This seductive documentary tracks the rise and fall of Elvis Presley, a tragic arc that the director Eugene Jarecki likens to that of the United States.
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In this Indonesian movie, a woman hits the road with her assailant’s severed head.
In their new adventure, a sequel to the 2004 hit, Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible and their super-kids again fight the good fight at home and in the world.
A fast, funny documentary on the life, looks and times of the British fashion designer and unreconstructed punk Vivienne Westwood, who cannot be bothered.
Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna and friends are fun to watch. Too bad the movie doesn’t play with gender as lightly (and seriously) as with genre.
Sandra Bullock stars in the latest installment of the series alongside Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and your other fantasy best friends.
In his feature directing debut, the actor Simon Baker plays a surfing guru who tutors two teens in the Way of the Wave.
Midway through the awards for 71st Cannes Film Festival, Asia Argento told the audience that the event was Harvey Weinstein’s “hunting ground.”
“Happy as Lazzaro” and “Burning” are strong entries, so it’s too bad they won’t mean much to the American box office.
“My problem is really that I’m a crowd-pleaser,” or so says the director, who has a new movie — and a new scandal — at the Cannes Film Festival.