for a Pop Star
The ghost of Whitney Houston haunts "Beauty," the story of a singer, her family and best friend on the edge of fame.

New York Times Movies
Jun 30, 2022

‘Rubikon' Review: Waiting to Inhale
In this somber morality tale, the bare-bones crew of a space station is faced with an impossible choice.

New York Times Movies
Jun 29, 2022

Mary Mara, Actress on ‘ER,' ‘Dexter' and ‘Nash Bridges,' Dies at 61
She appeared in dozens of movies and television shows in a career of more than 30 years. The police said they believed she died in a drowning accident.

New York Times Movies
Jun 29, 2022

‘The Art of Making It' Review: Seeking a Bigger Canvas
Despite its haphazard approach, this documentary about the contemporary art world serves as a decent explainer for the industry's fraught dynamics.

New York Times Movies
Jun 29, 2022

Stream These Three Great Documentaries
This month's nonfiction picks include a reflection on a father, a immersive dive into the fishing industry and an alternative approach to the rock band biopic doc.

New York Times Movies
Jun 29, 2022

Taika Waititi on "Thor" and "Our Flag Means Death"
The "Thor: Love and Thunder" director can't say no — to starring in "Our Flag Means Death," making a soccer movie, writing a "Star Wars" idea, adapting Roald Dahl. For starters.

New York Times Movies
Jun 28, 2022

‘The Man From Toronto' Review: Not So Clearly Canadian
Woody Harrelson plays a hit man and Kevin Hart the wrong man in this Netflix action comedy.

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Jun 28, 2022

‘Down With the King' Review: A Rapper in the Wilderness
In Diego Ongaro's patient and subtle new film, Freddie Gibbs plays a hip-hop artist struggling with a career malaise.

New York Times Movies
Jun 28, 2022

Behind the Scenes of ‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On'
How did "Marcel the Shell With Shoes On," a short created in one person's bedroom, become a full-scale, stop-motion feature film? Meticulously.

New York Times Movies
Jun 28, 2022

‘Endangered' Review: When Journalism Becomes Imperiled
A new documentary from Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady explores threats to press freedom, but not with the focus this global issue deserves.

New York Times Movies
Jun 28, 2022

‘Doula' Review: Rules of Contraction
An expectant mother and a male birthing counselor learn to get along in this dry, refreshingly candid comedy.

New York Times Movies
Jun 27, 2022

Stream These 9 Movies and Shows Before They Leave Netflix in July
Subscribers in the United States will lose a classic '90s rom-com among other delightful titles. Watch these while you can.

New York Times Movies
Jun 27, 2022

When an Abortion Story Is Told as a Caper, Thriller or Farce
As Roe falls, new works including a documentary, a feature film and a comedy show disrupt the taboos and clichés around abortion.

New York Times Movies
Jun 27, 2022

The Best Actors to Play Elvis Onscreen
In honor of Austin Butler's performance in the Baz Luhrmann biopic, we ranked 10 of the best — and worst — Presleys to grace the silver screen.

New York Times Movies
Jun 24, 2022

Ken Knowlton, a Father of Computer Art and Animation, Dies at 91
His work at Bell Labs in the 1960s laid the groundwork for today's computer-generated imagery in film and on TV.

New York Times Movies
Jun 24, 2022

Five Horror Movies to Stream Now
This month's picks are scary, but not too scary. (Except the one about the demon on a rampage. That's very scary.)

New York Times Movies
Jun 24, 2022

How Alton Mason Went from ‘Male Model of the Year' to ‘Elvis'
Once known for doing back flips on the runway, the 24-year-old makes his acting debut playing Little Richard.

New York Times Movies
Jun 24, 2022

For the Most Complex Heroines in Animation, Look to Japan
The girls and women of anime tend to experience the conflicting emotions of real life. That's because the auteurs try to create "an everyday, real person."

