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“Split” represents something of a return to form — or formula — for its writer and director, M. Night Shyamalan. It’s all plot, spun into a ribbon of suspense.
What do you do with all that money when you can never spend it all? After Ray Kroc amassed a vast fortune, his third wife, Joan, gave most of it to philanthropic causes.
The movie is aimed squarely at an audience of dog lovers but the footage threatens to repel the very audience filmmakers hope to draw.
In Alain Guiraudie’s quirky hybrid of thriller, sex comedy and folk tale, a screenwriter meets a shepherdess and, voilà, a baby is born.
The site offers the theatrical equivalent of a limited run: A new movie is introduced every day, but after 30 days, it’s gone.
This largely nonverbal animated French-Belgian-Japanese coproduction, from Studio Ghibli, the home of Hayao Miyazaki, flirts with eco-mysticism.
Cosmo Feilding Mellen’s documentary suggests that two young men saw themselves as spreading transcendence one hit at a time.
Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson star in Adam Smith’s first feature, which has a mutinous energy and an absurd, knockabout charm.
The New York Times film critics review “The Red Turtle,” “Strike a Pose” and “Split."
In the third installment of this franchise, the hero and new oddball allies set out to retrieve a stolen superweapon.
This debut feature by the Mexican writer and director Emiliano Rocha Minter seems to build on the character of Coffin Joe in the 1960s films by José Mojica Marins.
This documentary contains excerpts from a film made with the help of juveniles facing trial as adults, who are confronting the possibility of life in prison.
This documentary, by Mehrdad Oskouei, depicts a female juvenile detention center in Tehran that offers a benign contrast to its residents’ outside lives.
This documentary honors the street-based work of the British artist known as Banksy, and implicitly criticizes those who would try to turn profits from it.
One of the hallmarks of this film, by Sean Brosnan, is the disjunction of the gorgeous and the gag-inducing as father and son try to kill each other.
After more than 60 years exploring the bottom of the world, Claude Lorius is a student of snow, a decoder of ice and a voice on climate change.
The “Assassin’s Creed” actor knows American audiences weren’t sold on that film, but he says he doesn’t factor in that risk when he chooses projects.
The Chinese box office attracts major studios, but the attempts to court it (“The Great Wall,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction”) have been a mixed bag.
The rags-to-riches film had its world premiere in New York, with an aptly decadent party at the Plaza hotel.
Mr. Keaton’s kinetic performance as the man who made McDonald’s what it is today doesn’t enhance the movie; it is the movie.
The director discusses a sequence from his film featuring Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch as Nick and Mac McDonald.
John Lee Hancock narrates a sequence from the film featuring Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch.
The rags-to-riches film had its world premiere in New York City, with an aptly decadent party at the Plaza hotel.
On this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the “Star Trek” actor reads Craig Bridger’s story of a pre-wedding perfectionist freakout — by the groom.
Humor and the breaking of the fourth wall helped; and, as Ryan Reynolds said, “It’s like a weird odyssey that grew out of some kind of vision board.”
Mr. Gray’s 1996 film, a study of female bonding in the face of racial injustice, comes to the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn.
The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch play the McDonald brothers in a new film about the rise of the fast-food giant and Ray Kroc.
It’s not enough to ski or bike in the new “XXX” movie. Vin Diesel and company ski-cycle through a wave. Here’s how they did it.
Against a backdrop of tense race relations, three widely praised movies should bring needed diversity to this year’s Academy Award nominations.
This documentary looks at the dancers from that singer’s film “Truth or Dare” and its influence on gay rights and awareness.
Tony Palmer’s documentary follows this singer-songwriter in an early phase of his career, during a somewhat disordered 1972 European tour.
When a song-and-dance film earns $132 million this fast, others will follow — with Emma Watson, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and Josh Gad, for starters.