The director stepped in when the original filmmaking team was fired. As for why he agreed to take over, well, we actually can’t print his answer.
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The upheaval of 50 years ago is hardly history at the movies — from zombies to concerns about male-dominated Hollywood, what happened continues to reverberate.
Mr. Gold was a behind-the-scenes superstar whose artwork offered moviegoers tantalizing glimpses of the raptures awaiting in the cinema darkness.
The No. 1 arrival gave 20th Century Fox a much-needed blockbuster and provided further evidence that superheroes remain box office gold.
Midway through the awards for 71st Cannes Film Festival, Asia Argento told the audience that the event was Harvey Weinstein’s “hunting ground.”
David Leitch narrates a sequence featuring Ryan Reynolds and Julian Dennison.
“Alex Strangelove,” a teenage coming-out story, is an entertaining picture with a bonus, the excellent young actress Madeline Weinstein.
The Walt Disney Company struck a deal in December to buy most of 21st Century Fox, but Comcast, which has pursued Fox in the past, thinks it has another opening.
The director turned back the clock with a version of the epic that removes previous efforts to clean it up. The idea is to watch the film as it was in 1968.
The 6-foot-6 Mr. Walker played the title role in the long-running ABC series “Cheyenne” and was also seen in movies like “The Dirty Dozen.”
For a few years in the 1970s, she was a trailblazing singer, bandleader and producer. A new documentary, “Betty: They Say I’m Different,” tells her story.
The cult indie rapper smuggled his radical anticapitalism into his biting new film ‘Sorry to Bother You.’
Ms. Morison was a star of the musical stage in “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I.”
His films and stage work angered Communist officials, but he was embraced abroad and seen as an inspiration for the Romanian New Wave.
The singer, actress and filmmaker, who is the subject of a new retrospective, says, “If I can think up something, I’ll follow through.”
Yes, there was fashion. But what stood out at the 71st Cannes Film Festival were the various demonstrations: on behalf of women, Gaza, Brazilian Indians, racial equality and more.
In Raja Gosnell’s canine comedy, a Rottweiler teams up with a human crime-fighting partner to thwart an international animal smuggling ring.
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
“Happy as Lazzaro” and “Burning” are strong entries, so it’s too bad they won’t mean much to the American box office.
Arthur Jafa’s triumphal debut consisted of a seven-minute video. Two years later, he’s back with artworks in three media on as many floors.
This documentary explores the world of Michael Zahs, a collector who locates a home — other than his — for his enormous trove of memorabilia.
Paul Schrader’s film about a tormented pastor is a study of spiritual and political despair that is a quiet cinematic revelation.
The movie, loosely based on a real murder case, is set in Poland as the police seek a killer whose crimes seemed to be detailed in a novel.
A new documentary, directed by Goran Hugo Olsson, sheds further light on Big Edie and Little Edie, with footage from 1972.
In this film from Matthew Porterfield, a just-out-of-prison young man contends with bad luck and his own unwise impulses.
The documentary interviews nine scientists in fields including astronomy and neuroscience, and asks them to reflect on their work.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church answers questions in this feature from Wim Wenders.
Four screen goddesses — Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen — play characters searching for their inner goddesses.
Find the character in the words on the page, he instructed Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, James Gandolfini, Rachel Weisz and others.
“My problem is really that I’m a crowd-pleaser,” or so says the director, who has a new movie — and a new scandal — at the Cannes Film Festival.
The latest entry in the Tom Cruise franchise features familiar faces like Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames but also newcomers to the series like Angela Bassett.
The film is a careful, effective adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel of intimacy and heartbreak, starring Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle.
England’s hardest-working actress finally gets her star moment in America, playing Mary Tyrone in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”