In the ’80s and ’90s, artists were charged with making films seem as lurid and enticing as possible, regardless of plot.
Don’t blame her for his death, though. The constraints of storytelling sealed his fate.
Chris Pine and Casey Affleck bring stoicism to the true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue.
The buzz from this year’s festival, from the historical drama The Birth of a Nation to a bizarre comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe
Why advocates are backing away from a theoretically helpful term that’s being misused in ways big and small
The uproar the Academy’s proposed membership changes have sparked indicate how necessary they are.
The legendary director will be back on television next year, returning to a genre he helped transform.
Facing a Hollywood backlash, the Academy pledged to double its minority and women membership by 2020.
More than any other in its genre, the Oscar-nominated Hungarian film brings to life an atrocity that’s at risk of becoming an abstraction.
At 82, the celebrated actress is very much in her prime.
The actor’s nomination for his work in Creed isn’t just the result of low audience expectations.
The debut film by the Hungarian director László Nemes is a powerful, unsettling addition to the cinema of the Holocaust.
The Oscar-nominated French-Turkish film is a tender, funny, and painful portrait of five sisters fighting for their freedom.
The Transformers director Michael Bay offers a rip-roaring drama based on the 2012 events in Libya, but channels none of the complexity the subject deserved.
Through more than four decades of work on stage and screen, the English star was a definitive actor for generations of audiences.
Thoughts on this year’s Academy Award nominees
The British actor, who was perhaps best known in the U.S. for his roles in the Harry Potter films and Die Hard, was 69.
Does anyone actually care how Robin Hood got to Sherwood Forest?
Disney’s actor shortlist for a Star Wars prequel has prompted outcry from fans. They’re right to be worried.
At the Golden Globes on Sunday, a feather-ruffling host and some expletive-laden speeches elevated an awards-show standby.