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Aug 22, 2019

‘The Banana Splits Movie' Review: Tra La La Ahhhhhh!
The fun-loving fur balls of a classic Hanna-Barbera children's show get a cinematic reboot. This time they're out for blood.

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘Jawline' Review: Lives Measured in Follower Counts
Behind the laughs in this new documentary about social-media stars lies an unsettling account of the Generation-Z influencer economy.

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Aug 22, 2019

‘The Harder They Come': A Pop Classic That Has Hardly Faded
Perry Henzell's outlaw film, with one of cinema's most infectious scores, is back on the big screen in New York.

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘Hot Air' Review: A Right-Wing Radio Host Learns to Love Again
Steve Coogan stars in this cumbersome political comedy.

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Aug 22, 2019

A Film Career Built on Videotape (Sex and Lies, Too)
On the 30th anniversary of "Sex, Lies and Videotape," a look back at Steven Soderbergh's first feature and how it changed the independent film landscape.

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘No Place Like Home' Review: Self-Discovery in Jamaica
A lively reggae soundtrack and a Jamaican setting: It's not "The Harder They Come" but Perry Henzell's long-lost follow-up to it.

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Aug 22, 2019

Genèse Review: Crossing Borders Between Films
Philippe Lesage takes chances, and succeeds with boldly original form and narrative.

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Give Me Liberty' Review: A Wild Ride With a Virtuoso of Chaos
In this jolt of a movie, a driver and a passenger hurtle through Milwaukee together, finding each other as they open up a world.

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles' Review: Inside a Broadway … Tradition!
A fascinating love letter to "Fiddler on the Roof" asks: What makes the quintessentially Jewish musical speak to everyone?

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘Friedkin Uncut' Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments
In a new documentary, Quentin Tarantino, Willem Dafoe and others genuflect at the altar of William Friedkin, the director behind "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist."

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘Angel Has Fallen' Review: Returning to Grace, One Bullet at a Time
The hero of ‘Olympus Has Fallen' and ‘London Has Fallen' finds himself on the run in a sequel steeped in today's headlines.

New York Times Movies
Aug 22, 2019

‘Brittany Runs a Marathon' Review: Racing With a Heavy Heart
This comedy glosses over its protagonist's emotional wounds and instead aims to treat what's physical.

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool' Review: A Complicated Artist
This documentary looks at the many sides of the innovative trumpeter and bandleader.

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Aug 22, 2019

‘Vita & Virginia' Review: A Real-Life Affair Made Lifeless
This film about Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolfe is a droopy tale of dissatisfied women and their brushed-aside men.

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Aug 21, 2019

Did the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Lose Spider-Man? Fans Reel at Sony-Disney Split
After months of negotiations, the two companies could not reach a deal for further cooperation over the comic book character. This could affect the future of the Avengers.

New York Times Movies
Aug 21, 2019

‘The Harder They Come': A Pop Classic That Has Hardly Faded
Perry Henzell's outlaw film, with one of cinema's most infectious scores, is back on the big screen in New York.

New York Times Movies
Aug 21, 2019

Did the Avengers Just Lose Spider-Man? Fans Reel at Sony-Disney Split
After months of negotiations, the two companies could not reach a deal for further cooperation over the comic book character. This could affect the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

New York Times Movies
Aug 21, 2019

‘The Matrix' Gets a Fourth Movie, and Keanu Reeves Is Back
Carrie-Anne Moss is also set to return, and Lana Wachowski, one of the franchise's original creators, will write and direct.

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Aug 21, 2019

Scorsese's New Mob Epic, ‘The Irishman,' Has Netflix and Theaters at Odds
Will the movie, which stars Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution.

New York Times Movies
Aug 21, 2019

Netflix and Big Theater Chains Haggle Over Release of Scorsese's ‘Irishman'
Will "The Irishman," a mob-world epic starring Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution.

New York Times Movies
Aug 20, 2019

‘American Factory' Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots
A documentary looks at what happened when a Chinese company took over a closed General Motors factory in Ohio.

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Aug 20, 2019

‘Ready or Not' Review: The Run-and-Slay Bride
Samara Weaving gives heart to this efficiently blood-drenched harpooning of soul-sucking greed and inbred family values.