New York Times Movies
Jun 24, 2022

‘Rise' Review: To Be Giannis
The story of the real-life N.B.A. superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is told with heartfelt charm in this endearing Disney biopic.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Beba' Review: Learning From Ancestors
An Afro-Latina filmmaker explores her identity and generational trauma growing up in New York City and attending a predominantly white college.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Marcel the Shell With Shoes On' Review: Bigger Isn't Better
The one-inch-high shell voiced by Jenny Slate gets a feature-length vehicle, but the transition from YouTube fame is only partly successful.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Vedette' Review: A Cow's Trouble in Paradise
In this documentary, two French filmmakers meet a formidable Swiss cow and, under her impassive gaze, ruminate on her Alpine life.

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Jun 23, 2022

‘We (Nous)' Review: This Is Us
Alice Diop's observational documentary is a beautiful, loose-limned portrait of Paris's suburbs.

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Jun 23, 2022

‘Olga' Review: Tough Balancing Act for a Ukrainian Girl in Exile
Elie Grappe's quietly poignant film about a young gymnast finds her torn between her passion and the violence gripping her country — in 2013.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Trevor: The Musical' Review: He's Coming Out
A bullied eighth grader learns to shine in this filmed version of the stage musical streaming on Disney .

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe' Review: Chortles in Space
Even though you can guess what these two characters will say as they're sucked into a black hole, their cosmic adventure still delivers new laughs.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Elvis' Review: Shocking the King Back to Life
Austin Butler plays the singer, with Tom Hanks as his devilish manager, in Baz Luhrmann's operatic, chaotic anti-biopic.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

Still Charming at 50: Luis Buñuel's Greatest Hit
"The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeois" is a comedy of frustrations in which a sextet of super-civilized haute bourgeois repeatedly attempt and fail to sit down at dinner.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Flux Gourmet' Review: Mastering the Art of Fringe Cooking
Peter Strickland's latest film is a speculative comedy about art, desire and gastrointestinal discomfort.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘The Human Trial' Review: The Race for a Diabetes Cure
The married documentarians Lisa Hepner and Guy Mossman follow people with diabetes who put themselves forward as test subjects for a potential solution.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘Wildhood' Review: On the Road, Sorting Out Growing Up
Three young men explore their Indigenous heritage and questions about their gender and sexual identity in this film.

New York Times Movies
Jun 23, 2022

‘The Black Phone' Review: The Dead Have Your Number
Ethan Hawke plays the big bad in this 1970s-set child-abduction thriller.

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Jun 23, 2022

‘Apples' Review: Forget Me Not
Amnesia strikes individuals at random in this absurdist dramedy from Greece, which may be too deadpan for its own good.

New York Times Movies
Jun 22, 2022

‘Love & Gelato' Review: A Young Girl, Transfigured by Italy
A mother's final wish leads her daughter to retrace her Roman holiday in this lighthearted coming-of-age story.

New York Times Movies
Jun 22, 2022

‘Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes' Review: Excavating Images From the Fallout
This archival documentary uses footage from the former Soviet Union to reconstruct the nuclear disaster from the perspectives of people who were present.

New York Times Movies
Jun 22, 2022

Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Their ‘Official Competition'
The two Spanish actors discuss working together on a satire about the film industry, how they feel about awards and how they get into character.

New York Times Movies
Jun 22, 2022

‘Disappearance at Clifton Hill,' ‘Damsel' and More Streaming Gems
Inventive riffs on murder mysteries, westerns and gangster movies are among the highlights of this month's under-the-radar streaming recommendations.

New York Times Movies
Jun 22, 2022

A Quiet Word With Dario Argento, Italy's Master of Horror
A 20-film retrospective in New York of the filmmaker Dario Argento's work shows why he's had audiences jumping out of their seats for nearly five decades.

New York Times Movies
Jun 21, 2022

‘The Story Won't Die' Review: Art in a Time of Crisis
This documentary about Syrian refugee artists explores the role of art in the face of war and displacement.

New York Times Movies
Jun 21, 2022

Bill Cosby Civil Trial Live Updates: Jury Finds Cosby Sexually Assaulted Teen in 1975
The lawsuit was brought by Judy Huth, who accused Mr. Cosby of sexually assaulting her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was 16.

New York Times Movies
Jun 21, 2022

‘Granada Nights' Review: Growing Abroad
This drama tells the hackneyed story of a lovelorn expatriate pulling himself together and dragging us around with him.

