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‘Living’ Review: Less Is More in This Exceptionally Understated Turn From Bill Nighy

“What would you do if you had six months left to live?” asks the doctor who diagnoses a do-nothing bureaucrat with terminal cancer in “Ikiru,”

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‘The Janes’ Review: A Stirring Documentary Account of the Trailblazing Underground Abortion Network

If the Jane Collective has gone under-credited in American women’s rights history over the last half-century, independent cinema is doing its best t

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Directors of Netflix’s Oscar-Shortlisted Animation ‘Robin Robin’ Discuss Musicality and Stop-Motion

Netflix’s “Robin Robin” uses stop-motion animation and felt figures to tell its charming, musical story of a bird who doesn’t quite belong in

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Sundance, Telluride, Toronto, SXSW and Tribeca Toppers Talk the Future of Festivals

As movie theaters struggle during the pandemic, theatrical windows shrink, stars turn to limited series and more viewers get arthouse fare from stream

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From ‘West Side Story’ to ‘Dune,’ Established Directors Delve Into Uncharted Territory for Oscar Recognition

An assembly line follows a simple formula. Use the most efficient way to mass-produce something and repeat. Some filmmakers can get away with that app

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‘Batgirl’ Officially Casts Ivory Aquino as First Trans Character in a DC Comics Feature Film

Barbara Gordon has officially found her roommate. Ivory Aquino (“Tales of the City,” “When We Rise”) has been cast in the HBO Max feature film

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CNN and Points North Institute Back Sundance Documentaries Through American Stories Fund

This year at the Sundance Film Festival, three feature documentaries — Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee’s “Aftershock,” Reid Davenport’s “

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Mel Maron, Distributor of Martial Arts and Godzilla Movies, Dies at 90

Longtime film distribution executive Melvin “Duffy” Stanley Maron died Jan. 13 in Atlanta. He was 90. Maron brought martial arts and cult movies t

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‘Blood’ Review: A Young Widow Searches For Meaning in an Unconventional But Uninvolving Character Study

A scrapbook collection of serene, observational moments in search of a story, “Blood” runs deep, but only with obscure meaning, so opaque at times

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Hollywood COVID Protocols Extended to Feb. 13

The protocols that govern film and TV production in the COVID era have been extended yet again, this time to Feb. 13, the Alliance of Motion Picture a

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‘The Mission’ Review: A Mormon Documentary In Which Travel Seems More Narrowing Than Broadening

Though not mandatory, a stint of missionary service is common among young Mormons, with men and (to a lesser extent) women mostly between 18 and 21 se

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Rachel Lears on Following Up ‘Knock Down the House’ With a Darker Look at the Climate Crisis

In 2019, Rachel Lears electrified Sundance with “Knock Down the House,” a fly-on-the-wall look at a group of progressive candidates hoping to ride

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‘Am I OK?’ Review: A Late Bloomer in La La Land

Technically, Los Angeles receptionist Lucy (Dakota Johnson), the passive singleton of Stephanie Allynne and Tig Notaro’s frustratingly childish rom-

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Peter Dinklage Blasts Disney’s ‘Snow White’ Remake: ‘A F—ing Backwards Story About Dwarfs’

Disney’s slate of live-action remakes has included “Cinderella,” “The Jungle Book” and “Beauty and the Beast,” and coming soon is Marb W

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Can More Female Editors Join the Ranks of Oscar Winners?

They remain nowhere near as well-represented as their male counterparts in the editing Oscar realm — the best-known is Thelma Schoonmaker with eight

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Irwin Young, DuArt Chairman and Champion of Independent Film, Dies at 94

Irwin “Butch” Wallace Young, the chairman of DuArt Film Laboratories who supported New York filmmakers for decades, died Jan. 20 in Manhattan. He

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‘Something in the Dirt’ Review: Two Dudes Try to Document Phenomena in Low-Budget Mind-Bender

Where others might see a crystal ashtray, DIY filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead envision some kind of haunted relic, a portal to another

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Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes’ Louverture Films Expands Into Television, Welcomes New Partners (EXCLUSIVE)

ddLouverture Films, the production company founded by actor Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes, is moving into television as well as animation, gaming and

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Sundance Unveils Mystery Film: ‘Navalny’ Doc About Russian Poisoning Scandal

Sundance Film Festival has revealed a mystery movie on its 2022 lineup. “Navalny,” a fly-on-the-wall documentary about Russian opposition leader A

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‘Encanto’ Leaps Past Gunna and the Weeknd to Retake Top Album Spot; ‘Bruno’ Song Keeps Soaring Through Top 10

“We don’t talk about ‘Encanto'” is a phrase that may be being said in the Gunna and Weeknd households this week, as both of those hit artists

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