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Aug 20, 2019

What to Read About ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood'
Still thinking about that ending? Or Brad Pitt's moccasins? Quentin Tarantino's latest film has generated a lot of ink — and controversy. Here's what's worth your time.

New York Times Movies
Aug 20, 2019

‘Tigers Are Not Afraid' Review: Stolen Childhoods, Creative Minds
Thematically underdeveloped yet pleasingly creepy, Issa López's dark fairy tale follows a band of children orphaned by a Mexican drug war.

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Aug 20, 2019

What's on TV Tuesday: ‘Pose' and ‘Alternatino with Arturo Castro'
Catch the season finale of Ryan Murphy's ballroom drama on FX, and Arturo Castro's sketch comedy series on Comedy Central.

New York Times Movies
Aug 18, 2019

Richard Williams, Who Brought Roger Rabbit to Life, Dies at 86
A three-time Oscar winner, he worked in film and television and wrote a book on animation that became an essential industry reference.

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Aug 18, 2019

‘Good Boys' Ends Hollywood's Comedy Drought
The R-rated movie about foul-mouthed 12-year-olds was No. 1 with about $21 million, the year's largest opening total for an original comedy.

New York Times Movies
Aug 17, 2019

Peter Fonda: 7 Great Movies to Stream
The prolific actor, who died Friday, is credited with 116 roles across a nearly six-decade career. Here are a few of his best.

New York Times Movies
Aug 16, 2019

Peter Fonda, ‘Easy Rider' Actor and Screenwriter, Is Dead at 79
A member of a celebrated Hollywood family, he was nominated for an Oscar in a seminal film of the 1960s.

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Aug 16, 2019

Jean-Pierre Mocky, Iconoclastic French Film Director, Dies at 90
He found a following making unapologetically raw films that challenged what he saw as hypocrisies in society.

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Aug 16, 2019

‘Sextuplets' Review: Six Marlon Wayanses and Zero Laughs
The comic's latest Netflix comedy has him playing each of six sextuplets, just not very comically.

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Aug 16, 2019

Calls to Boycott ‘Mulan' Erupt After Star Voices Support for Hong Kong Police
The actress Liu Yifei said on social media that she backed the Hong Kong police, who have been criticized for their use of force against protesters.

New York Times Movies
Aug 16, 2019

How ‘Do the Right Thing' Has Remained Relevant
The writer and director Spike Lee narrates a sequence from his 1989 film.

New York Times Movies
Aug 16, 2019

‘Do the Right Thing' | Anatomy of a Scene
Spike Lee narrates a sequence from his film, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in a digitally restored Blu-ray edition from the Criterion Collection.

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Aug 16, 2019

‘Mulan' Star's Support for Hong Kong Police Prompts Call for Boycott
The actress Liu Yifei said on social media that she backed the police, who have been criticized for their use of force against protesters.

New York Times Movies
Aug 16, 2019

When Good Boys Say Bad Words
The filmmakers behind the new comedy "Good Boys," about potty-mouthed sixth-graders, had to figure out how to handle stars who were too young to actually see the movie.

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

Edward Lewis, ‘Spartacus' Producer Who Defied Blacklist, Dies at 99
He was the "front" for Dalton Trumbo, one of the Hollywood Ten, but ended the subterfuge and insisted that Trumbo be listed as screenwriter.

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

My Bill Viola Video Marathon
From sunrise to sundown, a Philadelphia visit rediscovers the artist's challenging contributions to installation art.

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning
"Mission Mangal," a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to "Hidden Figures." But a male star dominates the marketing, raising questions about Bollywood and women.

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

Summer Chills: A Horror Fan's Guide to What to Watch Right Now
A survey of the recent crop of scary new releases and old-school offerings on streaming services like Shudder.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Blinded by the Light' Review: Testing the Limits of Springsteen
A Pakistani teenager in 1980s England finds salvation in songs from New Jersey.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘The Amazing Johnathan Documentary' Review: The Joke's on Who?
Ben Berman set out to make a film about a dying comedian. He wasn't prepared for the plot twists.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Olivia' Explores Love and Tragedy in a French Finishing School
Jacqueline Audry's film unfolds in an almost exclusively female world, as suffocating as it is liberating.

