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Louis C.K. Drops a Comeback Special

Louis C.K. Drops a Comeback Special

On Saturday, with audiences largely quarantined in their homes because of the coronavirus, and comics putting on a six-hour benefit…
Film Treasures, Streaming Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Film Treasures, Streaming Courtesy of the Library of Congress

One of the world’s oldest films, “Sneeze,” is a gift that keeps on giving. Shot in 1894 and about as…
How Do You Make a Film for a Museum and Pornhub? Ask Leilah Weinraub

How Do You Make a Film for a Museum and Pornhub? Ask Leilah Weinraub

All of that was scaffolding for Hood by Air, with its image-bursting vision of who counted as fashion. “Like Shakedown,…
With Baseball Benched, These Movies Make Good Relievers

With Baseball Benched, These Movies Make Good Relievers

Opening Day has come and gone, and there’s no sign when Major League Baseball will return with new games. But…
Your Short Film of the Day

Your Short Film of the Day

We’re stuck at home, obsessing about the news, worrying about our families, worrying about our job situation. We need a…
Now Playing Nightly on Instagram: Sketch Comedy’s Newest Star

Now Playing Nightly on Instagram: Sketch Comedy’s Newest Star

On her podcast, Stalter plays a version of herself that’s harsher than any of her characters, a fame-hungry nobody who…
Lucia Bosé, Whose Acting Was Interrupted by Marriage, Dies at 89

Lucia Bosé, Whose Acting Was Interrupted by Marriage, Dies at 89

Lucia Bosé, an Italian actress in neorealist films of the 1950s who walked away from her career to marry the…
‘Uncorked’ Review: A Fresh Take on the Father-Son Drama

‘Uncorked’ Review: A Fresh Take on the Father-Son Drama

In “Uncorked,” now streaming on Netflix, the father-son drama gets a refreshing upgrade. Elijah (Mamoudou Athie), a scattered but well-meaning…
Select Film Festivals and Indie Movies Figure Out Online Access

Select Film Festivals and Indie Movies Figure Out Online Access

The coronavirus pandemic scuttled South by Southwest and delayed the Cannes Film Festival. Niche releases never got a chance to…
Jeremy Marre, Documentarian of World Music, Is Dead at 76

Jeremy Marre, Documentarian of World Music, Is Dead at 76

Jeremy Peter Marre was born in London on Oct. 7, 1943. His father, Ivan Marre, was a dermatologist; his mother,…
8 Big-Studio Movies Coming to Your Home

8 Big-Studio Movies Coming to Your Home

“The Invisible Man” was a hit in theaters just last month. Now it hopes to be a hit in your…
Suzy Delair, French Star of Movies and Music Halls, Dies at 102

Suzy Delair, French Star of Movies and Music Halls, Dies at 102

Suzy Delair, a French film actress and music-hall singer best known for her 1940s thrillers directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, her…
Cannes Film Festival Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

Cannes Film Festival Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

The Cannes Film Festival has been postponed to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. The event, one of the world’s…
Tonie Marshall Dies at 68; French Filmmaker Took On Sexism

Tonie Marshall Dies at 68; French Filmmaker Took On Sexism

Tonie Marshall, a French-American filmmaker and actress and the only female director to win a César award, France’s equivalent of…
What to Watch, Listen to and Cook During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

What to Watch, Listen to and Cook During Your Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

It is a bad time. Many people across the globe are sick with coronavirus. Those who aren’t are being encouraged…
The Last Picture Show? Moviegoers Cautiously Take a Seat

The Last Picture Show? Moviegoers Cautiously Take a Seat

They were told not to go to their schools or offices. Concerns about long lines and shortages had discouraged them…
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