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Jul 20, 2018

Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Towering Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100
His first film, "Rashomon," became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like "Ikiru" and "Seven Samurai."

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Jul 20, 2018

Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Over Offensive Tweets
James Gunn wrote most of the tweets before 2013. They resurfaced after he criticized President Trump on Twitter and far-right provocateurs searched his social media history.

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Jul 20, 2018

Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100
His first film, "Rashomon," became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like "Ikiru" and "Seven Samurai."

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Jul 20, 2018

Taylor Swift and Jennifer Hudson to Star in ‘Cats' Movie Adaptation
James Corden and Ian McKellen will also be a part of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, directed by Tom Hooper.

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Jul 20, 2018

Streaming: On Netflix, a Genuine Nail-Biter, and on Amazon, a Genuine Eccentric
"Calibre," Netflix's Scottish thriller, is a movie you can pause, but you're not going to want to. Damon Packard‘s films on Amazon are unsettling.

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Jul 20, 2018

These Aren't Fashion Documentaries (Even if They're About Fashion Stars)
The directors of "McQueen," "Westwood" and "The Gospel According to André" say their subjects are the stuff of great drama.

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Jul 20, 2018

A Word With: Lily James Taps Her Inner Meryl to Become a Dancing Queen
Ms. James talks about sharing the screen with Meryl Streep and Cher in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," and why the World Cup is greater art than the theater.

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Jul 20, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Don't Worry'
Gus Van Sant narrates this scene from "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' featuring Joaquin Phoenix as the disabled cartoonist John Callahan. Here, Callahan operates an electric wheelchair for the first time. Mr. Van Sant discusses how the sequence was shot.

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Jul 20, 2018

This Week in the Arts: Panorama, Andrew Solomon, ‘Be More Chill'
The Weeknd headlines the New York festival, "Far From the Tree" comes to screens and the high school musical debuts on Off Broadway.

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Jul 20, 2018

Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll
When movies and shows from "Blindspotting" to "Detroit" wrestle with the emotional toll of violence against black bodies, their creators' intentions matter.

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Jul 20, 2018

Police Violence Is Flooding Our Screens. What's the Impact?
The Times's assistant TV editor, Aisha Harris, discusses how representations of police brutality in media have changed. She says shows like "Insecure" and "Queen Sugar" sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on the interactions' emotional toll, not the violence itself.

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Jul 19, 2018

Adrian Cronauer, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam' D.J., Dies at 79
Although the character embodied by Robin Williams was largely a fictional construct, Mr. Cronauer's signature wake-up line was real.

New York Times Movies
Jul 19, 2018

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

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Jul 19, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!'
The force behind "Hamilton" and "In the Heights" will bring his vision to the big screen for the first time with an adaptation of a musical by the "Rent" creator Jonathan Larson.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: Denzel Washington Plays Judge, Jury and Executioner in ‘The Equalizer 2'
Antoine Fuqua directs this violent, indefensibly entertaining sequel about an avenger who dispenses pulverizing justice one broken bone at a time.

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Jul 19, 2018

Critic's Notebook: Thrills, Tears and the Real Gone Girls of Cinema
Women have been behind the camera since movies were invented, but their work has often been ignored. A BAMcinématek series helps set the record straight.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: ‘Generation Wealth' Examines Toxic Materialism
Lauren Greenfield's emotionally complicated documentary looks deeper into our obsession with money and status.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: ‘Pin Cushion' Is an Original Tale of Bullying and Mental Illness
This debut feature from the British director Deborah Haywood follows a teenager and her mother as they struggle to fit in to a new town.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: ‘McQueen' Reveals a Dazzling and Divisive Talent
A documentary from Ian Bonhôte explores the recurring motif of triumph over abuse in the fashion designer's world.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: ‘Far From the Tree' Zooms In on Parent-Child Divides
This documentary, an adaptation of the best-selling book by Andrew Solomon, deals with living with Down syndrome or autism, and other family matters.

