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“Wonder Woman” got nothing; neither did Jake Gyllenhaal or Tiffany Haddish. “All the Money in the World,” which was to star Kevin Spacey, drew 3 nominations. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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The writer-director Ron Shelton returns to his favorite themes in this comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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A complete list of the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globe awards. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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From 2004 to 2016, Steve Bannon directed nine feature-length documentaries. Bannon, who professes open admiration for the aesthetics of Leni Riefenstahl, believed for a time that his films, which bear dire titles like Battle for America, Fire From the Heartland and District of Corruption, would catapult him to prominence as the right-wing’s cinematic answer to Michael Moore. Diving into his oeuvre is not unlike experiencing the last decade’s-worth of popular political documentaries but through a conservative looking-glass. Bannon’s films illustrate both his dangerously apocalyptic worldview, and provide an object lesson for probing the thin line between documentary and propaganda. They’re also near-unwatchable. But, they are texts worth encountering in order to get [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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Jordan Peele, writer-director of “Get Out,” says his own concerns almost prevented it from being made. Now prize givers love it. Will the academy agree? [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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With bitcoin values soaring and “blockchain” the soon-to-be-new film industry buzzword, Christopher Arcella is out with a well-timed short, The Satoshi Sculpture Garden. With a cool, meditative calm, he follows a young woman as she surveys an outdoor sculpture garden consisting of pieces that play upon ideas tied to the cryptocurrency. Data visualization indeed! From Arcella’s director’s statement: In order to fully appreciate Bitcoin one needs to have a basic understanding of Bitcoin’s technology and the systems that the technology is disrupting. Otherwise, trying to understand Bitcoin is a bit like trying to derive meaning from abstract sculpture. The Satoshi [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A new promo gives more details about the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s gamer novel. Tye Sheridan and Ben Mendelsohn star. [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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The comedian will buy back the rights to his film, which was shelved by its distributor following allegations of sexual misconduct. [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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In another quiet weekend at multiplexes, “Coco” was No. 1, “Justice League” continued to disappoint and “Wonder” crossed the $100 million mark. [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A villain’s demise, a parent’s absence. That’s how death used to figure in animated movies for children. Thanks to Pixar and now “Coco,” that’s changing. [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
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Also the week of Dec. 10: Nicholas Nixon’s “Brown Sisters” portraits in Boston; Merce Cunningham alumni in Brooklyn. [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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He charms Martin Scorsese and thrills his co-stars, so isn’t it time you recognized that Mr. Cannavale isn’t “the guy you went to high school with”? [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Cesar Sanchez-Guzman said that in 2003, when he was 17, Mr. Singer sexually assaulted him at a party on a yacht. [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Bryce Dallas Howard returns as well to the sequel to the blockbuster “Jurassic World.” J.A. Bayona takes over directing chores. [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Fifteen films are in the running for the Academy Award for best documentary feature. The final five nominees will be announced Jan. 23. [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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