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May 21, 2019

Critic's Notebook: Quentin Tarantino's ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood' Debuts at Cannes
Our critic says the film plays like a love letter to — and requiem for — the industry the movie's director loves.

New York Times Movies
May 21, 2019

Watch the ‘Downton Abbey' Movie Trailer, Now With Royalty
Nearly the entire cast has assembled for the movie, due in September. Only Lily James is conspicuously absent.

New York Times Movies
May 21, 2019

See the ‘Downton Abbey' Trailer, Now With Royalty
Nearly the entire cast has assembled for the movie, due in September. Only Lily James is conspicuously absent.

New York Times Movies
May 21, 2019

Cannes Film Festival: Is Antonio Banderas Playing Pedro Almodóvar Onscreen?
"There were things there I never thought he was going to expose," the actor says at the premiere of the film, "Pain and Glory."

New York Times Movies
May 21, 2019

Watch the ‘Downton Abbey' Trailer, Now With Royalty
Nearly the entire cast has assembled for the movie, due in September. Only Lily James is conspicuously absent.

New York Times Movies
May 21, 2019

‘The Tomorrow Man' Review: Love Among the Neuroses
Blythe Danner and John Lithgow strain to elevate this twee late-life romance.

New York Times Movies
May 20, 2019

The Week in Arts: Renée Zellweger as a Temptress; Tilda Swinton and her Daughter as Co-Stars
"Mac Beth" actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in "The Souvenir."

New York Times Movies
May 19, 2019

As ‘Rocketman' Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath
Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry.

New York Times Movies
May 19, 2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3' Puts Keanu Reeves Back on Top at the Box Office
The R-rated thriller was No. 1 in North America with $57 million in ticket sales, by far a series best. Two other new wide-release movies flopped.

New York Times Movies
May 19, 2019

Inside the Five Best ‘John Wick' Action Scenes
We asked the director how the franchise's greatest sequences came to be. His answers involved phrases like "theater of pain."

New York Times Movies
May 18, 2019

The Week in Arts: Renée Zellweger as aTemptress; Tilda Swinton and her Daughter as Co-Stars
"Mac Beth" actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in "The Souvenir."

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Mel Gibson's ‘Rothchild' Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes
The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven't been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Reporter's Notebook: Mel Gibson's ‘Rothchild' Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes
The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven't been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Watch Keanu Reeves Fight Ninjas in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3'
The director Chad Stahelski discusses how an extended action sequence came together.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon' and Other Films, Dies at 95
Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa "speechless," rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Watch the Week's Most Intriguing Trailers
The clips that had us talking include "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil," "Always Be My Maybe," "Judy" and "Angel Has Fallen."

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Watch the Week's Most Intriguing Trailers
The clips that had us talking include "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil," "Always Be My Maybe," "Judy" and "Angel Has Fallen."

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Anatomy of a Scene: Watch Keanu Reeves Fight Ninjas in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3'
The director Chad Stahelski discusses how an extended action sequence came together.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Watch Elton John and Taron Egerton Launch ‘Rocketman' With Cannes Duet
The "Kingsman" actor was by John's side at the Cannes premiere of the musical biopic, then joined the singer onstage for a number.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from "John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum," featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

‘The Phantom Menace' Wasn't Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong
Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new "Star Wars" movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Critic's Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace' Wasn't Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong
Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new "Star Wars" movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

A Dog's Box-Office Journey
With "A Dog's Journey" and "John Wick: Chapter 3" in theaters, we look at how well canine stars contribute to ticket sales.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

‘See You Yesterday' Review: An All-Too-Real Time-Travel Fantasy
Stefon Bristol's film imagines what "Back to the Future" might look like with a black cast. The stakes turn out to be significantly higher.