New York Times Movies
Jun 21, 2022

‘Lilo & Stitch' at 20: How It Broke the Mold Long Before ‘Moana'
The animated fan favorite, released 20 years ago this week, featured nuanced depictions of Hawaii and strong female characters.

New York Times Movies
Jun 21, 2022

George Michael Preferred Music to Fame. The Doc He Made Does, Too.
"George Michael: Freedom Uncut," a film the musician worked on with his longtime collaborator David Austin, tells the story of his professional life via interviews and previously unseen footage.

New York Times Movies
Jun 20, 2022

How Real-Life and Fictional Horror Seeped Into ‘The Black Phone'
Influenced by "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Devil's Backbone," the filmmaker wove details from his childhood into this supernatural movie starring Ethan Hawke.

New York Times Movies
Jun 19, 2022

Paul Haggis Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges in Italy
Haggis, who wrote and directed the Oscar-winning crime drama "Crash," was accused of assaulting a woman in Ostuni over the course of two days.

New York Times Movies
Jun 19, 2022

‘Lightyear' Opens at No. 2, as ‘Jurassic World' Holds Strong
The Pixar movie's estimated $51 million in North American sales fell short of expectations.

New York Times Movies
Jun 19, 2022

‘Civil: Ben Crump' Review: What Becomes of a Missed Opportunity?
The documentary "Civil" follows Ben Crump, the prominent attorney who has represented families affected by police violence, for one turbulent year.

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Jun 17, 2022

Events for Fans of Horror Films in New York City
For fans of scary movies, three horror series around New York just may keep you up all night.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Summer Horror in the City
For fans of scary movies, three horror series around New York just may keep you up all night.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Five Action Movies to Stream Now
This month's streaming picks include an Indonesian buddy film and a thriller about a hit man who doesn't kill.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Jean-Louis Trintignant, Star of Celebrated European Films, Dies at 91
For 50 years, in movies like "A Man and a Woman" and "My Night at Maud's," his specialty was playing the flawed Everyman.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

‘Jurassic World Dominion' | Anatomy of a Scene
Colin Trevorrow narrates a dinosaur escape sequence featuring Bryce Dallas Howard.

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Jun 17, 2022

Watch Bryce Dallas Howard's Slow Escape in ‘Jurassic World Dominion'
The director Colin Trevorrow narrates a sequence featuring the actor, a testy Therizinosaurus and a murky pond.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Philip Baker Hall, Actor Familiar as Authority Figures, Dies at 90
He appeared in "Secret Honor," "Boogie Nights," "Seinfeld" and dozens of other movies and television shows.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Andy Garcia Is the Father of the Bride in More Ways Than One
The actor, who's playing the role onscreen and in reality, understands his rigid character: "He's an amalgamation of everybody I've ever known, including myself."

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Cooper Raiff, Arriving Early to the Party
At 25, the indie writer, director and actor is making waves in Hollywood. His second feature, "Cha Cha Real Smooth," could start a new career chapter.

New York Times Movies
Jun 17, 2022

Chie Hayakawa Imagines a Japan Where the Elderly Volunteer to Die
The premise for Chie Hayakawa's film, "Plan 75," is shocking: a government push to euthanize the elderly. In a rapidly aging society, some also wonder: Is the movie prescient?

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

Phil Tippett's World in (Stop) Motion
The animator and visual effects artist, whose credits include "Jurassic Park" and "The Empire Strikes Back," has directed his passion project, "Mad God."

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

In the Documentaries of the Blackwood Brothers, Great Artists Are Explored
Several films from Michael and Christian Blackwood, grounded in the nitty-gritty of art-making, are available to watch through June 28.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Cha Cha Real Smooth' Review: The Boy in the Bubble
A recent college graduate moves back home, drifts along and strikes up an unlikely friendship with a single mother in this Sundance indie.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

In the Documentaries of the Blackwood Brothers, Great Artists Explored
Several films from Michael and Christian Blackwood, grounded in the nitty-gritty of art-making, are available to watch through June 28.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘My Fake Boyfriend' Review: Deepfake Dating
A gay man gets trapped in a web of lies after his overeager best friend concocts an artificial relationship for him on social media.

