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With “Little Women,” “Watchmen” and other book adaptations heading to screens big and small, here are nine titles worth curling up with first. [...]
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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All of a sudden, they’re everywhere. Why? [...]
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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A mother tries to free her daughter from Keith Raniere’s group, and a Netflix documentary examines the humanitarian efforts of the co-founder of Microsoft. [...]
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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In a celebration of Batman started by DC Comics, sites including the former Domino Sugar building in Brooklyn will be emblazoned with his symbol on Saturday. [...]
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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Kent Jones, who is also a filmmaker, has served as the event’s director since 2012. He will also depart as the chairman of its selection committee. [...]
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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From its spectacularly detailed aesthetic to the characters’ march down well-worn personality paths, the movie argues insistently for the status quo. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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With Toronto wrapped, New York upcoming and Sundance on the horizon, the film festival season is here, and distributors — particularly the traditional arthouse distributors — are facing tougher competition than ever. While critics and audiences struggle to keep up with the sheer volume of buzz-worthy films, industry executives must contend with tectonic shifts in the marketplace, ensuring in the process that their release slates are kept full of strong pictures.  In this new environment, when a pay TV outlet likes HBO scoops the competition by paying near $20 million for Toronto’s hot title, Bad Education, traditional distributors are often [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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The company, which began as a comedy website, has branched out to podcasts and feature films, including “Between Two Ferns: The Movie,” which debuts on Netflix on Friday. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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A documentary traces the life and times of a notorious lawyer whose career stretched from Joseph McCarthy to Donald J. Trump. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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Zach Galifianakis’s popular “Funny or Die” series has been turned into a road pic. Should it have been? [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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A revamped tower wants your love. It’s offering King Kong, flying steel girders — and a vertiginous ride to the 102nd floor. The city’s first supertall building also offers grand views of the new New York. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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If there’s one basic, all-encompassing piece of advice to take away from the IFP Week 2019 panel “Where Do We Go From Here?” concerning those crippling migraines known as tax incentives it’s this: Talk to someone. Even if you’re that rare filmmaker with a head for business, tax incentives (and grants, and rebates) can be mind-foggingly complicated. “Talk to someone” and variations on it are uttered again and again by the three panelists and their moderator, John Hadity, an industry veteran who knows as much about the subject as they do. “All the programs, they sound familiar,” Hadity said. “But [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator, and the producer Gareth Neame had a lot of characters to work with and a lot of fans to satisfy. Here’s how they navigated the challenge. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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Ira Sachs will get a lot of the credit for his latest film, Frankie, an ensemble drama with an all-star cast anchored by top-billed Isabelle Huppert, playing an international movie star whos been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Many will call it “Ira Sach’s Frankie” and single him out as its main creator. But just as the film isn’t only about Huppert’s character (Brendan Gleeson, Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear play her blended family), Frankie is not just about Sachs. Only one of his features, his 1996 debut The Delta, has been written solo. And four of the rest, Frankie included, have [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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The latest from the director James Gray centers on an astronaut whose mission into deep space becomes a voyage of self-discovery. [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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