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Jul 19, 2018

Review: ‘Unfriended: Dark Web' Reveals New Terrors of the Internet
A young man finds hidden files, and plenty of danger, on a laptop in this thriller that plays out on a computer screen.

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Jul 18, 2018

Review: In ‘The Third Murder,' Guilty as Charged Isn't the Whole Story
A defense lawyer finds that the more he searches for the truth the more it slips away in the latest from the Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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Jul 18, 2018

Review: ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Takes a Detour and Loses Its Kick
Almost every member of the original cast of "Mamma Mia!" is back for this sequel, except for one major player. And, boy, is she missed.

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Jul 18, 2018

Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78
Ms. Blake won an Oscar for "Nicholas and Alexandra," but her most recognizable work was the superhero and supervillain ensembles she created for "Superman."

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Jul 18, 2018

Superheroes Onscreen: The Evolution of an American Ideal
The movies and shows that have resulted from Hollywood's superhero obsession provide a moving picture of America's changing mores, one spandex costume at a time.

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Jul 18, 2018

The Hard Road of the Japanese Documentary Maker
Kazuo Hara, a leading figure in a little-known branch of the film world, brings his latest boundary-pushing documentary to the Japan Cuts festival.

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Jul 18, 2018

Alfonso Cuarón's ‘Roma' Will Play the New York Film Festival
The director's first movie since winning two Oscars for the 2013 film "Gravity," offers an autobiographical look at his early years in Mexico.

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Jul 17, 2018

Review: ‘Blindspotting' Walks a Tense Line in a Gentrifying Oakland
Written by and starring Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, the film struggles to balance its ambition as an entertainment with its social concerns.

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Jul 17, 2018

New Trailer: ‘Boy Erased,' With Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe
This film from Joel Edgerton about a young gay man who is sent to conversion therapy is very likely to be an Oscar contender.

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Jul 17, 2018

Spike Jonze Can Dance. But His Best Choreography Is Behind the Camera.
This director's love of dance isn't a stunt, but serious play. His videos and ads count among the best dance films of recent decades.

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Jul 17, 2018

‘School of Rock' Announces Closing Date
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will have played more than 1,300 performances when it wraps up in January.

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Jul 17, 2018

‘Bohemian Rhapsody' Trailer: Rami Malek Has the Freddie Mercury Moves
The newest clip for the biopic includes snippets of Queen's greatest hits.

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Jul 17, 2018

Male Critics Are Harsher Than Women on Female-Led Films, Study Says
The report examined movies from Spring 2018 and found that when men are in leading roles, the reviews are not as stratified by the critics' gender.

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Jul 16, 2018

A Starring Role for Hollywood's Sexual Zelig
"Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood" details the story of Scotty Bowers, who says he ran a gay and bisexual prostitution ring for the stars for decades.

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Jul 16, 2018

‘On the Basis of Sex' Trailer: Can Felicity Jones Handle Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Accent?
With Armie Hammer as her husband, the film covers similar terrain as the recent documentary "RBG."

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Jul 16, 2018

James Bond's New Foe Looks Familiar, and His Hat Looks Sharp
A nemesis for the British secret agent has links to Oddjob, the man with the deadly bowler.

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Jul 15, 2018

Review: A Serious Look at the Life of Robin Williams
The HBO documentary ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind' offers a calm assessment of a mercurial, sometimes manic talent.

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Jul 15, 2018

‘Hotel Transylvania 3' Towers Over ‘Skyscraper' at Box Office
The Rock was no match for a vacationing cartoon vampire as the third installment of "Hotel Transylvania" made $44.1 million over the weekend to be No. 1.

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Jul 14, 2018

Soon Only One Blockbuster Will Be Left in the United States
The planned closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will leave one store in central Oregon as the last one in the United States.

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Jul 14, 2018

Soon There Will Be Only One Blockbuster Left in the United States
The upcoming closings of two Blockbuster video stores in Alaska will leave one store in central Oregon as the last one in the United States.

