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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:02:46 GMTNate Parker and Aja Naomi King in “The Birth of a Nation.” The film continues the tradition of marginalizing black women in the recounting of Nat Turner’s insurrection.The film tells of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion by using women’s trauma as motivation for the male hero, casting their victimization as secondary.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:10:19 GMTBen Affleck in “The Accountant.”The film took in $24.7 million over the weekend, followed by “Kevin Hart: What Now?” and “The Girl on the Train” in a tie at No. 2.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:12:31 GMTKevin Hart in his latest stand-up comedy concert film, “Kevin Hart: What Now?” The movie’s director, Leslie Small, and others talk about what makes such movies work.With Mr. Hart’s latest stand-up concert film arriving, comedians, directors and others talk about what works when taking comedy to the big screen.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:00:15 GMTAnna Kendrick stars in the new film “The Accountant.”Ms. Kendrick discusses her many projects coming out this fall, including “The Accountant,” the film she stars in alongside Ben Affleck, and her memoir.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:21:28 GMTA scene from “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.”He gambled on hyperreal visuals for the drama, a look that has been heavily criticized before. At the New York Film Festival, the reaction was mixed.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:45:11 GMTSissy Spacek, left, and Betty Buckley in “Carrie” (1976). The movie has just been released on Blu-ray.Brian De Palma’s “Carrie” (1976) is out on Blu-ray. It may not seem as scary today, but it did help the careers of Mr. De Palma and Stephen King.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTKelly ReichardtThrough her spare, often uncomfortably observant movies, the filmmaker tells the stories of women moving through an uneasy world.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:02:14 GMTBen Affleck in “The Accountant,” in which he plays a math genius with underworld connections.The film stars Mr. Affleck as a genius on the autism spectrum whose proficiency with numbers leads him into a shady world.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:58:40 GMTThe director discusses a sequence from his film.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:22:16 GMTPierre Étaix at his home in France in 2015.Legal issues prevented the films of Mr. Étaix from being screened for decades.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:03:29 GMTLucille Ball and George Sanders, right, in Douglas Sirk’s “Lured” (1947).Two of Sirk’s early Hollywood films, now in a two-disc set, reveal a finesse so fine as to be almost invisible.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:50:00 GMTElizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in Richard Brooks’s 1958 adaptation of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”A guide to movies playing at theaters in the New York City area, as well as select festivals and film series.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:50:51 GMTThe New York Times film critics review “The Accountant,” “Christine” and “Aquarius.”
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:46:01 GMTSônia Braga stars in Kleber Mendonça Filho’s new film “Aquarius.”A free spirit is tangled up in the political forces paralleling modern-day Brazil in this work from Kleber Mendonça Filho.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:43:50 GMTRebecca Hall in “Christine,” which is based on the life of Christine Chubbuck, a reporter who killed herself on live TV.In this dramatization of a true story, Rebecca Hall is riveting as Christine Chubbuck, a television news reporter who killed herself on the air.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:35:57 GMTKristen Stewart in “Certain Women.”Kelly Reichardt’s film centers on a collection of women in a small town, and their individual tensions, sorrow and longing.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:22:46 GMTChris Cooper, from left, as the reclusive J.D. Salinger, with Alex Wolff and Stefania Owen in “Coming Through the Rye,” directed by James Sadwith.The film, written and directed by James Sadwith, is a fictionalized version of Mr. Sadwith’s meeting with J.D. Salinger.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:17:22 GMTJung Woo-sung in “Asura: The City of Madness,” a cynical tale about gangland loyalty.This film offers diversion but not sociological scope. Blood flows freely.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:13:10 GMTTroubled by insecurity, the host of a radio show opens his heart to love, and slowly begins to accept himself for who he is.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:09:15 GMTJeffrey Dean Morgan, left, and Gael García Bernal in “Desierto,” directed by Jonás Cuarón.Lots of carnage and only a little back story equal a grim movie.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:06:08 GMTA Canadian sealer swings a hakapik to kill a harp seal pup in “Huntwatch,” a documentary directed by Brant Backlund.This film, one-sided in its approach, offers painful footage of the bludgeoning of pups in charting the decades-old movement against seal hunting.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:02:02 GMTRory Culkin and Lin Shaye in “Jack Goes Home,” directed by Thomas Dekker.Rory Culkin plays a magazine editor who returns to his hometown after his father is killed in a car crash, and delves into a past that’s deeply troubled.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:55:58 GMTAddison Timlin in “Little Sister,” about a dysfunctional family.The atmosphere can be oppressive in this story of a dysfunctional family, but it’s countered with humor and empathy for each broken character.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:51:49 GMTAn image from the documentary “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.”Photographs and film footage, as well as interviews with her son and artists who worked with her, add another dimension this documentary of a storied life.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:42:41 GMTO-Ei Hokusai watches her father, the artist Katsushika Hokusai, work on a painting in “Miss Hokusai.”This extraordinary film is a lively inquiry into the life of the daughter of the 19th-century Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:40:50 GMTAn image from “Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.”Kevin Macdonald’s documentary follows the Chinese artist as he tries to realize his 20-year dream of creating an incendiary ladder to the skies.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:39:02 GMTSelma Blair and Billie Joe Armstrong in “Ordinary World.”The Green Day frontman plays an ex-punk rocker who is having trouble accepting a run-of-the-mill existence.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:00:23 GMTFelicity Jones as Jyn Erso in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” We have hope,” she says in the new trailer. “Rebellions are built on hope.”The new trailer for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which debuted Thursday, positions the movie as part of the larger Star Wars tradition.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:48:23 GMTTate Taylor narrates a sequence from his film "The Girl on the Train" featuring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:02:22 GMTKevin Hart in the film of his 2015 stand-up show in a Philadelphia stadium, “Kevin Hart: What Now?”The comedian documents his popular 2015 tour in ways surprising and satisfying two-thirds of the time.