New York Times Movies
Aug 15, 2019

‘Aquarela' Review: The Shapes of Water
In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its makers.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘End of the Century' Review: A Vacation Veers Into Existential States
Lucio Castro drifts back to 1999 in his promising first feature film.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Kingdom' Review: Where the Map Is Drawn in Blood
Battles and bloodshed abound in this story of war and peace set in a fragmented ancient China.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles' Review: Animating a Surrealist
The film explores the making of the director Luis Buñuel's 1933 documentary.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘What You Gonna Do' Review: Struggles and Resilience in New Orleans
The filmmaker Roberto Minervini offers a vibrant portrait of African-American life in urban Louisiana.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Cold Case Hammarskjold' Review: An Excavation of International Intrigue
The Danish prankumentarian Mads Brugger is not the person you would choose to sift fact from conjecture.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Socrates' Review: Surviving on the Streets of São Paulo
A gay Brazilian teenager navigates poverty and isolation in Alexandre Moratto's passionate first feature.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘47 Meters Down: Uncaged' Review: A Sequel Unworthy of the Original
This silly film manages to make all the mistakes the first movie avoided.

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Aug 15, 2019

‘Driven' Review: California Scheming
As the charismatic automobile designer John DeLorean, Lee Pace adds depth to this muddled true-crime comedy.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

‘Good Boys' Review: The Cruel Comedy of Lost Innocence
The latest from the producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg involves three 12-year-olds playing at being superbad.

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Aug 14, 2019

Piero Tosi, Who Outfitted Stars of Italian Films, Dies at 92
A favorite of the director Luchino Visconti, he was nominated for five Oscars for costume design and received an honorary award in 2013.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change?
Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette' Review: She's Hiding From Herself
Cate Blanchett plays a woman in trouble in Richard Linklater's latest, based on the best-selling novel by Maria Semple.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge Show Their Sensitive Sides
Plus, Cate Blanchett attends a screening of her new film, "Where'd You Go, Bernadette."

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

Are Hippies the New Goths?
Why the dark side of '60s counterculture is trending now.

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Aug 14, 2019

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully
The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully.
The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more.

New York Times Movies
Aug 14, 2019

National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants
This round of funding, the final for the fiscal year, totals $29 million and will support 215 projects across the country.

New York Times Movies
Aug 13, 2019

Tarantino's Los Angeles in Six Key Locations
The director's canny settings reflect his deep understanding of the region as both sun-filled and sketchy, glamorous and anonymous.

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Aug 13, 2019

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point
Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site's previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view.

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Aug 13, 2019

‘Los Reyes' Review: Dreamy Dogs Upstage Chatty Skaters
In this beautiful film, two canines while away the time as life goes on around them.

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Aug 13, 2019

‘Adam' Review: A Comedy of Genders
The film, about a cisgender boy who pretends to be trans, can't resolve its big ideas.

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Aug 13, 2019

The Banana Splits Got a Movie. It's Probably Not What You Think.
Fifty years ago, four furry creatures took fun trips in "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour." In a new horror movie, they take lives.

New York Times Movies
Aug 13, 2019

‘The Angry Birds Movie 2' Review: So Stupid, Yet So Funny
The film is not just another animated sequel. Well, it sort of is, until it suddenly isn't.

New York Times Movies
Aug 13, 2019

‘Yellow Submarine' & Me
The whimsical animated musical about the Beatles delights me in new ways thanks to daily viewings with my 4-year-old.

New York Times Movies
Aug 12, 2019

‘The Lightning Thief' to Open on Broadway in September
The beloved Percy Jackson musical will have a limited run at Longacre Theater.

New York Times Movies
Aug 11, 2019

‘Scary Stories' Surges as ‘Hobbs & Shaw' Keeps Its Box-Office Lead
The horror movie based on a series of children's books earned about $20.8 million domestically in its first weekend.

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Aug 10, 2019

Movie Studio Cancels Release of ‘The Hunt': ‘Now Is Not the Right Time'
Universal Pictures said it pulled the movie, which is about people being hunted for sport, after two mass shootings left 31 dead.

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Aug 10, 2019

Sister Helen Prejean Explains It All for You
At 80, she is publishing a memoir about her social activism.

New York Times Movies
Aug 09, 2019

‘The Kitchen' Review: Three Caged Birds Go Wildly, Witlessly Free
Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss play mob wives who take over the family business.

