‘Winning Time’ Ends in Defeat With an Awkward, Surprise Series Finale

SPOILER ALERT: This article includes details about the Season 2 finale of “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty,” now streaming on Max. The show may have […]

‘In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon’ Review: Alex Gibney’s Documentary is Very Long and Worth Every Minute

The first thing to say about Alex Gibney’s “In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon” is that it’s three-and-a-half hours long. Normally I wouldn’t lead with that […]

Jimmy Buffett’s Greatest Hits Album Enters Top 10 for First Time Following His Death

Zach Bryan has the No. 1 album in the United States for the second week in a row, while Jimmy Buffett’s 1985 album launched to No. 4 following […]

‘The Brighton Miracle,’ With Temuera Morrison as Giant Killing Rugby Coach Eddie Jones, Picked Up by Blue Sky Media (EXCLUSIVE)

The Japan rugby union team on Sunday thrashed tournament newcomers Chile 42-12 on the first weekend of the freshly kicked-off Rugby World Cup. But in 2015, Japan were […]

David Fincher Wants ‘The Killer’ to Make Viewers ‘Very Nervous About the Person Behind Them at Home Depot’

David Fincher wants “The Killer” to make you nervous — specifically, the next time you’re shopping at Home Depot. Fincher spoke at length about the action thriller at […]

‘The Theory of Everything’ Review: A Sumptuous Homage to Hitchcock Packaged as a Metaphysical Noir 

Imagine that one of Hitchcock’s villains — say, the guy missing the tip of a pinkie in “The 39 Steps,” or the shrink who runs the institute in […]

Beyoncé Kicks Off Virgo Season in L.A. With a Pre-Birthday Celebration at SoFi Stadium: Concert Review

Los Angeles was severely depleted of its rhinestones, sequins and spandex Friday night when Beyoncé fans descended upon SoFi Stadium for the first night (of three) of her […]

‘El Conde’ Review: Pablo Larraín’s Bizarro-World Reckoning With Pinochet’s Bloodthirsty Legacy

Putting the blackened, flash-frozen heart of Chile’s undead past into a blender, blitzing it to a lumpen pulp and guzzling down the result with grimly comic relish, Pablo […]

Toronto Film ‘Not a Word’ Debuts Trailer, Director Hanna Slak Talks Truth of Mahler’s 5th Symphony: ‘You Have to Face the Darkness’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“Not a Word,” which is being sold by international sales agency Beta Cinema, will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in the competitive Platform section. […]

How ‘Moonage Daydream’ Let David Bowie Narrate His Own Documentary

How does one make a documentary about David Bowie, a prolific musician who frequently reinvented himself as a performer, sound great? That was the challenge facing the Emmy-nominated […]

Marvin Gaye Estate Releases ‘Let’s Get It On’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Featuring 20 Never-Heard Tracks

From the wah-wah guitar that opens the title track to the operatic closer “Just to Keep You Satisfied,” Marvin Gaye’s 1973 album “Let’s Get It On” expressed the […]

‘Blowback’ Podcast Season 4, Focused on America’s Involvement in Afghanistan After 9/11, Announced With Animated Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Season four of the podcast “Blowback,” co-hosted by Brendan James and Noah Kulwin, will be released on Aug. 25. The podcast is described as “a deeply reported, and […]