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‘Really Love’ Review: A D.C. Couple Appreciate – and Create – Black Art

Isaiah (Kofi Siriboe) and Stevie (Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing) don’t meet cute in “Really Love.” They meet with understated beauty, at a time in their lives when ardor and connection…

‘On The Water’ Review: A Tender Coming-of-Age Story From Estonia

A poignant script, attractive production design and appealing performances bring something fresh to familiar coming-of-age tropes in “On the Water.” Estonia’s submission for the international feature Oscar, the…

Oscar International Race Packed With Powerhouse Contenders From Over 90 Countries

These are the submissions for the international film Oscar by country. The deadline for entries was Nov. 1. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced Dec. 21…

‘Harry Potter’ Turns 20: Director Chris Columbus on Working With Young Daniel Radcliffe and Why He Wants to Adapt ‘The Cursed Child’

More than two decades ago, “Harry Potter” mania was at an all-time high. The fervor that surrounded J.K. Rowling’s fantasy novel about a bespectacled boy who finds out…

‘Red Notice’ Review: Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot Compete in an Elaborate Easter Egg Hunt

Lifting its title from Interpol’s most-wanted list, “Dodgeball” director Rawson Marshall Thurber’s twisty treasure-hunt lark “Red Notice” blurs the lines between good guys and bad guys, and instead…

Facebook’s Meta Reboot: Do We Really Want to Live in Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse?

The metaverse is coming, according to Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook who is now trying to reinvent the company under a new name: Meta Platforms. In a…

‘Succession’ Renewed for Season 4 by HBO

HBO announced Tuesday that it has renewed “Succession” for a fourth season — not that there was any doubt of that, but it’s nice to know it’s official.…

‘Succession’ Lets the Roy Siblings Come to an Unusual Detente for ‘Mass in Time of War’

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t watched “Mass in Time of War,” the second episode of the third season of HBO’s “Succession.” The longest week of…

Film and TV Crews Pack Up Their Tools in Anticipation of a Strike

Film and TV workers left the job site on Friday uncertain of when they would return, as negotiators were expected to work through the weekend in hopes of…

Carlotta Films Preps Pasolini, Tarr Showcases, Readies Restored Releases of Truffaut, Tanaka Films

Paris-based Carlotta Films, a leading player in the distribution of heritage cinema, is preparing a number of major releases next year, including a retrospective of Pier Paolo Pasolini…

Lumière Festival’s Classic Film Market Sees Growing Interest in Heritage Cinema From New Players

The Lumière Festival’s International Classic Film Market (MIFC) in Lyon, France, bows Tuesday, again bringing together distributors, exhibitors, streamers, TV programmers, film restorers and festival reps for one…

Central Partnership’s Vadim Vereschagin Maps Future Plans, Global Outlook for Russian Production and Distribution Giant

When the Soyuz MS-19 spaceship blasts off from Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome on Oct. 5, bound for the International Space Station, Vadim Vereschagin – CEO of production and distribution…