Monday, Sep. 30, 2019

For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in "Dolemite Is My Name," it might come as a surprise that it's actually a rather sweet and heartfelt film. "Dolemite" is not here to shock and scandalize. It's simply a loving, R-rated portrait of Rudy Ray Moore, a nobody who had the guts to...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

Forest Whitaker plays a real-life crime boss in Epix's new drama series "Godfather of Harlem" with the commanding intensity expected from him. What's less expected is the movie musical he filmed in London this summer, a U-turn for the actor who started out a singer.

"Jingle Jangle," a...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" premiered Friday at the New York Film Festival, finally raising the curtain on the director's long-awaited, 209-minute crime-drama opus.

Though the film's genre and cast, including Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, has led some to expect a gangster thriller in...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

To hear Ben Platt describe it, producer Ryan Murphy’s pitch for him to star in the new Netflix series “The Politician” had all the planning, precision and vision of a successful presidential campaign.

“He said, ‘OK, the show is called ‘The Politician.’ The character’s Peyton Hobart. This...

Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019

Meryl Streep is describing "the Darwinism of the moment" and not just because her latest film, the Steven Soderbergh-directed Panama Papers satire "The Laundromat," opens with cavemen.

She's talking about the explosion of norms and the niceties of human interaction. We're in an era, she...

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Some Netflix titles involve anguished discussion over whether the movie will also get a substantial theatrical release. This was not the case for "Between Two Ferns: The Movie."

"Netflix was like: Do we even want to put this on our platform? Maybe it should be a ringtone," jokes Zach...

Friday, Sep. 13, 2019

John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony.

The actor, nominated for his performance in the docudrama "When They See Us," is in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run of his one-man...

Monday, Sep. 2, 2019

Timothée Chalamet is already one of the most acclaimed young actors working today, but he says that the prospect playing young Henry V in "The King" was terrifying.

"It was a real challenge for me," Chalamet said Monday at the Venice International Film Festival, where the film is having...

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019

Louis Leterrier knew he'd immediately face scrutiny from superfans of "The Dark Crystal" when he became director of its prequel. After all, he's a superfan, too.

The French director calls Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 fantasy puppet feature "a jewel of creation" and says it's the main...

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019

Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service.

"The Irishman" will open theatrically Nov. 1 and begin streaming on Nov. 27...

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