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‘Jeen-yus’ Review: Kanye West Documentary Chronicles an Inspiring Rise, Followed by a Long, Polarizing Plateau

Netflix’s epic Kanye West documentary, “Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy,” will unfold in three feature-length parts, as the subtitle promises. (The first part premiered Sunday in the Sundance Film…

Why Meat Loaf Mattered: A Salute to Horsepower, Hormones and Heft

Among Meat Loaf’s critical defenders — which, as you may have realized if you’ve paid much attention over the years, is a very niche market in the world…

Sally Wainwright, Claudia Winkleman, ‘Top Gear’ Hosts to Feature at Virtual BBC Studios Showcase 2022

BBC Studios has unveiled the line-up for its annual Showcase and it includes creatives such as “Happy Valley” creator Sally Wainwright and the hosts of “Top Gear.” The…

‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Review: A Quintessential Dude With Attitude and Crush on Older Woman Sundance Film. That’s a Good and Not So Good Thing

He’s a cha cha real smooth talker. He’s 22, tall and handsome with a beard, but not a scruffy hipster beard — more like a post-millennial, post-ironic traditional…

Women Directors Could Set an Oscar Record in Screenplay Categories (and More)

The fight for women to be recognized for their directorial achievements stretches back for decades, but, too often, the screenwriters aren’t given that same spotlight. However, this year…

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Star James Snyder Fired From Broadway Show After Independent Investigation

James Snyder, the star of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” has been fired from the hit Broadway play in the wake of a cast member complaint about…

‘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…

‘A House Made of Splinters’ Review: A Heart-Tugging Documentary Portrait of Children in Limbo

In the same way that children at slumber parties share ghost stories after dark, a group of young boys regale each other with tales of horror in their…

PIDS Enghien Showcases the Latest Trends in the French VFX Sector

Over recent years France has established itself as a key hub for VFX work, driven by the talent and creativity of local players and extensive public support schemes.…

How Jennifer Hudson and ‘Respect’ Could Set a Record for Black Women at the Oscars

Jennifer Hudson’s name is already written in the Academy Awards history books. At 25, she became the youngest Black woman to ever win an acting Oscar for her…

‘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…

Stephen Sondheim left behind an estate worth an estimated $75 million

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim left behind an estate estimated to be worth as much as $75 million to his husband, charities and a dozen other friends, court papers show.