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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:45:51 GMTRyan Reynolds in “Deadpool.” The movie has become a surprise prize contender this season.Humor and the breaking of the fourth wall helped; and, as Ryan Reynolds said, “It’s like a weird odyssey that grew out of some kind of vision board.”
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:39:34 GMTJohn Carroll Lynch, left, and Nick Offerman, who portray the McDonald brothers in the new film “The Founder,” a new biographical movie about the rise of McDonald’s.Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch play the McDonald brothers in a new film about the rise of the fast-food giant and Ray Kroc.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:56 GMTVin Diesel in “XXX: Return of Xander Cage.”It’s not enough to ski or bike in the new “XXX” movie. Vin Diesel and company ski-cycle through a wave. Here’s how they did it.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:42:49 GMTLeonard Cohen in 1972, in Tony Palmer’s documentary “Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire.”Tony Palmer’s documentary follows this singer-songwriter in an early phase of his career, during a somewhat disordered 1972 European tour.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:26:57 GMTJose Gutierez and his mother, Ana Moronta, in “Strike a Pose.”This documentary looks at the dancers from that singer’s film “Truth or Dare” and its influence on gay rights and awareness.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:07:56 GMTEmma Watson and Dan Stevens as the title characters in “Beauty and the Beast,” scheduled for release in March.When a song-and-dance film earns $132 million this fast, others will follow — with Emma Watson, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and Josh Gad, for starters.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:00:14 GMTA scene from Kevan Funk’s “Hello Destroyer,” which skewers the masculinity at the core of Canada’s favorite pastime.A 16-year tradition in Canada has become a touring festival encompassing features, short films and student projects.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:43:08 GMTA still of Marilyn Monroe filming “The Seven Year Itch” on the Upper East Side from the found footage of Jules Schulback, a furrier and avid taker of home movies.That film image of Ms. Monroe’s skirt rising high in a gust of air? It’s a reshoot of a discarded and more risqué scene seldom seen until now.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:39:51 GMTA scene from “The Red Turtle,” a Studio Ghibli film by the Dutch director Michael Dudok de Wit.Studio Ghibli turns to the Dutch director Michael Dudok de Wit for its latest film, “The Red Turtle.”
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:16:21 GMTOn this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the “Star Trek” actor reads Craig Bridger’s story of a pre-wedding perfectionist freakout — by the groom.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:21:37 GMTFrom left, Jada Pinkett, Kimberly Elise, Queen Latifah and Vivica A. Fox in F. Gary Gray’s 1996 film, “Set It Off.”Mr. Gray’s 1996 film, a study of female bonding in the face of racial injustice, comes to the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:06:35 GMTRichard Roxburgh and Cate Blanchett in “The Present,” at The Barrymore Theater.The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:40:43 GMTDick Gautier as the vain Conrad Birdie in the 1960 Broadway musical “Bye Bye Birdie.”The comic actor, who was also known for his role as a robot on the TV show “Get Smart,” was 85.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:38:48 GMTWilliam Peter Blatty in 1971, the year “The Exorcist” was published. Mr. Blatty’s novel about a girl possessed by the Devil created the theological-horror genre, became a hit movie and destroyed its author’s hopes of ever writing comedy again.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:56:45 GMTFrom left, T.I. and Jamie Foxx in “Sleepless,” a crime thriller directed by Baran bo Odar.This entry in the dad-to-the-rescue action-movie genre doesn’t have enough twists to even tie a shoelace.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:59:59 GMTA Chaplin short, “In the Park,” streaming on an iPhone.New ways of watching movies have long made film folk antsy. And for many, watching on a phone remains a line in the sand.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:36:15 GMTMark Wahlberg in the film “Patriots Day.”Peter Berg, this film’s director, has thoughts on why his movie is received differently, depending on whether the viewer has a New England perspective.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:30:22 GMTDane DeHaan has become Hollywood’s go-to avatar of teenage torment. Mr. DeHaan wearing a Sandro shirt, $225 for similar styles, available Tuesday at us.sandro-paris.com.After years of supporting work and high-profile Prada campaigns, an actor known for his translucent eyes and angsty roles headlines two major films.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:29:31 GMTThe New York Times film critics review “Monster Trucks,” “The Bye Bye Man” and “Claire in Motion."
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:57:43 GMTA boy and his monster: Lewis MacDougall and his new pal (voiced by Liam Neeson) in “A Monster Calls.”The writer Patrick Ness and the director J. A. Bayona discuss “Monster” and the importance of not lying to children.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:29:24 GMTA young Christian Bale stars in Steven Spielberg’s “Empire of the Sun” (1987), which will show at the Metrograph alongside four more of that director’s films. See listing below.Our guide to film series and special screenings.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:24:53 GMTBetsy Brandt plays the title character, a married mother in Athens, Ohio, in the elliptical, atmospheric “Claire in Motion.” Zev Haworth portrays her son.In this film, the latest written and directed by Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell, a wife searches for clues and finds larger unanswered questions.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:39:40 GMTVince Giordano leads the Nighthawks band, and his music has been featured in Woody Allen’s movies and the series “Boardwalk Empire.”This documentary profiles a passionate preservationist and bandleader whose devotion to stylistic authenticity infuses his band’s peppy and carefree performances.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:32:24 GMTA German couple who lose their son in World War II embark on a campaign of micro-resistance.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:25:10 GMTColby Arps in “Bad Kids of Crestview Academy,” directed by Ben Browder.Prep-school students in Saturday detention are trapped on campus to die one by one in this film directed by Ben Browder, a sequel to “Bad Kids Go to Hell.”
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:08:59 GMTDouglas Smith in “The Bye Bye Man,” directed by Stacy Title.This movie melds the summon-the-evil-by-its-name convention with the old try-not-to-think-of-an-elephant mind game, with scary results.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:02:52 GMTCelia Rowlson-Hall in her film “MA,” a surreal take on the Virgin Mary’s pilgrimage.Best enjoyed as a slide show of visual blessings and, sometimes, bafflements, this film is a showcase for Celia Rowlson-Hall, its director, writer and star.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:38:49 GMTA small-town teenager and a creature released by a geyser are unlikely friends in this live-action eco-fable from the “Ice Age” director Chris Wedge.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:30:49 GMTIdris Elba is among the stars of this Jim O’Hanlon film, a converging-narratives movie set in London.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:25:07 GMTThe actress’s maternity style for awards season is as on point as ever.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:24:06 GMTThe job didn’t work out in the end, but this riveting film documents a choreographer’s cheerfully tenacious effort as well as his work on one ballet.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:17:28 GMTNatacha Régnier, Victor Ezenfis and Fabrizio Rongione in “The Son of Joseph.”Eugène Green’s new movie is divided into five sections, each titled after a biblical episode.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:36:26 GMTThe director discusses a sequence featuring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:30:02 GMTThe director Theodore Melfi discusses a sequence from the film featuring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:11:42 GMTNate Parker, the director and star of “The Birth of a Nation.” He received a nomination for outstanding achievement for a first-time director from the Directors Guild of America.But for the top award, the usual suspects, led by Damien Chazelle of “La La Land,” are nominated.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:44:23 GMTA scene from the movie “Hidden Figures,” not to be confused with “Hidden Fences,” which doesn’t exist.We discuss Julian Assange, Donald J. Trump and Vladimir V. Putin — and also the Golden Globes.