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Movie Review: Emotional complexity, melodramatic wit and masterful acting in ‘May December’

Movie Review: Emotional complexity, melodramatic wit and masterful acting in ‘May December’

There is hardly a false note in “ May December, ” an audaciously self-aware, mischievously funny and emotionally complex drama that defies simple categorization.
Netflix signs first-look film project deal with Montreal's Attraction

Netflix signs first-look film project deal with Montreal's Attraction

Netflix plans to build up its library of Québécois programming under a new agreement with Montreal-based production house Attraction. The U.S.
Movie Review: Taika Waititi's 'Next Goal Wins' is a sweet, frothy diversion but no knee slide

Movie Review: Taika Waititi's 'Next Goal Wins' is a sweet, frothy diversion but no knee slide

In “Next Goal Wins,” a soccer coach comes from far away to lead a hapless group of athletes. He's a fish-out-of-water type, ill-suited for the job, but rises to the occasion and everyone feels good at the end.
Japanese actor-director Kitano says his new film explores homosexual relations in the samurai world

Japanese actor-director Kitano says his new film explores homosexual relations in the samurai world

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano says he wanted his new film “Kubi” to show the world of samurai in ways that mainstream movies have rarely done before, by portraying the homosexual, love-hate relationship of warlords in one of Jap
Review: The Hunger Games return in 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' with the odds in its favor

Review: The Hunger Games return in 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' with the odds in its favor

Two hours and 37 minutes is pretty long for a “ballad,” but you can’t call it “The Hunger Games: The Three-Cycle Opera of Songbirds and Snakes” now, can you? Concision was never much in favor in the four “Hunger Games” films, which reached a seeming
‘The Marvels’ melts down at the box office, marking a new low for the MCU

‘The Marvels’ melts down at the box office, marking a new low for the MCU

NEW YORK (AP) — Since 2008’s “Iron Man,” the Marvel machine has been one of the most unstoppable forces in box-office history. Now, though, that aura of invincibility is showing signs of wear and tear.
America Ferrera urges for improved Latino representation in film during academy keynote

America Ferrera urges for improved Latino representation in film during academy keynote

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a room filled with several influential Hollywood figures, “Barbie” star America Ferrera used her platform to address an ongoing industry issue: Latino representation in film.
Ava DuVernay says 'deeply meaningful' to mark end to Hollywood strikes in Toronto

Ava DuVernay says 'deeply meaningful' to mark end to Hollywood strikes in Toronto

TORONTO — Trailblazing director Ava DuVernay said Thursday she was “overjoyed” to learn the Hollywood actors’ strike had ended while she was in Toronto to help salute Viola Desmond, calling the news “deeply meaningful” to happen while christening a n
'Timing couldn't have been better': Cineplex hails actors strike end after record Q3

'Timing couldn't have been better': Cineplex hails actors strike end after record Q3

TORONTO — Canada’s largest movie chain had plenty of reasons to celebrate on Thursday. On top of Cineplex Inc.
Denys Arcand on lampooning political correctness with ‘Testament’

Denys Arcand on lampooning political correctness with ‘Testament’

Veteran filmmaker Denys Arcand is having a change of heart. “My energy comes from the public, which is absolutely wonderful,” the 82-year-old Québécois director says in a video call from Montreal.
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