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Jul 13, 2018

Did Harvey Weinstein Admit to Trading Movie Roles for Sex?
A columnist wrote that Mr. Weinstein said he had offered, "acting jobs in exchange for sex." He denied having made the remark; the writer seemed to take it back.

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Jul 13, 2018

Scarlett Johansson Withdraws From Transgender Role After Backlash
The actress dropped out of her role as Dante Gill, a.k.a. Tex, in "Rub & Tug," citing ethical questions surrounding her casting.

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Jul 13, 2018

‘Downton Abbey' Movie Is on the Way
Brian Percival will direct, and the show's creator, Julian Fellowes, and its main characters, will return.

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Jul 13, 2018

A Word With: Andy Samberg Has a New Late-Night Gig: Being a Dad
Mr. Samberg talks about "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation," NBC's rescue of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," and how fatherhood is a little like "S.N.L."

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Jul 13, 2018

Streaming: A Robot Romance on Amazon, American Indies and a ‘Taxi Driver' Commentary
Amazon Prime's "Zoe" stars Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux; a daring indie series is out on Filmatique; and Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader talk "Taxi."

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Jul 13, 2018

This Week in Arts: ‘Spike Jonze Is a Dancer,' Robin Williams
The Dance on Camera Festival comes to Lincoln Center, and the Robin Williams documentary debuts on HBO.

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Jul 13, 2018

How a Director Uncovered Whitney Houston's Secret Pain
The director of a new documentary said he consulted addiction experts and repeatedly interviewed her brothers to reveal her childhood abuse.

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Jul 13, 2018

It's the Movie Hit of the Summer: Why ‘The Kissing Booth' Clicked
The Netflix movie is based on a book by a real teenager, adapted by a fan of '80s teen rom-coms and features stars who actually became a couple.

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Jul 13, 2018

trending: Eight Greek Getaways Inspired by ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'
The fictional Greek isle where the sequel "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" is set was inspired by a number of real-world getaways you can visit.

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Jul 12, 2018

Bob Weinstein to Leave Board of the Weinstein Company
The move ends the efforts of Mr. Weinstein, who founded the studio in 2005 with his brother, Harvey Weinstein, to retain a significant role while the company attempts to rebuild.

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Jul 12, 2018

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

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Jul 12, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Sorry to Bother You'
Boots Riley narrates a sequence featuring Lakeith Stanfield and Michael X. Sommers.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: Tracking ‘Dark Money' in Montana Elections
In her documentary, Kimberly Reed explores how Montanans fought a political invasion backed by wealthy anonymous donors.

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Jul 12, 2018

Alan Johnson, 81, ‘Springtime for Hitler' Choreographer, Dies
A former dancer, Mr. Johnson collaborated with Mel Brooks on several movies and once asked him, "‘Oh my God, are we allowed to show this?"

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Jul 12, 2018

It's the Battle of the Best Actress Nominees in ‘Mary Queen of Scots'
Saoirse Ronan plays the title character and Margot Robbie is Queen Elizabeth I in the new drama directed by Josie Rourke, artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: A Godard Film About Making Movies Arrives in New York
"The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company," a made-for-TV movie by Jean-Luc Godard, is having its New York premiere in a new restoration.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: ‘Milford Graves Full Mantis' Delivers a Lot of Heart
This documentary about the jazz drummer speaks to the pulse of life.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: In ‘What Will People Say,' Tyranny Begins at Home
The director Iram Haq translated a personal story to the screen for this domestic kidnapping thriller.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: In ‘Shock and Awe,' Journalists Expose Gaps in Case for Iraq War
This intermittently rousing procedural chronicles the news company Knight Ridder's skeptical stance toward the Bush administration's case for war.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: In ‘The Other Side of Everything,' a Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Upheaval
After the revolution, the real work begins. Toppling a leader can be a hollow victory when there is no clear plan to fill the void.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: In ‘The Night Eats the World,' Zombie Apocalypse Now, Again
Dominque Rocher's feature debut finds new ways to drain all the fun out of flesh-eating monsters.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: Keanu Reeves, Selling Ice in a Dull ‘Siberia'
Mr. Reeves plays a diamond merchant who falls for a cafe owner in this leaden thriller.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: Raising the Stakes With ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation'
Adam Sandler lends his voice as Dracula again in the third installment of this animated franchise.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: Sinfulness and Scares Behind ‘The Devil's Doorway'
Aislinn Clarke's outraged horror movie sends two priests to investigate a home for fallen women.

