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With ‘Dear Basketball,’ Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Victories

With ‘Dear Basketball,’ Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Victories

Kobe Bryant and Glen Keane. The animator didn't know basketball; that's why the athlete chose him.

Review: In ‘The Greatest Showman,’ a P.T. Barnum Smaller Than Life

Review: In ‘The Greatest Showman,’ a P.T. Barnum Smaller Than Life

Hugh Jackman, center, as P.T. Barnum in “The Greatest Showman.”

In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films

In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films

The Oscars, like other award shows, have experienced dropping ratings in recent years. Some worry that an overly political telecast could exacerbate that situation.

The Idolatry of Glaciers, Rocks and Leni Riefenstahl

The Idolatry of Glaciers, Rocks and Leni Riefenstahl

“The Holy Mountain,” from 1926, is available for streaming from Kanopy.

‘Black Panther’ Brings Hope, Hype and Pride

‘Black Panther’ Brings Hope, Hype and Pride

Chadwick Boseman in a scene from “Black Panther.”

Scarlett Johansson Withdraws From Transgender Role After Backlash

Scarlett Johansson Withdraws From Transgender Role After Backlash

“While I would have loved the opportunity to bring Dante’s story and transition to life, I understand why many feel he should be portrayed by a transgender person,” Scarlett Johansson told Out magazine.

Review: Two Brothers, One Therapist and an ‘Aardvark’

Review: Two Brothers, One Therapist and an ‘Aardvark’

Zachary Quinto, left, and Jon Hamm as brothers in “Aardvark,” written and directed by Brian Shoaf.

She Went to Interview Morgan Freeman. Her Story Became Much Bigger.

She Went to Interview Morgan Freeman. Her Story Became Much Bigger.

Chloe Melas, the CNN reporter who wrote about allegations against Morgan Freeman.

Benicio Del Toro, Hollywood’s Instant Antihero, Goes the Distance

Benicio Del Toro, Hollywood’s Instant Antihero, Goes the Distance

If it's a choice between breaking a stereotype or taking a good part, he'll take the part, adding, “I have my own life — I can make sure to break the stereotype there.”

An Influential French Director Is Accused of Sexual Abuse. The Reaction Has Been Muted.

An Influential French Director Is Accused of Sexual Abuse. The Reaction Has Been Muted.

The actress Sand Van Roy has accused the influential French film director Luc Besson of rape.

Review: ‘Black Panther’ Shakes Up the Marvel Universe

Review: ‘Black Panther’ Shakes Up the Marvel Universe

Ryan Coogler narrates a sequence from his film featuring Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa, a.k.a. Black Panther.

Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Women Walk Away With a Male Franchise. Sort Of.

Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Women Walk Away With a Male Franchise. Sort Of.

Would they, could they on a train? From left, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and Sarah Paulson in “Ocean’s 8.”

Can Ron Howard Save ‘Solo’?

Can Ron Howard Save ‘Solo’?

The director Ron Howard says he was interested in exploring the reckless, headstrong Han Solo’s origins because “I don’t naturally relate to that.”

Review: In ‘The Post,’ Democracy Survives the Darkness

Review: In ‘The Post,’ Democracy Survives the Darkness

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” has a deep cast, including, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Bradley Whitford and Carrie Coon (seated).


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