Generation

‘To the End’ Review: A Documentary About Trying to Change the Systems Enabling Climate Change

Unstoppable force meets immovable object in “To the End.” Rachel Lears’ documentary inspires in its portrait of youthful activists organizing to push impactful climate-change policies into American political…

‘Summering’ Review: A Gently Meandering Generation Alpha Riff on ‘Stand By Me’

On a balmy Labor Day weekend, four best friends find a dead body in the woods, the discovery marking an end of innocence as adolescence beckons. If you…

Shalini Kantayya Returns to Sundance With Doc ‘TikTok, Boom’ About the Social Media Giant

Two years ago, Shalini Kantayya was at Sundance with “Coded Bias,” a documentary about racial bias in facial recognition software, algorithms and artificial intelligence. This year the director…

‘Nothing Compares’ Review: Looking Back at the Beautiful Fury of Sinéad O’Connor

Album covers used to be mythically important — they could etch the image of a musician forever in your mind’s eye. In “Nothing Compares,” Kathryn Ferguson’s incisive and…

How ‘General Hospital’ Said Goodbye to the Iconic Luke Spencer

Early this year, “General Hospital” killed off Luke Spencer, the iconic character who was played by Anthony Geary on and off for decades. Luke’s current wife Tracy Quartermaine…

Mariano Biasin’s ‘Sublime’ Gets Trailer, Sale to Germany Ahead of Berlin World Premiere (EXCLUSIVE)

Buenos Aires-based sales agent Meikincine has dropped the trailer for “Sublime,” a film by Argentinian Mariano Biasin, which will world premiere at next month’s Berlinale, playing in Generation…

‘Fresh’ Review: Modern Dating Is a Meat Market in Twisted Rom-Com Satire

Noa hates dating, and who can blame her? All the guys she goes out with are creeps. First she has to sit through some awkward dinner, answering the…

Documentaries on the Holocaust, Zimbabwe and College Applications Among New Slate of BBC Storyville Films

The BBC’s Storyville strand, which sets out to showcase the world’s best international documentaries, has picked up a new slate of eight films. They will be screened on…

Europe Mourns – And Sings Along With – Meatloaf, Rock Icon of the 1970s

The outsize personality of U.S. rock singer Meatloaf, who died age 74, was cherished and mourned across Europe where news of his passing dampened many a breakfast table…

New Zealand to Build Digital Screen Campus at Christchurch (EXCLUSIVE)

The Christchurch, New Zealand-based University of Canterbury is to build a Digital Screen Campus, developing skills and talents necessary for a more converged media future. The development is…

‘When You Finish Saving the World’ Review: Jesse Eisenberg’s War of the Woke

To see 17-year-old Ziggy Katz (Finn Wolfhard) on the street, you’d think he was a decent kid. He says no to drugs, he livestreams milquetoast folk songs that…

BBC Studios Partners With ‘Animals’ Producer Sarah Brocklehurst, Brock Media

BBC Studios has struck a partnership deal with Brock Media, the new U.K. production company founded by “Animals” producer Sarah Brocklehurst. BBC Studios have also reserved an option…