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Jul 12, 2018

Review: ‘Path of Blood' Presents Terrorists' Videos
This documentary commands attention as an object lesson in the banality of evil.

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Jul 12, 2018

A Belgrade Apartment Symbolizes Political Upheaval in ‘The Other Side of Everything'
After the revolution, the real work begins. Toppling a leader can be a hollow victory when there is no clear plan to fill the void.

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Jul 11, 2018

Review: All the Feels, Hurts and Laughs of ‘Eighth Grade'
In his feature directing debut, the comic Bo Burnham delivers a moving portrait of the YouTube artist as a comically, painfully true young girl.

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Jul 11, 2018

Review: In ‘Skyscraper,' Dwayne Johnson Scales a Tower of Clichés
The performer formerly known as the Rock proves again that he can surmount even a pile of recycled genre standards.

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Jul 11, 2018

Review: Joaquin Phoenix Treks the Long Road to Sobriety in ‘Don't Worry'
Mr. Phoenix plays the disabled alcoholic cartoonist John Callahan in Gus Van Sant's cleverly volatile biopic.

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Jul 11, 2018

Oakland in Their Bones, and in Their Films
For the first time in the city's long history as a cultural wellspring, it is fertile ground for filmmakers like the writer-stars of "Blindspotting." What took so long?

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Jul 10, 2018

When Black Performers Use Their ‘White Voice'
"Sorry to Bother You" is part of a long tradition of black artists' critiquing whiteness through vocal imitation.

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Jul 10, 2018

Robby Müller, Inventive Cinematographer, Is Dead at 78
His distinctive use of lighting and artful approach to composition were consistent elements of films by Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and other directors.

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Jul 10, 2018

Review: ‘Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti' Doesn't Make Much of a (Post-) Impression
The film, starring Vincent Cassel, depicts (and sanitizes) the painter's first experiences living in French Polynesia.

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Jul 10, 2018

This Week in Arts: Radiohead, Tanglewood and Lucinda Childs
Radiohead returns to Madison Square Garden, the Boston Symphony Orchestra heads to its summer home and Ms. Childs restages her minimalist opus "Available Light."

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Jul 09, 2018

This Week: Radiohead, Tanglewood, Lucinda Child's ‘Available Light'
Radiohead returns to Madison Square Garden, the Boston Symphony Orchestra heads to its summer home and Lucinda Child restages her minimalist opus.

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Jul 09, 2018

Tab Hunter, 86, 1950s Hollywood Heartthrob, Is Dead
One of the last products of the studio system, Mr. Hunter made an unlikely comeback in 1981 in the quirky and very un-Hollywood "Polyester."

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Jul 08, 2018

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp' Is Marvel's 20th Box-Office No. 1 in a Row
The film starring Paul Rudd made $76 million domestically in its opening weekend, and proved even Marvel's smallest heroes can carry a hit.

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Jul 08, 2018

Emmanuelle Seigner, Polanski's Wife, Rejects Academy Invitation
The French actress dismissed an offer to join the Oscar voting pool, criticizing the organization's "insufferable hypocrisy."

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Jul 07, 2018

The Science (and the Scientists) Behind ‘Ant-Man'
A quantum physicist consulted with the filmmakers so that a surprising amount of the original film and its new sequel have a factual basis.

