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9 all-star movies that flopped hard

There are no iron-clad rules for financial and critical success in Hollywood. If there were, then no film would ever flop again.<p>A definite non-rule is 'the more stars you cast, the better your film will be' – and here's the grim evidence to prove that all-star doesn't always mean blockbuster.<p>1. …

Chloë Grace Moretz

The best documentaries of 2017

Throughout 2017 we’ve seen widening social divides as our beliefs become more entrenched, and the stories we see and share become increasingly tailored to our interests. Political unrest has been catalysed by erratic, and frustratingly binary approaches to nuanced social, economic and international …

James Baldwin

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg: 'The Tax Bill Is an Economically Indefensible Blunder'

Bloomberg Michael Bloomberg says the GOP tax bill is an "economically indefensible blunder' and that CEOs aren't waiting on a tax cut.<p>(Bloomberg …

The US Is Basically Killing Off Free Porn And Super-Fast Netflix

Porn-lovers and Netflix-bingers, we have some pretty bad news for you: it may soon be a lot more difficult for you to enjoy yourself online over in the US.<p>While the world of slow Netflix and expensive porn might seem like a hellscape to some, it's now a potential reality in the US after the Federal …

Net Neutrality

Oil Peeks Above $57 a Barrel Amid Conflicting Signals on Glut

Crude rose after one of the most-influential voices in world oil markets issued mixed signals about the direction of supply and demand.<p>Futures closed …

Oil

To fix inequality, look to EU-style policies : study

EU-style policies are the best-suited to reduce global inequality and poverty, a report by a team of economists said Thursday, warning of catastrophe …

Cannes Film Festival 2017: Best Picks with The Hollywood Reporter's Chief Film Critic | THR

From Cannes to Oz: 7 Must See Features For Film Lovers

The 64th Sydney Film Festival (7-18 June) has just announced some exciting news for Australian film lovers. Sydney audiences will be the first in the …

A sharp new book lets ’70s B-movies tell the story of an under-seen America

Given the often years-long development time, movies are not a great barometer for of-the-moment attitudes and zeitgeist-hitting relevance. In …

Terry Gilliam Has Finally Wrapped Production on His 17-Year DON QUIXOTE Movie

Chaos often reigns in the world of filmmaker Terry Gilliam, whose fights with distributors and producers over movies like <i>Brazil</i> and <i>The Brothers Grimm</i> …

Netflix Chief Ted Sarandos Uncensored: Why Blockbusters Are Doomed (Exclusive)

EmmyWrap magazine: Executive says “Beauty and the Beast” might be last billion-dollar movie ever in wide-ranging chat<p><i>A version of this cover story</i> …

From ‘Twin Peaks’ to Art Basel Sneakers: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Art World<p>See what you missed.<p>,<p>David Lynch as Gordon Cole in <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>. Photo courtesy Showtime.<p><b>BEST</b><p>A new cookbook reveals how Tauba …

An incendiary American Gods turns the god of fire to the god of firepower

“What the fuck areyou?” Laura asks Mad Sweeney in “A Murder Of Gods.” “I mean, what the fuck are <i>any</i> of you, but first tell me, what the fuck are …

‘Saturday Night Live’: The Most Memorable Moments This Season

Alec Baldwin pursing his lips, squinting his eyes, saying “Jina.” Melissa McCarthy plowing a podium into a crowd of reporters. Kate McKinnon pivoting from a self-absorbed Hillary Clinton to a deer-in-the-headlights Kellyanne Conway.<p>As “Saturday Night Live” wraps up its 42nd season this weekend, …

The Best Movies of 2016

<i>The film critics of The New York Times — Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden — share their picks for the best movies of the year.</i><p><b>Manohla Dargis</b><p>It was the best of times, it was — well, you know. “Captain America: Civil War” and “The Purge: Election Year” may sound like the zeitgeist, but …

At the Cannes Film Festival, Celebrating the Old and the New

The number may not have the official ring of a diamond anniversary, but the Cannes Film Festival presents its 70th edition with a selection worth celebrating. The festival includes a formidable slate of luminaries while embracing new directorial faces, commemorating past selections in Cannes …

What’s Playing at Cannes

Here are a few of the films, in various categories, expected to attract attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week.<p><b>“THE BEGUILED”</b> In Sofia Coppola’s Civil War drama, a wounded Yankee soldier (Colin Farrell) settles in at a Southern girls’ boarding school to recover. The hothouse atmosphere …

Oscars 2017: Where to Stream the Nominated Movies

<i>Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation website.</i><p>The bulk of this year’s Academy Awards contenders (see the full list here) was released late in 2016, and as is often the case, so many of the most-nominated films are still in theaters. But several nominated live-action, …

Oscar Nominations 2017: 14 for ‘La La Land,’ and 6 for Black Actors

LOS ANGELES — Oscar voters showered the neo-musical “La La Land” with 14 nominations on Tuesday, a tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most in Academy Award history. But the academy also moved past two #OscarsSoWhite years by honoring six black actors — a record — and including diverse …

Twin Peaks Review: Was the 21st-Century Update of David Lynch's Show Worth the Wait?

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“Twin Peaks: The Return” Episodes 3 and 4: David Lynch Is Back

He’s back. The David Lynch who invented a cinematic tone that’s instantly recognizable as a personal signature and a vision of the world—as opposed to the David Lynch who let the power of his imagination become a style and a signature that took the place of a world view—has made his return in the …

Beyond The Meme: Revisiting ‘Scanners’

Scanning one of David Cronenberg’s most popular, most flawed films.<p>Memory is a funny thing. Not funny, “haha,” so much, but funny in that hilariously …

John Lasseter

Re-enter The Void! The greatest 80s throwback horror movies you need to watch

As if last year’s nostalgia-infused sensation Stranger Things didn’t make it clear enough, the world is currently going mad for all things eighties. …

RABID Redux: Making The Case For Remaking Cronenberg

“Why don’t they remake BAD movies?”<p>How often have you heard that chestnut? The answer is obvious: bad movies, being bad and all, tend to not develop …

‘American Gods’ Review: Starz’s Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman Novel Simply Divine

Starz’s cunning adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel <i>American Gods</i> may be the most ambitious and successful series the premium cabler has launched since …

SWITCH. | Win: Shivers - David Cronenberg's shocking debut

'Shivers' is an intensely claustrophobic, subversive masterpiece and an essential entry in the oeuvre of one of the horror genre's most gifted …

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