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Tom Cruise, #GentleMinions Mania and the Endurance of ‘Elvis’: How Summer Movie Season Rebounded From COVID

Movie theaters owe a debt of gratitude to Tom Cruise, who wouldn’t dare to let Paramount Pictures release his decades-in-the-making sequel “Top Gun: Maverick” on a streaming service…

‘Justified’ Gun Fight: Crew Member Recalls PA Dodging Gunfire and Hearing Shots on Set

Crew members who were on the set of FX’s “Justified: City Primeval” have spoken out after production was halted in Chicago when two cars engaged in a gunfight…

‘She Said’ Trailer: Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Assault Is Uncovered in Film Starring Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan

The hunt to bring down Harvey Weinstein is on in the first trailer for “She Said,” a dramatic adaptation of the book by Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor.…

‘Yellowstone’ snubbed by Emmy voters in unprecedented dis

Cable TV’s biggest series, “Yellowstone,” and its star, Kevin Costner, failed to snare a single Emmy nomination Tuesday morning — a head-scratcher that makes no sense, even in the inscrutable WTF? world of the TV Academy and its voters.

‘Year of the Shark’ Is More Than Just a Shark Movie, French Filmmakers the Boukherma Twins Say

Sea, quiet and sun. A holidaymaker on his paddleboard. In a few minutes, this idyllic picture is shattered: the man is knocked off his board into the water,…

Why ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Thrived at the Box Office While ‘Lightyear’ Flailed

Box office watchers were worried that family audiences had all but forgotten about movie theaters… until Gru and his mischievous yellow friends came along. As it turns out,…

The Rise of #Gentleminions: Why Gen-Z Is Wearing Suits to See ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

Imagine a family outing to the movie theater like any other. A parent drives their kids to the air-conditioned multiplex, shells out some cash for a large popcorn…

Why Isn’t ‘Elvis’ a Home Run? Because It’s Not Actually Baz Luhrmann-ish Enough (Column)

Reading the reviews of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” one would be forgiven for thinking that it must be some madly baroque spectacle of exquisite excess, the sort of thing…

‘R.M.N.’ Review: Cristian Mungiu’s Nightmarish Naturalism Detonates a Scabrous Social-Division Drama

The title is not, in the end, some kind of code for “Romania.” But if it were, it would be appropriate: The enormous, troubling, intricately pessimistic “R.M.N.” from…

The dangerous life of Hitler’s taste testers: ‘They could die at every meal’

A new off-Broadway show, “H*tler’s Tasters,” is inspired by the young German women employed by the Nazis to prevent Hitler from being poisoned.

Ashley Judd weeps over mom Naomi’s death: ‘I’m sorry she couldn’t hold on’

Naomi Judd’s daughters — Wynonna and Ashley — fought through the tears to honor their late mom at Sunday’s Country Music Hall of Fame induction.

Judds Inducted Into Country Hall of Fame in Tearful Ceremony a Day After Naomi’s Death

The Judds were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame Sunday evening in Nashville, in an emotional medallion ceremony that went on as scheduled the day after…