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Aug 09, 2019

After ‘Game of Thrones,' Nathalie Emmanuel Is Ready to Take the Lead
The actress spoke about jumping from "Game of Thrones" to "Fast & Furious 9," with "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in between.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2019

Inmates' Videos Shine a Light on Life in Prison
The videos, product of an animation class, will be projected onto Eastern State Penitentiary, a former prison in Philadelphia that is now a museum.

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Aug 08, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2019

‘One Child Nation' Review: Controlling Minds and Bodies
This harrowing documentary looks at the history — and brutal costs — of China's one-child policy.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Ode to Joy' Review: Reasons Not to Be Cheerful
A miserable narcoleptic and a gorgeous drama queen find love in Jason Winer's excessively contrived romantic comedy.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold' Review: Indiana Jones With Teen Angst
Nickelodeon's animated naturalist is now a live-action teenager played by Isabela Moner in this charming tale of adventure and high school treachery.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘This Changes Everything' Review: Hollywood's Men, Called to Action
A star-studded documentary about gender inequality in film and TV is equal parts history lesson and constructive criticism.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon' Review: Big Dreams and Possible Big Trouble
Zack Gottsagen, an actor with Down syndrome, and Shia LaBeouf are a winning team in this feel-good adventure.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘After the Wedding' Review: Secrets and Sighs
This remake, starring Julianne Moore, openly admires the casual ability of the rich to purchase whatever they want.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘This Is Not Berlin' Review: A Teenager Learns to Let Loose
The film explores cultural shifts in Mexico City a year after the devastating 1985 earthquake.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain' Review: Smart Dog, Dumb Movie
A dog that thinks like a person. Where's the fun in that?

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Brian Banks' Review: Falsely Accused, and Fighting Back
A potent performance from Aldis Hodge elevates this formulaic film about a football player seeking redemption.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' Review: Fear and Nostalgia
Adapted from Alvin Schwartz's popular series, the film is set in 1968 with the ghosts of Vietnam haunting the periphery.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Light of My Life' Review: Together at the End of the World
Casey Affleck stars in this bleak dystopian drama, which is enlivened by the performances of its stars.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Vision Portraits' Review: Blindness as a Way of Seeing
A documentary presents artists who have drawn on their visual impairments to forge or redefine their creative sensibilities.

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Aug 08, 2019

‘Love, Antosha' Review: A Heartbreaking Look at an Actor's Too-Short Life
Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov in the J.J. Abrams-produced "Star Trek" films, assembled an eclectic filmography before his death at 27 in 2016.

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Aug 08, 2019

What Veterans Say This New Film Gets Right, and Wrong, About Their Vietnam War
In "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan," a filmmaker's dramatization has earned both praise and pushback from the soldiers who survived the attack 53 years ago.

New York Times Movies
Aug 08, 2019

What Vietnam Veterans Think of the New Film About Their War
In "Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan," a filmmaker's dramatization has earned both praise and pushback from the soldiers who survived the attack 53 years ago.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2019

Netflix Signs the Duo Behind HBO's ‘Game of Thrones'
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss agreed to a deal that will have them creating new TV shows and films for the streaming giant.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2019

Review ‘The Kitchen': Three Caged Birds Go Wildly, Witlessly Free
Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss play mob wives who take over the family business.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2019

‘The Cremator': Satire, Horror and an Impending Holocaust
The film, banned in Czechoslovakia upon its release in 1969, is being revived in a digital restoration at Metrograph.

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Aug 07, 2019

‘Scary Stories' Gave Me Nightmares as a Kid. Thank Goodness.
An author looks back on "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," a book series that terrified him as a child and inspired him as an adult.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2019

Make Your Own Animated Movies, Frame by Frame
Stop-motion animation is a great way to bring toys and other objects to life — and learn the basics of filmmaking.

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Aug 07, 2019

Sharon Tate Is a Woman in a Tarantino Movie. It's Complicated.
"Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood" has been criticized for simplifying the actress killed by the Manson family. But there's more to it than that.

New York Times Movies
Aug 07, 2019

Film Academy Elects a Casting Director as Its New President
David Rubin is the first person in that category to helm the 92-year-old Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which oversees the Oscars.

New York Times Movies
Aug 06, 2019

Bong Joon-ho, Pedro Almodóvar Lead New York Film Festival Lineup
Their films — "Parasite" and "Pain and Glory" — are among several from Cannes that are playing the 57th edition of the American festival.

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