New York Times Movies
May 17, 2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘See You Yesterday' Review: An All-Too-Real Time-Travel Fantasy
Stefon Bristol's film imagines what "Back to the Future" might look like with a black cast. The stakes turn out to be significantly higher.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Alejandro González Iñárritu Has Words for Hollywood
The director, who is president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, says both the film industry and Netflix need to think bigger.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Cannes Film Festival: It's Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch
The start of this year's festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Critic's Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It's Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch
The start of this year's festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘The Souvenir' Review: A Great Movie About a Bad Boyfriend
Honor Swinton Byrne plays a film student navigating love and ambition in 1980s London in Joanna Hogg's oblique and exquisite new film.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘The Souvenir' Review: A Great Movie About a Bad Boyfriend
Honor Swinton Byrne plays a film student navigating love and ambition in 1980s London in Joanna Hogg's oblique and exquisite new film.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3' Review: Keanu Reeves Is Back for Another Brutal Round
The supercharged third installment of the hyper-violent franchise is staggeringly accomplished and wearyingly soulless.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Walking on Water' Review: The Artist Christo Thinks Big, as Usual
The documentary follows Christo as he creates ‘The Floating Piers,' a three-kilometer floating walkway in Italy.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle' Review: An Arch, Feminist Fairy Tale
A Shirley Jackson novel from 1962 is the basis for this fable, directed by Stacie Passon, in which the men ruin the day.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Trial by Fire' Review: A Strong Case Against the Death Penalty
The film is based on the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was put to death in Texas in 2004.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘The Professor' Review: The Lessons He Learns Along the Way
Johnny Depp rages (and raves) against the dying of the light in Wayne Roberts's tired depiction of cancer as a liberating force.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Aniara' Review: A One-Way Ticket Into the Abyss
Colonists aboard a spaceship fleeing a ruined Earth encounter unrelenting tragedy in this tastefully mounted but punishing film.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Photograph' Review: A Rom-Com Walks the Streets of Mumbai
A man and woman pretend to be a couple because of cultural pressure, and wind up falling for each other. It's familiar, but compelling nonetheless.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Perfect' Review: Beyond Skin Deep
In Eddie Alcazar's woozily incoherent sci-fi nightmare a troubled young man undergoes a gruesome transformation.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Asako I & II' Review: Double the Love (and the Heartbreak)
The Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi follows up his marathon "Happy Hour" with a story of love among young urbanites.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘A Dog's Journey' Review: Good Boys (and Girls) on a Mission
This sentimentality-steeped film is a feel-good tale with a sad side.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘All Creatures Here Below' Review: A Runaway Couple in Crisis
Karen Gillan and David Dastmalchian give incredible performances in Collin Schiffli's horrifying Midwestern tragedy.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘All Creatures Here Below' Review: A Runaway Couple in Crisis
Karen Gillan and David Dastmalchian give incredible performances in Collin Schiffli's horrifying Midwestern tragedy.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Asako I & II' Review: Double the Love (and the Heartbreak)
The Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi follows up his marathon "Happy Hour" with a story of love among young urbanites.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Vice Tries to Turn the Page by Making Content for Others
A new chief executive hopes that the TV and movie production business can help overcome significant difficulties elsewhere in the company.

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Olivia Wilde, Director: ‘Too Old to Play Dumb Anymore'
Appropriately, the first-time feature filmmaker has made a movie about not judging others on appearances: It's the raucous critical hit "Booksmart."

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

Olivia Wilde, Director: ‘It Grosses Me Out' That This Is My First Job Not Based on Looks
Appropriately, the first-time feature filmmaker has made a movie about not judging others on appearances: It's the raucous critical hit "Booksmart."

New York Times Movies
May 16, 2019

‘Booksmart' and How Hollywood Stopped Fearing Lesbian Teens
With the new comedy from Olivia Wilde, the movie mainstream is finally ready to tell jubilant stories about teens who happen to be lesbians.

New York Times Movies
May 15, 2019

‘The Wandering Soap Opera' Review: An Excursion Into Raúl Ruiz's Fertile Mind
An exiled Chilean filmmaker went back in 1990 to turn his homeland's turmoil into a series of surreal sketches.

New York Times Movies
May 15, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘The Wandering Soap Opera' Review: An Excursion Into Raúl Ruiz's Fertile Mind
An exiled Chilean filmmaker went back in 1990 to turn his homeland's turmoil into a series of surreal sketches.