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Jul 06, 2018

A Word With: Paul Rudd, Larger Than Life but Still Nice
Mr. Rudd of "Ant-Man and the Wasp" talks about his midlife foray into Marvel superherodom, the spoils of fame and the burden of being so darn likable.

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Jul 06, 2018

The Science (and the Scientists) Behind Ant-Man
A quantum physicist consulted with the filmmakers so that a surprising amount of the original film and its new sequel have a factual basis.

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Jul 05, 2018

Derrick O'Connor, Irish Actor on Stage and Screens, Dies at 77
A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he was also a favorite of the film director Terry Gilliam and a memorable villain in "Lethal Weapon 2."

New York Times Movies
Jul 05, 2018

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

New York Times Movies
Jul 05, 2018

Bulletin Board: When a Spoiled Batman Comic Has Unintended Consequences
After readers expressed disappointment with The Times for how it handled issue No. 50 of Batman, several of our journalists responded to questions and feedback on our use of spoilers.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: ‘Whitney,' a Pop Music Tragedy, Is Sad, Strange and Dismaying
A new documentary argues for the unhappy life of Whitney Houston, who died in 2012.

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Jul 05, 2018

Scarlett Johansson's Casting as Transgender Man Draws a Backlash
Transgender actors led the criticism of her role in the film "Rub & Tug," saying such casting takes opportunities away from members of marginalized communities.

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Jul 05, 2018

Encounters: Nick Offerman Becomes a Roadie for His Wife, Megan Mullally
The gruff but lovable actor, famous for "Parks and Recreation," has his first starring role in a feature film, "Hearts Beat Loud."

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Jul 05, 2018

Streaming: 3 Sobering Documentaries on Netflix, Fandor and Field of Vision
"Recovery Boys," "The Pain of Others" and "Dancing With Le Pen": Opioid addiction, mysterious disease and incipient European fascism in streaming films.

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Jul 05, 2018

Scarlett Johansson Faces Backlash Over Reports She'll Play a Transgender Man
Transgender actors led the criticism of her role in the film "Rub & Tug," saying such casting takes opportunities away from members of marginalized communities.

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Jul 05, 2018

Claude Lanzmann, Epic Chronicler of the Holocaust, Dies at 92
His obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth "Shoah," a film recognized as both an important historical record and an original work of art.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: In ‘The Citizen,' an Immigrant Picks a Bad Time to Fall in Love
This Hungarian film is a careful, compassionate and beautifully acted character drama with a social conscience.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: In ‘Constructing Albert,' a Chef's Ambition, Meticulously Plated
Filmmakers follow the Spanish chef Albert Adrià as he works to open the restaurant Enigma in Barcelona.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: ‘Moss' Meanders Through a Southern Coming-of-Age
The sense of place is as pervasive as a character in "Moss," a film by Daniel Peddle.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: Jackie Chan Battles a Goofy Plot in ‘Bleeding Steel'
It's a ridiculous movie, but Jackie Chan is still the most talented and witty athlete in cinema.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda' Shows a Composer Attuned to Nature
Stephen Nomura Schible's film is an uncommonly engaging artist portrait.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: From Sundance, Shorts Tour the Country
It's hard to believe that this program represents the best shorts that the Sundance Film Festival had to offer.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: An Icelandic Suburb Hides Deep Dysfunction ‘Under the Tree'
In this pitch-black Icelandic farce, a suburban feud over a lovely old tree threatens to destroy two families.

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Jul 05, 2018

Review: Six Strongmen Cultivate ‘A Skin So Soft'
Denis Côté's latest documentary is an artfully surreal study of dedicated musclemen.

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Jul 05, 2018

Four Musicals on Three Continents: An Australian Company's Big Bet
Global Creatures, a company founded by a wealthy Australian, is breaking into theater with high-profile, big budget productions, including "King Kong" on Broadway.

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Jul 04, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Leave No Trace'
Debra Granik narrates a sequence from her film featuring Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie and Ben Foster.

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