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It’s hard to watch Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — George C. Wolfe’s screen adaption of the seminal August Wilson play of the same name, from 1982 — without remembering that it’s Chadwick Boseman’s...

Mary Steenburgen has been a Hollywood actress for close to five decades now, but younger audiences might know her best from Book Club, the 2018 rom-com she starred in alongside fellow veteran actresses...

A fire at a Bucharest nightclub kicks off an investigation into deep systematic rot in this nonfiction procedural-cum-masterpiece ...

Ever since Toy Story introduced audiences to the joys of bickering action figures over 20 years ago, Pixar has continually set the standard for how to do animated characters right: give them humanity,...

It’s Christmas! On Hulu, at least. The romantic holiday comedy Happiest Season — which premieres on the streamer this week — stars Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis as Abby and Harper, respectively,...

One Night in Miami Based on true events, Regina King’s directorial debut tells the story of Cassius Clay (soon to take the name Muhammad Ali), Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke’s legendary meet...

Steve McQueen’s Mangrove — which is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video — is an opening statement. The film is the first of a quintet of related-but-distinct feature films to be released on Amazon...

Keegan-Michael Key talks seeing U2 in concert, his new film Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, and his love for Jimi Hendrix in the latest installment of Rolling Stone‘s The First Time. Key kicks...

Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland star in the new trailer for the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Chaos Walking, which is set to be released next year. The film is based on Patrick Ness’ 2008 book, The Knife...

Amazon Prime Video has shared a new trailer for One Night in Miami, Regina King’s upcoming film about a historic gathering between Cassius Clay (soon to take the name Muhammad Ali), Malcolm X, Jim...

Let’s say you grew up with a number of diagnosed ailments and disabilities, ranging from arrhythmia and hemochromatosis to partial paralysis. You’re in wheelchair and have a virtual pharmacy’s...

Quentin Tarantino has signed a two-book deal with Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The film director will write a novelization of his own movie, 2019’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,...

It feels like it was just yesterday that Home Alone introduced filmgoers to the joys of transfusing Three Stooges-like slapstick into a John Hughes-penned comedy and watching a prepubescent kid look...

Meryl Streep plays an author trying to overcome her writer’s block on a cruise with her nephew and old friends in the trailer for Let Them All Talk, which re-teams the Oscar-winning actress with...

They call him the Blissfield Butcher, a serial killer who terrorizes students every year around homecoming time. The annual high school event is a big deal in this small town, and the type of ghost-story...

Wild Mountain Thyme In the green Irish hills, Emily Blunt plays a farmer, Rosemary Muldoon, hopelessly in love with her neighbor Anthony Reilly (Jamie Dornan). For his part, Anthony is pretty oblivious...

Weddings, funerals, Thanksgiving and the rest: These are the occasions that typically bring us together, which must be why The Climb — Michael Angelo Covino’s bristling new comedy — uses them...

The first surprise was that David Fincher, Hollywood’s master-influencer of stylish, impeccably-designed thrillers, was making a movie about… the writing of a screenplay. A jarring match-up —...

Nearly 40 years after Robert B. Weide wrote a letter to Kurt Vonnegut asking for permission to make a documentary, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time will finally see its release in summer 2021. Co-directed...

In 2017, Kim Jong-nam — the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and once the favored heir apparent of their late father and former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il — was assassinated....