Martin Scorsese

Ranking the 20 Best Movie Musicals of All Time, From ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ to ‘Lemonade’

This list of movie musicals is all singing, all dancing, all fun — because we could all stand to have some upbeat entertainment.<p>The musical often …

Entertainment

The Disney Deal Is a Disaster for Superhero Movies

In theory, superhero fans should be delighted by Thursday’s news that Disney, in one one of the biggest corporate deals in history, is acquiring most …

Comics

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Age of Innocence’ and More Join Criterion Collection in March 2018

Carl Theodor Dreyer's "The Passion of Joan of Arc," Volker Schlöndorff's "Baal," and more will also be joining The Criterion Collection in …

Entertainment

New York’s Famed Lincoln Plaza Arthouse Theatre Scheduled To Close In January

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> The Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, a temple of the arthouse movie scene in New York for 30 years, is at the end of its lease and is scheduled to …

Entertainment Industry

Disney’s massive Fox acquisition is all about defeating Netflix

Disney’s $52.4 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox includes a never-ending list of A-list media properties, including <i>The Simpsons, Avatar</i>, and the X-Men. But the most important name in the deal is nowhere to be found in the press release.<p>Netflix, which started out as a repository for other …

TV

Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

(CNN) -- Media icon Oprah Winfrey is set to be feted at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.<p>She will be honored with the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award, …

African-American News

Free Fire

Although Martin Scorsese is listed as one of the executive producers, Free Fire actually seems to exude more of the DNA from Reservoir Dogs. This …

Armie Hammer

Yes, There Were Other Movies in 1997 That Weren't 'Titanic'

A look back at Cameron's juggernaut, Spielberg's fascinating misfire, and Marty's 'Kundun.'<p><i>The fall of 1997 was, simply put, one of the most remarkable movie-going seasons of our time:</i> Boogie Nights. Jackie Brown. The Sweet Hereafter. Wag The Dog. Eve's Bayou. Good Will Hunting. The Ice Storm. …

Bill Paxton

Can ‘The Post’ or ‘The Shape of Water’ break Oscars curse against December releases?

The Oscars ostensibly award the best movies of the year, but they usually end up honoring the best movies of the fall. That’s when studios tend to …

Entertainment

NASA Says the Best Meteor Shower of the Year Is Tonight. Here’s the Forecast.

The Geminid meteor shower alights tonight (the night of December 13 into the morning of December 14), providing its best show around 2am local time. …

Space

Sag Harbor Cinema is ready to be rebuilt

The Sag Harbor Cinema’s been saved.<p>A group headed by artist April Gornik — the Sag Harbor Partnership — that aimed to buy the beloved cinema after it …

Hamptons

Watch a rare deleted scene from Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket

Back in 1996, Wes Anderson announced himself as an exciting new voice in America’s burgeoning indie film scene, adapting his earlier short film into …

Filmmaking

SAG Awards winners usually have an even shot at Best Picture Oscar, but this year isn’t usual

Going by the past voting pattern of the Screen Actors Guild, the chances are nearly 50/50 that the winner among nominees announced Wednesday for …

Entertainment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

A triumph of comic irreverence and dramatic purpose, Episode VIII dazzles like the sci-fi saga hasn't in decades.<p>Rolling up with the kind of …

Star Wars

These books command, not capture, your attention

The new Chris Ware book has sat beside my desk for weeks. It's been tough to miss. It's about a foot-and-a-half tall with a canary-yellow spine, and …

Entertainment

Watch: How 6 of the Best Shots in Movie History Use Camera Movement

Discover how six of the most common camera moves created some of the most classic shots of all time.<p>What separates the art of photography from cinema …

Filmmaking

Every DCEU Film In Development That Isn't On WB's Official Slate

Ben Affleck first teased Deathstroke’s inclusion in <i>Justice League</i> in August 2016, with Zack Snyder teasing the character’s involvement in the project …

Batman

The 7 best bets for the winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar - Salon.com

The shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar will be released this month. This year has been the most competitive ever with 92 submissions. Six countries — Haiti, Honduras, Laos, Mozambique, Senegal, and Syria — each submitted a film for the first time.<p>While it’s always “an honor to be …

Angelina Jolie

How Disney California Adventure and Japanese Theme Parks Could Inform a 13th Disney Park

Disney currently operates 12 theme park properties around the world, not counting water parks. In the early days of Disney California Adventure, …

Walt Disney Company

Updated DC Movie Slate Revealed; Some Major Projects Absent

Warner Bros. has revealed an updated slate for its DC Extended Universe, and the studio has left out some surprising films.<p><b>RELATED: The DCEU Is More</b> …

Comics

Warner Bros. Doesn't Adjust Film Slate in Response to Justice League

<b>Justice League</b>‘s disappointing box office performance has put a lot of pressure on Warner Bros., but it seems the studio has no plans to change their …

Superheroes

Hugh Grant: “In My Fantasy World, I’m In A Scorsese Film”; Actor Talks Career At BAFTA Event

“The films I like best really involve a lot of violence and death, so in my fantasy world, I’m in a Martin Scorsese film,” said Hugh Grant at a …

Award Shows

The 10 Worst Movies Rated Higher Than 7.0 on IMDb

IMDb’s ratings, voted on by the internet-surfing public, usually end up representing the majority opinion fairly well. With so many votes cast by the …

Movies

Why Annihilation Going Straight to Netflix Matters

<i>This article comes from Den of Geek UK.</i><p>Only a few days ago, we placed <b>Annihilation</b> at the top of our most anticipated films of 2018 list. First, …

Movies

The Careers Famous Directors Almost Had

In honor of Judd Apatow’s new stand-up special, we look back at the professional paths world-class directors flirted with — and how they informed the …

Judd Apatow

How Supreme’s Box Logo Became an Iconic Design

<i>The Supreme Weekly is a regular column examining and breaking down the influences behind the brand’s weekly drops, courtesy of our resident Supreme</i> …

Fashion

Silence

Seventeenth-century feudal Japan wasn’t exactly fertile ground for sowing the seeds of Christianity. For the Jesuit priests who went there to bring …

Akira Kurosawa

Losing the Thread

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film is dazzling and frustrating.<p>A friend recalls that when Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2014 film <i>Inherent Vice</i> was to be shown …

Phantom Thread

Al Pacino & Jack Nicholson Take Feud To The Grave

1 of 6<p>Photo credit: Getty/BACKGRID<p>2 of 6<p>Al is seen here playing the notorious labor leader in Martin Scorsese's new movie "The Irishman" — just like …

Jack Nicholson

This Huge Oscars' Gender Inequality Problem Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight For Years

Because so much of history is recorded through the eyes of men (typically straight and white), that perspective has become to be considered …

The Oscars