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Through a staging of “Uncle Vanya,” the director Ryusuke Hamaguchi creates an intimacy for his characters that lets the artifice of cinema fall away.
Steven Spielberg rediscovers the breathing, troubling essence of a classic, building a bold and current screen musical with no pretense to perfection.
The most important living American playwright has a number of new projects on the horizon — and plenty more to say about how to make and enjoy art in an era of ongoing turbulence.
La película, ambientada en un barrio neoyorquino conocido como la Pequeña República Dominicana, no incluyó a latinos de piel oscura en los papeles principales. Críticos y reporteros del…
The film, set in a New York neighborhood known as the Little Dominican Republic, didn’t cast dark-skinned Latinos in lead roles. Our writers discuss how that absence reverberates.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical comes to the screen as an exuberant and heartfelt party, directed by Jon M. Chu and starring Anthony Ramos.
Seven films that paint a portrait of America in all its contradictions, inconsistencies and outright delusions.
Lee Daniels’s hectic biopic portrays the singer as a victim of abuse, addiction and government persecution.
Denzel Washington and Rami Malek play detectives on the trail of a serial killer in John Lee Hancock’s vintage thriller.
Nothing has been normal about the last year, including the movies. The academy shouldn’t try to pretend otherwise. It should see this as an opportunity.
Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman star in a potent adaptation of August Wilson’s play
Radha Blank’s film is an intimate, epic reckoning with age, ambition and everything else.
The filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s founding-father Broadway musical arrives just in time — vital and more challenging than ever.
Going online is one answer, but it’s not so simple.
The director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Tarell Alvin McCraney and André Holland to take on the contradictions of modern sports culture.
Hollywood wants us to think that its films are for everyone, but our critics say that was never true. Still, they see a way forward.
Three New York Times critics share their reactions to the wrong best picture being announced at the awards show.
She entered popular culture as a princess in peril and endures as something much more complicated and interesting.
The film festival over the Labor Day weekend is at once more relaxed and more intense than others.
Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott answer reader questions about how they divvy up reviews, quote whores and more.