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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:38:58 GMTThe veteran obituary writer Bruce Weber in “Obit,” a documentary about the obituary team at The New York Times.The documentary peers over the shoulders of journalists at The New York Times as they decide who merits obituaries and then go about the delicate business of writing them.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:17:59 GMTMadonna in the East Village in 1983, shortly before her first single came out. A new feature film about that time of her life, “Blond Ambition,” is set to be made by Universal Pictures.“Only I can tell my story,” Madonna said in reaction to “Blond Ambition,” a biopic in the works about her years in gritty 1980s New York.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:54:55 GMTBert Berns, center, in a scene from “Bang! The Bert Berns Story.”Berns is not as well known as Phil Spector, but this songwriter and music producer amassed an impressive number of durable pop and R&B hits in the 1960s.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:12:36 GMTPedro Almodóvar, at the Cannes Film Festival last year.Maren Ade, Fan Bingbing and Paolo Sorrentino are also among the jurors for the main competition next month.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:20:26 GMTFaye Dunaway and Warren Beatty at the 89th Academy Awards.In an interview with NBC News, Ms. Dunaway said that she was “completely stunned” and felt “very guilty” about the now infamous Oscars mistake.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:33:07 GMTIn Gramercy Park in Manhattan, a house full of Oscar and Emmy winners, including Robert De Niro, Jessica Lange, Julianne Moore and Ryan Murphy.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:04:35 GMTJeanne Moreau and Orson Welles in their 1965 film, “Chimes at Midnight.” Welles’s heavily annotated script for the film is among the items newly acquired by the University of Michigan from his youngest daughter, Beatrice Welles.Letters and diaries from a young Welles, along with unpublished scripts, have been acquired by the University of Michigan.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:29:14 GMTA giant robot piloted by President Trump leads an attack at the border in the animated short “M.A.M.O.N.”Animators, documentarians and other filmmakers have found inspiration in the idea of a physical barrier at the United States-Mexico border.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:57:01 GMTKatherine Heigl in “Unforgettable,” which cost $12 million to produce but only managed about $4.8 million in ticket sales.Five new movies arrived in wide release over the weekend, and not one managed more than $5.1 million in ticket sales.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:38:45 GMTScenes from “Sacred,” a Thomas Lennon documentary.A documentary compiles work by filmmakers from all over the world who captured small moments of affirmation and reflection.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:55:33 GMTNeytiri (voiced by Zoe Saldana) and Jake Sully (voiced by Sam Worthington) in the 2009 film “Avatar.”Four follow-ups to James Cameron’s sci-fi spectacle are scheduled, with the first to be released in December 2020.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:45:37 GMTSally Field and Misty Copeland discussed the social significance of their success over lunch at Charlie Bird in SoHo.The two women talk about overcoming barriers in their careers, fighting for better roles and how it is important for artists to be politically active.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:47:05 GMTAndrea Logan White and David A.R. White at the party following the premiere of “The Case for Christ.”A faith-based entertainment company is making a bid for the mainstream with movies like “The Case For Christ” and binge-able television and web series.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:19:52 GMTMarcel Ophuls, the director of “The Memory of Justice,” in 2014.The monumental documentary about war and guilt is making its television premiere on HBO2.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:13:07 GMTPatricia Hodge as Margaret Thatcher in “The Falklands Play.”There are so many services to stream films that it is easy to get lost. But digging is half the fun.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:20:31 GMTOscar Isaac, center, star of Terry George’s film “The Promise,” the first big-budget Hollywood production about the Armenian genocide.Critics of “The Ottoman Lieutenant” say it was aimed at undercutting another film, “The Promise,” by falsely painting the Armenian genocide as two-sided.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:28:43 GMTThe New York Times film critics review “Unforgettable,” “The Promise” and “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki."
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:12:15 GMTSenegalese wrestlers featured in “Untitled,” a documentary by Michael Glawogger and Monika Willi.Our guide to film series and special screenings.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:09:59 GMTSeaside whimsy: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Fabrice Luchini in “Slack Bay.”The French director Bruno Dumont’s look at two families will surprise viewers in a number of new and upsetting ways.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:57:31 GMTThe director discusses a sequence from his action film.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:55:53 GMTThe director Ben Wheatley narrates a sequence from the film.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:45:52 GMTJarkko Lahti, left, plays the title character in “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki,” a Finnish boxing movie from the director Juho Kuosmanen.Inspired by a true story, “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki” is a charmer about a boxer trying to win a championship and find his bliss.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:31:39 GMTRosario Dawson, left; Katherine Heigl; and Isabella Kai Rice in the thriller “Unforgettable,” directed by Denise Di Novi.Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl star in a thriller that works a wearyingly familiar formula.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:20:33 GMTThe family of Edward Jae Song Lee at his funeral in “Let It Fall: L.A. 1982-1992.” Politicians, the police, victims and survivors deliver an oral history of the rising racial tensions that led to the early-1990s Los Angeles riots.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:17:41 GMTKing penguins in “The Penguin Counters,” a documentary directed and produced by Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon.This documentary follows biologists to Antarctica, where they estimate the animals’ numbers and gauge the damage of climate change.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:07:18 GMTLina Wertmüller, the first woman nominated for an Oscar for best director, in “Behind the White Glasses.”The Italian director was an important filmmaker in the 1970s, but Valerio Ruiz’s rambling portrait feels stuck in that particular moment.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:49:44 GMTOscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon in Terry George’s “The Promise.”Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon star in this wartime romance with a heavy subject (genocide) but a corny plot.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:19:09 GMTNot settling for a raw deal: Brie Larson in “Free Fire.”Ben Wheatley’s formula for action-movie success: a best actress Oscar winner, dozens of firearms and a warehouse full of testosterone.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:51:05 GMTDaniel Craig has played James Bond in the most recent films, including “Spectre” (2015), which took in about $881 million.Sony, whose contract to market and distribute the films expired in 2015, gave its presentation on a recreated set from “Dr. No.”
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:40:28 GMTDream makers: From center left, the actors Jeffrey Wright and Anthony Mackie, with Josh Deutsch, chief executive of Downtown Records, and director Lee Daniels, foreground, hear filmmakers’ pitches for a $1 million prize.With Lee Daniels and Jeffrey Wright as jurors, five indie directors compete for a life-changing prize from the Tribeca Film Festival.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:26:23 GMTBicyclists in Copenhagen in a scene from the documentary “Tomorrow.”The fast-faced documentary “Tomorrow” profiles men and women with concrete solutions for moving away from fossil fuels and protecting the environment.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:37:42 GMTThe chef and restaurateur Jeremiah Tower in “Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent.”Lydia Tenaglia’s documentary is a portrait of Mr. Tower, a force behind the California Cuisine movement in the 1970s, among other culinary feats.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:20:08 GMTJane Jacobs in an archival image in the new documentary “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City.”Jane Jacobs fought against Robert Moses’ plans to develop Lower Manhattan. This documentary revisits their legendary feud.