New York Times Movies
May 15, 2019

Daniel Fish's ‘White Noise' Set for American Debut
The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

New York Times Movies
May 15, 2019

‘The Sun Is Also a Star' Review: A Charming, if Generic, Adolescent Love Story
Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton play teenagers falling in love on a hectic, sunny day in New York.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

Trilobites: Striking Down the Queen Won't Save You From the Swarm
It's a common trope in science fiction, but hives in nature are not dependent on any central node for their function.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

Tim Conway, Beloved Bumbler on ‘The Carol Burnett Show,' Is Dead at 85
Best known for his long tenure on the comedy-variety show, Mr. Conway was a leading non-leading man and an enduringly popular clown.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

Tim Conway, Beloved TV Bumbler, Is Dead at 85
Best known for his long tenure on "The Carol Burnett Show," Mr. Conway was a leading non-leading man and an enduringly popular clown.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

‘The Third Wife' Review: Cruelty and Sensuality in 19th-Century Vietnam
Ash Mayfair's film paints a clear, unnervingly seductive picture of life in a strictly patriarchal society.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

Cannes Film Festival: Jury Head Alejandro González Iñárritu Praises Netflix
The streaming service's films have run into intense opposition from French theater owners, but the director sees a place for them in the festival.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

An Appraisal: Doris Day: A Hip Sex Goddess Disguised as the Girl Next Door
Celebrated and misunderstood, Doris Day embodied the American mainstream and scrambled all its codes.

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

Surfacing: A Queer Film Festival in Tunisia — Where Being Gay Is Illegal
"It is normal to be queer, to be different, and we have the right, of course, to exist."

New York Times Movies
May 14, 2019

All Black Everything
John Singleton put black lives on the big screen.

New York Times Movies
May 13, 2019

Doris Day Is Dead at 97; Movie Star Who Charmed America
From the perky girl next door in the 1950s to the woman next door in 1960s sex comedies, Ms. Day was the most popular film actress since Shirley Temple.

New York Times Movies
May 13, 2019

Doris Day, Movie Star Who Charmed America, Dies at 97
From the perky girl next door in the 1950s to the woman next door in 1960s sex comedies, Ms. Day was the most popular film actress since Shirley Temple.

New York Times Movies
May 13, 2019

Doris Day Is Dead at 97; Movie Star Charmed America
From the perky girl next door in the 1950s to the woman next door in 1960s sex comedies, Ms. Day was the most popular film actress since Shirley Temple.

New York Times Movies
May 12, 2019

Solid Opening for ‘Detective Pikachu' as ‘Avengers: Endgame' Rolls On
"Pokémon Detective Pikachu" is the first movie to really compete with "Endgame," but it still couldn't unseat the Disney-Marvel behemoth from No. 1.

New York Times Movies
May 12, 2019

Silver King, Lucha Libre Wrestler, Dies in Ring at London Match
César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie "Nacho Libre," became unresponsive during a wrestling bout on Saturday. No cause of death has been released.

New York Times Movies
May 12, 2019

Silver King, Masked Lucha Libre Star, Dies in Ring at London Match
César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie "Nacho Libre," became unresponsive during a wrestling bout on Saturday. No cause of death has been released.

New York Times Movies
May 12, 2019

Silver King, Mexican Wrestler, Dies in Ring During Lucha Libre Match
César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie "Nacho Libre," became unresponsive during a bout in London. No cause of death has been released.

New York Times Movies
May 12, 2019

On Comedy: The Wonderful Weirdness of Netflix's First Great Sketch Comedy Show
"I Think You Should Leave," starring Tim Robinson, takes absurd premises to unpredictable places.

New York Times Movies
May 11, 2019

Alvin Sargent, Oscar-Winning Hollywood Screenwriter, Dies at 92
He won an Oscar for his gripping portrayal of breakdowns lurking under the surface of an affluent family in Robert Redford's 1980 film "Ordinary People," and for 1977's "Julia."

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76
She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

Nicholas Hoult Sweats Gracefully in the Boxing Ring
The 29-year-old actor stars in "Tolkien," a movie about the "Lord of the Rings" writer.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

22 Movies? This Marvel Universe Has 1,000 Chapters
Marvel Comics No. 1000, due in August, continues a story that began in 1939, with 80 creative teams for its 80 pages.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

Anatomy of a Scene: How to Create a Funny Action Scene in ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu'
The director Rob Letterman narrates a scene featuring Ryan Reynolds as the voice of Pikachu.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Rob Letterman narrates a sequence from his film featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

A Word With: Do Women Have Superpowers? Gugu Mbatha-Raw Says Yes
She talks about her unlikely abilities in "Fast Color" and her coming projects, including Apple's "The Morning Show" and Netflix's "Dark Crystal" prequel.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Shéhérazade' Review: Love in the Mean Streets of Marseille
The options are few and most of them involve risk or further deprivation for these French teenagers who face the world with little support.

