The Present

Ava DuVernay’s Poetic ‘Queen Sugar’ Series Finale Emphasizes the Everlasting Nature of Family

After seven seasons, the Bordelon family’s journey came to an end. “Queen Sugar” signed off on Tuesday night with a poetic series finale centered around the importance of…

WTF’s Marc Maron is taping a special in NYC. We found tickets under $50.

Marc Maron, from the popular comedy podcast WTF, is filming his special at New York City’s Town Hall on Dec. 8.

British Factual Producer ITN Rebrands for First Time in Decades (EXCLUSIVE)

British producer ITN, best known for producing news programming for major U.K. broadcasters, has rebranded for the first time in decades, signalling plans to expand the brand more…

A.R. Rahman, Shekhar Kapur Talk Metaverse, VR and AI Collaboration at Goa Festival

Machines can never replace human creativity and technology should be in mankind’s service were the biggest takeaways from a heavyweight panel looking to the future of content at…

Steven Spielberg’s ‘Fabelmans’ Production Design is Invisible Art

Rick Carter’s production design on Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans” is impressive, but he worked hard to not be noticed. “With big spectacles I’ve designed, like ‘Avatar,’ it’s hard…

Weyes Blood Brings Patience and Confidence to Pandemic Reverberations in ‘And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow’: Album Review

“And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow,” the fifth album from Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, announces early on that a reckoning has arrived. Throughout 2019’s searing folk-pop triumph…

‘Poker Face’ Review: Russell Crowe Plays a High-Stakes Game Where the Rules Keep Changing

The title “Poker Face” suggests a droll, methodical cunning that unfortunately proves elusive everywhere else in Russell Crowe’s sophomore effort as writer-director. As handsomely produced as his first,…

Karol G and Romeo Santos Join 2022 Latin Grammys Lineup: Full List of Performers, Presenters and More

The Latin Recording Academy has revealed Karol G and Romeo Santos have joined as performers for the upcoming Latin Grammys, taking place on Nov. 17 at the Michelob…

‘The Kardashians’ Has a Plot-Free, Work-Obsessed Season on Hulu

The Kardashian family media approach used to be Swiss-watch precise: First, an event in the public life of the family happened, and was covered by the tabloid press…

Iranian Co-Directors of IDFA Competition Film ‘Silent House’ Banned From Leaving Iran

The Iranian co-directors of “Silent House” have been banned from leaving their country, according to a spokesman for the film, and so will be unable to travel to…

Atlas Workshops: Compelling Next Generation Projects From Morocco, Africa, the Arab World 

MARRAKECH — Running Nov. 14-17, the 5th Atlas Workshops, the industry-and-talent development program for Moroccan, Arab and African projects at the Marrakech Film Festival, is celebrating its return…