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The ex-basketball star worked with animation and music stars to make the short “Dear Basketball.” It’s an academy front-runner, though it’s drawn #MeToo protests. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
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Whether you’re interested in the movie’s racial and gender politics, curious about the future of the Marvel Universe or you simply want to sample the best spoiler-filled essays, read on. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
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“People are saying thank you for showing this isn’t something black people have been imagining,” says Yance Ford, director of “Strong Island.” [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
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A documentary details the rise of the avant-garde art movement founded by George Maciunas, though Fluxus remains as hard as ever to pin down. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
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Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
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“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
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In the 3-D film “America’s Musical Journey,” the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc takes viewers on an exuberant exploration of the country’s creative roots. [...]
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
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Brooklyn students are enthusiastic — and frank — about the movie. While they were taken with the superhero’s suit, they also saw deeper meanings at work. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
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The movie’s Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths. [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
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What is film but a desire to make visible that which we cannot see? Love. Hate. Or in the case of the latest from Penny Lane, pain. After having bowed at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam before, Lane’s return to the Bright Future section with the world premiere of The Pain of Others isn’t a surprise, but she’s certainly earned her place there. The found-footage, experimental doc, which despite being compiled of YouTube videos and newsreels, feels dense enough to require a dissertation on delusion, suffering and this digital age. Working in a similar form to the all-archival constructed [...]
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
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The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters. [...]
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
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For the past six years I’ve been curating content about filmmaking and the creative process at large. I’ve found a lot, and there’s a lot more to uncover, but the one thing that I have always found frustrating was how fragmented all the information remains. It takes an average of five to seven years to make an indie feature. What happens during that time? How do people make a living, juggle other aspects of their lives, and overcome doubt, blocks, debts during those five to seven years? We know so little about the current indie film industry landscape that UCLA is [...]
Sat, Feb 17, 2018
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Meet the people whose goal is to disrupt the stereotypes of cosplay. [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
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Spying is rich fodder for fiction and movies. But entertainment exaggerates, even when it’s created by real secret agents. [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
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Next week, AMC Empire 25 in Times Square will be home to a music and video festival that includes the Sun Ra Arkestra and JLin. [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
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