New York Times Movies
May 10, 2019

Streaming Movie Review: Shéhérazade Review: Love in the Mean Streets of Marseille
The options are few and most of them involve risk or further deprivation for these French teenagers who face the world with little support.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

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

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘All Is True' Review: Regret Is the Thing, as Shakespeare Comes Home
Kenneth Branagh's fond, partly fictional portrait of William Shakespeare's retirement is a soapy tale of family secrets and festering resentments.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Amazon Dropped Woody Allen's Latest Film. Europe Has Picked It Up.
"A Rainy Day in New York," starring Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning, will be released in Italy on Oct. 3. German and Spanish distributors have confirmed they are releasing it.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘It Chapter Two' Trailer: Watch Jessica Chastain Get Creeped Out
In the teaser for the sequel to the 2017 horror smash, the actress takes on the role of a grown-up version of Beverly, played by Sophia Lillis as a girl.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘The Hustle' Review: Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson Hit Their Marks
Rival con artists on the French Riviera are up to some familiar high jinks in an engagingly silly comedy.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold' Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse
Erin Lee Carr's documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

When Pokémon Go 3-D
The makers of "Detective Pikachu" had to work out how Psyduck's oversize eyes fit in a small head, among many challenges. (And they stand by the title character's fur.)

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Charlie Says' Review: Complicating Those Manson Family Values
The director Mary Harron teams up with the writer Guinevere Turner for this smart, disturbing drama about three of Charles Manson's female followers.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘POMS' Review: Shake It Till You Make It
Not even Diane Keaton can salvage Zara Hayes's stale comedy about a peppy group of older women who form a cheerleading squad.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘The Serengeti Rules' Review: Making Science Spellbinding
A documentarian and his crew re-enact real ecological experiments, training the viewer to see biodiversity as beauty.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu' Review: A Cat and (Electric) Mouse Game
The high-voltage critter from the popular Japanese franchise fights crime in a futuristic city where humans and Pokémon live side by side.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Pasolini' Review: One Rebellious Filmmaker's Tribute to Another
Willem Dafoe plays the great Italian writer, poet and cultural gadfly in the last days of his chaotic, incandescent life.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘The Biggest Little Farm' Review: The Pleasures of D.I.Y. Agriculture
John Chester's film documents how he and his wife, entertaining idealistic notions, left their lives in the big city to go work the land.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘The River and the Wall' Review: Taking a Side on the Rio Grande
Adventurers are tested by treacherous terrain and dangerous currents as they aim to document the potential effects of a border wall on wildlife and residents.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘David Cross: Oh, Come On' Review: Muffled Anger Over Sentimentality
Cross, who helped build the alt-comedy scene in the 1990s, jokes about fatherhood and inevitably takes on President Trump.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘My Son' Review: When His Boy Goes Missing, a Father Unravels
This French thriller is so reserved in its storytelling and vague in its details that all it elicits is a yawn.

New York Times Movies
May 09, 2019

‘Tolkien' Review: A Fellowship That Rings Obvious
A literal-minded biopic of J.R.R. Tolkien nonetheless has its moments of emotional delicacy.

New York Times Movies
May 08, 2019

Critic's Notebook: The Dronepocalypse Is Here — in Documentary Footage, at Least
An epidemic of aerial shots has infected nonfiction filmmaking. It can be a tremendous boon for subjects that are hard to access, but overuse is an issue.

New York Times Movies
May 07, 2019

‘Wine Country' Review: Searching for Laughs in a Midlife Bacchanal
Amy Poehler directs and stars in this anemic female-friendship comedy about a group of pals who convene for a milestone birthday.

New York Times Movies
May 07, 2019

‘The Silence of Others' Review: Franco's Victims Speak Out
This documentary follows a lawsuit that seeks to charge the enablers of Gen. Francisco Franco.

New York Times Movies
May 07, 2019

Feature: Laura Dern Embraces the Messiness of Human Life
Over a 40-year career, the actress has avoided being typecast and explored humor in broken places.

New York Times Movies
May 06, 2019

What Is Camp? The Met Gala 2019 Theme, Explained
This year's Met Gala theme has us wondering about things we treasure.

New York Times Movies
May 06, 2019

Norma Miller, Lindy-Hopping ‘Queen of Swing,' Is Dead at 99
As a child, she danced the Lindy Hop on Harlem sidewalks before becoming a Savoy Ballroom sensation and an international stage and screen star.

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