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“Mac Beth” actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in “The Souvenir.”
Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry.
The R-rated thriller was No. 1 in North America with $57 million in ticket sales, by far a series best. Two other new wide-release movies flopped.
We asked the director how the franchise’s greatest sequences came to be. His answers involved phrases like “theater of pain.”
Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking.
With “A Dog’s Journey” and “John Wick: Chapter 3” in theaters, we look at how well canine stars contribute to ticket sales.
The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers.
The director Chad Stahelski discusses how an extended action sequence came together.
The “Kingsman” actor was by John’s side at the Cannes premiere of the musical biopic, then joined the singer onstage for a number.
A man and woman pretend to be a couple because of cultural pressure, and wind up falling for each other. It’s familiar, but compelling nonetheless.
The clips that had us talking include “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” “Always Be My Maybe,” “Judy” and “Angel Has Fallen.”
A new chief executive hopes that the TV and movie production business can help overcome significant difficulties elsewhere in the company.
The supercharged third installment of the hyper-violent franchise is staggeringly accomplished and wearyingly soulless.
The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman.
Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies.
Stefon Bristol’s film imagines what “Back to the Future” might look like with a black cast. The stakes turn out to be significantly higher.
The director, who is president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, says both the film industry and Netflix need to think bigger.
The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death.
Honor Swinton Byrne plays a film student navigating love and ambition in 1980s London in Joanna Hogg’s oblique and exquisite new film.
With the new comedy from Olivia Wilde, the movie mainstream is finally ready to tell jubilant stories about teenagers who happen to be lesbians.
Appropriately, the first-time feature filmmaker has made a movie about not judging others on appearances: It’s the raucous critical hit “Booksmart.”
A Shirley Jackson novel from 1962 is the basis for this fable, directed by Stacie Passon, in which the men ruin the day.
The documentary follows Christo as he creates ‘The Floating Piers,’ a three-kilometer floating walkway in Italy.
Johnny Depp rages (and raves) against the dying of the light in Wayne Roberts’s tired depiction of cancer as a liberating force.
Colonists aboard a spaceship fleeing a ruined Earth encounter unrelenting tragedy in this tastefully mounted but punishing film.
In Eddie Alcazar’s woozily incoherent sci-fi nightmare a troubled young man undergoes a gruesome transformation.
Karen Gillan and David Dastmalchian give incredible performances in Collin Schiffli’s horrifying Midwestern tragedy.
The Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi follows up his marathon “Happy Hour” with a story of love among young urbanites.
The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.
An exiled Chilean filmmaker went back in 1990 to turn his homeland’s turmoil into a series of surreal sketches.
Best known for his long tenure on “The Carol Burnett Show,” Mr. Conway was a leading non-leading man and an enduringly popular clown.
It’s a common trope in science fiction, but hives in nature are not dependent on any central node for their function.
Celebrated and misunderstood, Doris Day embodied the American mainstream and scrambled all its codes.
Ash Mayfair’s film paints a clear, unnervingly seductive picture of life in a strictly patriarchal society.
The streaming service’s films have run into intense opposition from French theater owners, but the director sees a place for them in the festival.