Film Academy Looks Overseas for Donors

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a global $500 million campaign to shore up its financial…


When I Look at You, Will You Look at Me?

OpinionSupported by SKIP ADVERTISEMENTWhen I Look at You, Will You Look at Me? May 7, 2024, 5:00 a.m. ETShare full…


Bernard Hill, Actor in ‘Titanic’ and ‘Lord of the Rings,’ Dies at 79

With a stout frame, bushy whiskers and a weathered visage, he embodied men of authority facing down danger with weary…


Laurent Cantet, Whose Films Explored France’s Undersides, Dies at 63

His acclaimed “The Class” walked a provocative line between documentary and fiction. In that film and others, he explored the…


New Yorkers vs. Cockroaches: ‘It’s Them or Me.’

OpinionSupported by SKIP ADVERTISEMENTNew Yorkers vs. Cockroaches: ‘It’s Them or Me.’ April 23, 2024, 5:00 a.m. ETShare full article5By Claudia…


The Vatican Transforms a Prison Into a Gallery

For its offering at this year’s Venice Biennale, the Holy See chose an unusual venue: the Giudecca women’s prison.


Ken Loach: Championing the Strugglers and Stragglers

A retrospective of the director’s work at Film Forum shows how his movies have kept a focus on working-class solidarity.


4 Documentaries That Explore How Families Cope With Dementia

In “Little Empty Boxes” and other films, the heartbreak of memory loss is intertwined with deeper cultural implications.


Queer Women Behaving Badly: These Movies Scrap the Coming-Out Story

“Love Lies Bleeding,” “Bottoms” and “Drive-Away Dolls” are leading a wave of stories about lesbians living their lives, committing crimes…


Netflix’s New Film Strategy: More About the Audience, Less About Auteurs

Dan Lin, the streaming service’s new film chief, wants to produce a more varied slate of movies to better appeal…

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