Amazon will buy MGM. Cool. But why does the tech giant have a streaming video service at all?
Emma Stone plays a notorious Disney villain in this spotty origin story.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, while diminished, commanded a premium price, with Amazon seeking to bolster its crucial Prime membership offering.
The comedian and actor, who battles zombies in “Army of the Dead,” talks about why she hopes Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell never break up, and more.
Mr. Cena, a star of the newest “Fast and Furious” movie, posted a video apology in Mandarin, saying, “I’m really sorry. You have to understand that I love and respect China.”
He will play a detective in the movie, directed by Franco Nero, in what is believed to be his first film since sexual assault allegations started surfacing in 2017.
After decades of game-to-film flops, a new effort, led by Sony, aims to adapt big PlayStation and Xbox franchises for movies and TV.
As he turns 80, don’t be fooled by his serious music. From the start, his work has been filled with a cockeyed humor that can range from corny jokes to dark wit.
A film adaptation of J.T. Rogers’s Tony-winning play airs on HBO. And several specials recognize the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder.
You talkin’ to me… in German?
New deepfake technology allows Robert De Niro to deliver his famous line from Taxi Driverin flawless German—with realistic lip movements and facial expressions. The AI software manipulates an actor’s lips and facial expressions to make them convincingly match the speech of someone speaking the same lines in a different language. The artificial-intelligence-based tech could reshape the movie industry, in both alluring and troubling ways.
The technology is related to deepfaking, which uses AI to paste one person’s face onto someone else. It promises to allow directors to effectively reshoot movies in different languages, making foreign versions less jarring for audiences and more faithful to the original. But the power to automatically alter an actor’s face so easily might also prove controversial if not used carefully.
These recent tales of dystopia and more will keep you pondering.
This is a story about the old Space Jam website — from 1996 to infinity.
In a rare feat, three locally made movies are the biggest hits in Australia, thanks in part to stars intent on homegrown stories. It only took a pandemic.
Zack Snyder’s zombies-in-Vegas extravaganza is an exhausting pivot from brilliant to boring, accomplished to shambolic.
This film from Anders Refn shows how a Danish family in the 1940s justifies its complicity with the Nazis.
Devastated by the Rodney King verdict decades ago, our critic refused to view the video of Floyd’s murder. But she found solace in the art it inspired.
The industry was decimated by the pandemic, with theaters shut across the country and new films delayed by Hollywood studios. But now cinemas are ready to fill up their seats again. Will audiences follow?
We comb through the streaming services to find some options you might have missed.
The streamer hopes that by turning adaptations of the R.L. Stine series into weekly film events, audiences will stay glued to the screen.
It’s been more than a year since the film he wrote and directed was originally set for release. Now, as the sequel to the 2018 hit reaches theaters, Hollywood is holding its breath.
Two-thirds of characters reflect stereotypes, and just 3.4 percent of movies had leads or coleads who were Asians or Pacific Islanders, the study of 1,300 movies found.
Mr. Grodin, who also appeared on Broadway in “Same Time, Next Year,” wrote books and had his own talk show, was especially adept at deadpan comedy.
In Christoph Waltz’s film, a grifter takes Washington.
A deal would add Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s 4,000 films to Amazon’s streaming library, including the James Bond, Rocky and “Legally Blonde” franchises.
Jason Kilar was named chief executive of WarnerMedia just last year, but now he is negotiating his departure after being sidelined by David Zaslav, the longtime leader of Discovery.
AT&T’s WarnerMedia group is merging with the reality programmer Discovery. What does that mean for your favorite shows?
HBO debuts a new version of the therapy drama “In Treatment.” And a PBS documentary looks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Analysts expected Disney+ to reach 109 million subscribers in Disney’s most recent financial quarter, but the streaming service fell short, landing at 103.6 million. The shortfall resulted in lower revenues than expected for the company and a small stock price stumble.
Alongside word that Netflix also saw fairly slow growth in its quarter, the news suggests that there is, in fact, a limit to the explosive growth that streaming platforms have experienced amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Still, Disney is staying the course with its current strategy of pumping out TV series in established Disney brands like Marvel and Star Wars, as well as releasing new motion pictures on the platform at the same time they premiere in theaters.
This month’s picks include the animated “New Gods: Nezha Reborn,” the neo-western “Pixie” and the fantastical “Super Me,” the crime thriller “Adverse” and the comic “Get the Goat.”
Amy Adams plays a reclusive psychologist who witnesses a crime in a glossy new Netflix thriller.
Recent films dive into the profound grief experienced by so many families. What do they still get wrong?
Directed by Stephen Johnson, this western set in Australia doesn’t follow the expected narrative.
Alain Delon, Romy Schneider and Jane Birkin are among the reasons this restoration of a French thriller is worth watching.
“There Is No Evil,” which won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival last year, is one of the most kinetic films ever made in secret.
This thriller starring Angelina Jolie takes its time but doesn’t waste any time.
The Dutch documentarian Joris Postema’s Congo-set film aims to reckon with neocolonialism.
Seven films that paint a portrait of America in all its contradictions, inconsistencies and outright delusions.
In his long career as an actor, producer and director, he worked with some of the best-known names in show business, even if his own was barely recognized.
The group that was once assailed by the F.C.C. steadily gained influence in Hollywood over the years until scrutiny of its practices and lack of diversity led NBC to say it would not air its show in 2022.
A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets; this is mine.
The group behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been under pressure for its lack of Black members and its financial practices.
Films about South Africa once focused on apartheid, but a new generation of directors and producers is making hits about modern life and love for global audiences.
An ESPN documentary looks at life inside the W.N.B.A. bubble. And a mini-series about L.G.B.T.Q. rights in America debuts on FX.
Part of the Medellín drug cartel, he was imprisoned multiple times and was later played by Johnny Depp in the 2001 movie “Blow.”
How Tina Turner reclaimed her voice, her image and her spirituality.
Nicholas Britell’s scores — for “Succession,” “Moonlight” and “The Underground Railroad,” among others — suggest whole new ways of writing for film and television.
The actor turned to directing after an eye-opening discussion with his son. He realized he couldn’t rely on Hollywood to find stories he wanted to tell.
Mom’s the word — the only word — in the titles of these films to stream that celebrate the darker side of motherhood.
Coppola and Justin Peck talk about how they approached making a film for New York City Ballet’s digital spring gala.
A product of Washington Heights, he embodied an all-American style, combining the nonchalance of Fred Astaire with the nobility of a classic male dancer. Hollywood came calling, too.