The first-time nominees Sufjan Stevens and Mary J. Blige join repeat nominees in a category that has always been a mash-up of hits, snoozers and misfires.
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The director Ryan Coogler and the castmates Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira see personal and political potency in Marvel’s first black superhero film.
Ryan Coogler narrates a sequence from his film featuring Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa, a.k.a. Black Panther.
The actress, an awards favorite for her unflinching turn in “I, Tonya,” talks about sexual harassment and the unlikely perks of working with fowl.
Psychoanalysts play mind games (and more) with a vulnerable young woman in François Ozon’s thriller.
The director Ali Soozandeh uses rotoscoping, a form of animation, in this ensemble piece involving a prostitute, a judge and a musician, among others.
The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in Brooklyn is examining the new golden age of horror, as films like “Get Out” strike the raw nerves exposed by Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.
With an indie-rock past, he blended elements of electronic and classical music in his scores for “The Theory of Everything,” “Sicario” and “Arrival.”
The raunchy “Fifty Shades Freed” and cuddly “Peter Rabbit” were No. 1 and No. 2 at the weekend box office. Clint Eastwood’s latest film was a soft third.
Next week, AMC Empire 25 in Times Square will be home to a music and video festival that includes the Sun Ra Arkestra and JLin.
FilmStruck’s Criterion Channel debuts a revelatory restoration of a horror classic.
The film is expected to take in at least $250 million worldwide this weekend, disproving the notion that movies rooted in black culture cannot be global blockbusters.
In the 1930s and '40s, great black actors like Theresa Harris and Clarence Muse were often marginalized in servile Hollywood roles. But the artistry of their performances still stood out.
Our guide to film series and special screenings happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
A coal miner’s son, he had a long theater, film and TV career, but he was best known as the rebellious antihero in John Osborne’s “Look Back in Anger.”
A primer of the books and films to get you ready for the Broadway opening of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two.”
Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.
Wes Anderson’s new movie opens a festival that will showcase nearly 400 films. In the face of rising criticism, the event’s director says he’s focused on the audience.
Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson lend their voices to the long-awaited sequel from Brad Bird, writer-director of the original 2004 hit.
Valeska Grisebach’s film evokes a classic American genre to tease out the contradictions of modern European capitalism.
In Mark Pellington’s film, mourners get a helping hand in parting with cherished objects.
In this debut feature from the writer and director Sophie Brooks, Ms. Mamet unwittingly moves into the Brooklyn brownstone where her ex lives.
The filmmaking is point-and-shoot rudimentary, yet this anecdotal movie about drug dealers and their troubles can be oddly persuasive.
Sally Potter directs a very fine cast in a would-be comedy about a calamitously bad evening.
Set in 1953, when the country was under French colonial rule, the story takes place on a plantation that harbors shameful secrets — and an apparition.
The latest film from Aardman Animations celebrates the essential silliness of Homo sapiens. There’s soccer, too.
Meet the people whose goal is to disrupt the stereotypes of cosplay.
This week, the couple that co-wrote their love story for “The Big Sick” tells the story of a parent who shows her love through leftovers.
We get it now! From the music to the film’s messages and the experience of watching it with loved ones, fans see what critics can’t.
Spying is rich fodder for fiction and movies. But entertainment exaggerates, even when it’s created by real secret agents.
“We’ve stopped having the idea that theater is essentially a literary form,” said Chris Goode, who adapted “Jubilee” from Derek Jarman’s film.
A flying wolf, a Godzilla-size gorilla and a giant crocodile are among his co-stars in the new action film, due in April.
Designers auctioned off outfits inspired by the superhero film. VFiles combined a rave with a photo shoot at Terminal 5.
The Evolve Entertainment Fund, announced on Monday, would fund 150 internships to put women and people of color get on track for a career in film.
As children express fandom for Marvel’s latest superhero, parents face new questions about race, cultural appropriation and permission.
New York’s attorney general has sued the Weinstein Company, delaying a sale, to ensure that victims of abuse are compensated. Will his tactic backfire?
“Forever and a Day,” a new James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz, who wrote his first Bond in 2015, is due in Britain on May 31.
Tom McGregor, a villain who has food allergies, goes into anaphylaxis when rabbits fire a blackberry into his mouth. Some parents said it set a poor example.
Ryan Coogler’s film is a vivid re-imagination of something black Americans have cherished for centuries — Africa as a dream of our wholeness, greatness and self-realization.
Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit alleging the studio and its founders violated state and city laws barring gender discrimination and sexual harassment.