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When movies and shows from “Blindspotting” to “Detroit” wrestle with the emotional toll of violence against black bodies, their creators’ intentions matter. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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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. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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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. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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Although the character embodied by Robin Williams was largely a fictional construct, Mr. Cronauer’s signature wake-up line was real. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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Lauren Greenfield’s emotionally complicated documentary looks deeper into our obsession with money and status. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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Our guide to film series and special screenings. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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A documentary from Ian Bonhôte explores the recurring motif of triumph over abuse in the fashion designer’s world. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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Ms. Blake won an Oscar for “Nicholas and Alexandra,” but her most recognizable work was the superhero and supervillain ensembles she created for “Superman.” [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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On June 12th, 2016, I woke up to coverage of the Pulse nightclub shooting and felt my heart being ripped out. Even worse, I was due to moderate a Q&A of the Sandy Hook shooting documentary Newtown that night. What world were we living in? In the aftermath of Pulse, I couldn’t believe the bigotry of certain “ministers” who did more than hint that they believed the terrorist had done the world a favor. Roger Jimenez, a Sacramento preacher, said in a sermon to his parishioners, “The tragedy is that more of them didn’t die… I’m kind of upset that he [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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Antoine Fuqua directs this violent, indefensibly entertaining sequel about an avenger who dispenses pulverizing justice one broken bone at a time. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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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. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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This documentary, an adaptation of the best-selling book by Andrew Solomon, deals with living with Down syndrome or autism, and other family matters. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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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. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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A young man finds hidden files, and plenty of danger, on a laptop in this thriller that plays out on a computer screen. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
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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. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
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