Laverne Cox Hosts Red Carpet Coverage for E!

The actress and Emmy Award-winning producer talks about what it was like being the interviewer, for a change.

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Does the Academy Hate Movies? Our Critics on the 2022 Oscars.

Whatever you make of the slap, the telecast as a whole was a frustrating night of television that seemed based on a misunderstanding of what makes films great.

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The Power of a Good Cry

Among the instruments in an actor’s tool kit, none are more mysterious than crying. How should we feel about tears from our other public figures?

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How Joel Coen Made ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

When your whole filmmaking career has been one of unexpected twists and turns, how do you surprise yourself? Adapt a Shakespeare play.

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‘A Journal for Jordan’: Reliving the Pain and Joy of My Deepest Love Onscreen

An author wrote about the loss of her fiancé and father of her son. When Denzel Washington stepped in to film that story, the memories flooded back.

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‘Tragedy of Macbeth’ Review: The Thane, Insane, Slays Mainly in Dunsinane

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand play a toxic power couple in Joel Coen’s crackling adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottish play.

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Hollywood Still Matters. This Year’s Best Actors Showed Why.

Even as theaters suffer, cinema has been thriving during the pandemic — thanks to the intimacy movies create between performer and audience.

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‘The Little Things’ Review: Good Old-Fashioned Police Work

Denzel Washington and Rami Malek play detectives on the trail of a serial killer in John Lee Hancock’s vintage thriller.

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Black Student Expelled After Mother Complains About ‘Fences’

A dispute about the reading of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play in an English class escalated at the mostly white Providence Day School in Charlotte, N.C.

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‘Giving Voice’ Review: August Wilson Is Uplifting a New Generation

Netflix’s inspirational documentary follows talented theater kids who are devoting themselves to Wilson’s writing.

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Meryl Streep Isn’t on Our List of Greatest Actors. Here’s Why.

The Times’s co-chief film critics explain their rationale for some surprising inclusions, and exclusions, on their list of the greatest actors of the 21st century (so far).

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Chadwick Boseman’s Last Performance: A First Look at ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Opposite Boseman in his final film, Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe.

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