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Cinema

Emirati filmmaker unsettles traditions, exposes hidden lives

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 16:28 Last update: about 20 days ago

An Emirati filmmaker is pushing boundaries and bypassing state censors by delicately unraveling a story about a traditional Arab family grappling with issues of homosexual love, gender identity,...

Netflix's 'Death Note' gets lost in translation

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 16:29 Last update: about 20 days ago

When "Death Note" begins, we learn that Seattle teenager Light Turner has a crush on a cheerleader at his high school. So when these two would-be lovebirds finally talk for the first time and really...

Controversial film about Russian czar cleared for release

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 16:26 Last update: about 20 days ago

A historical film about the last Russian czar's affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said Thursday, a decision that follows months of disputes and angry calls for...

Warren Beatty on 'Bonnie and Clyde' at 50

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 12:33 Last update: about 28 days ago

"Bonnie and Clyde" might have indelibly captured the spirit of the anti-authoritarian'60s with a pair of devil-may-care bank robbers from the '30s. But it didn't exactly roar into theaters when it...

Review: Love, somehow, shines through 'The Glass Castle'

Friday, 1 September 2017, 12:32 Last update: about 28 days ago

Any parents of young children - or anyone thinking of hearing the pitter-patter of little feet - are urged to go to their local movie theater and see "The Glass Castle." Not as a how-to guide, mind...

'Logan Lucky' is sure to put a smile on your face

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 12:32 Last update: about 28 days ago

In his big return to film after a four-year hiatus (or retirement, if it can even be called that now), Steven Soderbergh has created a sort of cinematic bingo of his well of tricks. Heist movie?...

Jeannette Walls' life is now a major motion picture

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 12:31 Last update: about 28 days ago

Author Jeannette Walls already scraped away at the dark truths, joy and hardship of her eccentric upbringing to write her memoir "The Glass Castle." Now she's living it all over again, but this time...

Ricky Martin defends Versace murder drama as respectful

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 15:20 Last update: about 2 months ago

A roundup of news from the closing day of the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services presented details on upcoming programs. KILLING...

Robert Pattinson goes undercover in NYC for 'Good Time'

Friday, 25 August 2017, 15:19 Last update: about 2 months ago

"Good Time" is a story about one bad night gone worse. Robert Pattinson plays a small time Queens crook named Connie Nikas whose botched robbery and escape attempt lands his mentally handicapped...

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