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Jun 16, 2022

‘Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki Featuring Toma Ikuta' Review: A New Path
Cameras follow Ikuta, an actor on popular Japanese teen dramas in the 2000s, as he learns Kabuki's expressions and movements from a friend.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Stay Prayed Up' Review: Spreading the Gospel of Love
A new documentary about the gospel ensemble the Branchettes and its guiding light, Lena Mae Perry, is a plain-spoken tribute.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Spiderhead' Review: Prisoners of the Mind
This latest Joseph Kosinski film — set in a penitentiary that dispenses aphrodisiacs and fear-inducers — couldn't be more unlike his "Top Gun: Maverick."

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Poser' Review: Fade Into You
Strong acting and a cool setting elevate this surreal tale of artistic compulsion.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Bitterbrush' Review: Alone on the Range
Though this quiet documentary about two young range riders recalls a western or two, it presents a modern-day portrait of hard work and friendship.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Brian and Charles' Review: I, Robot Wearing a Cardigan
The comic performer David Earl plays a lonely inventor who builds a robot friend in this bionic buddy comedy.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Cocoon' Review: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Sunshine, ice pops and rainbow flags mark a summer of transformation for a teenager in Berlin in the coming-of-age drama, "Cocoon."

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Father of the Bride' Review: A Remake With a Cuban Twist
A Cuban American family walks down the aisle, treading carefully along the line separating tradition and tomorrow.

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Jun 16, 2022

‘Jerry & Marge Go Large' Review: You Don't Know Jackpot
Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening play an aging couple who cash in on a lottery loophole in this flavorless comedy.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

‘Mad God' Review: Highway to Hell
In this mostly animated experiment, the filmmaker Phil Tippett leads us through a stop-motion inferno of despair and devastation.

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Jun 16, 2022

‘A Man of Integrity' Review: Fighting Dirty
Mohammad Rasoulof's scathing drama about corruption in Iran is striking in its blunt rage, if somewhat exasperating in its monotony.

New York Times Movies
Jun 16, 2022

Kevin Spacey, Accused of Sexual Assault, Appears in British Court
The proceedings are a rare example of a celebrity #MeToo case leading to criminal charges.

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Jun 15, 2022

Emma Thompson and the Challenge of Baring All Onscreen at 63
The actress made the choice to disrobe. Still, she says, it was the most difficult thing she's ever done in her four-decade career.

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Jun 15, 2022

‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande' Review: Pleasure Principles
Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack bring knowing vulnerability to this amusing story of a foxy prostitute and the woman who hires him.

New York Times Movies
Jun 15, 2022

U.A.E. Bans ‘Lightyear,' Disney Film with Same-Sex Kiss
The United Arab Emirates banned the animated film, an offshoot of the "Toy Story" movies, from its cinemas. Censors in Indonesia and Malaysia are also considering restrictions.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

‘Lightyear' Review: Infinite Buzz
The new Pixar movie recounts the adventures of Star Command's most famous Space Ranger before he was a toy.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

‘Raisin in the Sun' and ‘The Harder They Come' Part of Public Theater Season
Two new works by Suzan-Lori Parks will be included in a season that delves into "relationships between Black and white America."

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

‘Official Competition' Review: Madness in Their Methods
In this very meta comedy, Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz and Oscar Martínez deliver a master class on actors and their egos.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

David Morse Steadies Himself With Daily Devotions and His Own Cooking
The actor, who was just in "How I Learned to Drive" on Broadway, also has an affection for bluegrass, reading out loud and his Mercedes Sprinter van.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

Amber Heard: I ‘Stand by Every Word' of Testimony in Defamation Trial
In her first public interview since losing a defamation case brought against her by Johnny Depp, her ex-husband, Ms. Heard said she had told the truth when she accused him of abuse.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

‘Halftime' Review: Jennifer Lopez, Making Headlines
In the Netflix documentary about Jennifer Lopez's life and career by the director Amanda Micheli, the political moments are brief, and then it's back to rehearsal.

New York Times Movies
Jun 14, 2022

‘Halftime' Review: Let's Get Loud
In the Netflix documentary about Jennifer Lopez's life and career by the director Amanda Micheli, the political moments are brief, and then it's back to rehearsal.

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