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Who Are the Biggest Stars at Cannes? Depends Whom You Ask

Who Are the Biggest Stars at Cannes? Depends Whom You Ask

From left, Ilhem Mechentel, Saphia Boukhechba and Ines Azibi on the Croisette, Cannes’ seaside boulevard. They had traveled from Marseille, France, in the hope of seeing movie stars.

The Film Festivals of New York: A Tasting Menu

The Film Festivals of New York: A Tasting Menu

Diego el Cigala, the flamenco star, in the documentary “Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa.”

Review: ‘Milford Graves Full Mantis’ Delivers a Lot of Heart

Review: ‘Milford Graves Full Mantis’ Delivers a Lot of Heart

Milford Graves in a scene from the documentary “Milford Graves Full Mantis.”

Review: In ‘The 15:17 to Paris,’ Real Heroes Portray Their Heroism

Review: In ‘The 15:17 to Paris,’ Real Heroes Portray Their Heroism

Spencer Stone, left, and Alek Skarlatos in “The 15:17 to Paris,” directed by Clint Eastwood.

Review: ‘The Commuter’ Has Panic, Paranoia and Punches. Liam Neeson Too.

Review: ‘The Commuter’ Has Panic, Paranoia and Punches. Liam Neeson Too.

A trap he can't escape? Liam Neeson, right, with Colin McFarlane in "The Commuter," directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.

Review: An Alien Teaches a Teenage Punk ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’

Review: An Alien Teaches a Teenage Punk ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’

Elle Fanning and Alex Sharp in "How to Talk to Girls at Parties."

Review: ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ Shares a Last-Gasp Romance

Review: ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ Shares a Last-Gasp Romance

Annette Bening and Jamie Bell in “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool,” directed by Paul McGuigan.

So Long to an Old (and, O.K., Shabby) Friend: Magno Screening Rooms

So Long to an Old (and, O.K., Shabby) Friend: Magno Screening Rooms

A Magno screening room in between showings earlier this week. It’s closing because of rising rent.

Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars

Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars

“They just keep attacking you, accusing you,” Feras Fayyad said of the Russian campaign against his film, “Last Men in Aleppo.”

Review: A Cinematic Marvel, ‘Zama’ Brilliantly Tackles Colonialism in the New World

Review: A Cinematic Marvel, ‘Zama’ Brilliantly Tackles Colonialism in the New World

On the edge of the world: Daniel Giménez Cacho as Don Diego de Zama in Lucrecia Martel’s “Zama.”

Review: ‘Eating Animals’ Skewers Factory Farming

Review: ‘Eating Animals’ Skewers Factory Farming

A scene from the documentary “Eating Animals,” directed by Christopher Quinn.

How Christian Bale Became Dick Cheney (and Other Tales of Transformation)

How Christian Bale Became Dick Cheney (and Other Tales of Transformation)

To play Dick Cheney in “Vice,” Christian Bale used prosthetics to resemble the former vice president at five stages of his life.

Is Your Script Gender-Balanced? Try This Test

Is Your Script Gender-Balanced? Try This Test

Christina Hodson, right, came up with the idea for a tool to help screenwriters analyze gender equity — or inequity — in their work. John August incorporated the tool in his Highland 2 script software.

Home Is Where the Horror Is

Home Is Where the Horror Is

From left, Milly Shapiro, Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne and Alex Wolff play the family at the center of “Hereditary.”

Spike Lee Takes on the Klan

Spike Lee Takes on the Klan

Spike Lee, the director of the new film “BlacKkKlansman,” has grappled throughout his career with what he calls homegrown terrorism.


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