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At 68, David Schaeffer is ready to make his directorial debut on the Penn documentary

When the filmmaker Madonna Lonoff called David Schaeffer to ask him to shoot the long-awaited documentary about Sean Penn, Schaeffer was so doubtful. He...

Director Jonathan Witzenthal’s ‘The Boy From Medellín’ is a jambalaya derby tale of its own.

“The Boy From Medellín” makes a compelling case for an extreme-sports culture at the heart of the street ball game, a national obsession that...

Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You: ‘Muse’

The title says it all: For this erstwhile studio documentary, visual synopses have given way to a soaring love letter to pop music in...

‘The Water Man’ review: Idris Elba’s handsome portrayal of prophetess Jacob

This low-budget, black-and-white, chiaroscuro fictional history begins 20 years ago in an encounter between a true, long-time water man named Jacob (Academy Award nominee...

As At Cannes Film Festival, Brian De Palma Deploys Shocking Violence to Fuel His Angst

Four films about youthful killers, three of them violent and gory, have premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.In I am Love, Andrea Arnold’s...

A website for free, offline access to British theater reviews

Theater mavens in London will soon be able to log onto a page where, or more accurately, where they will be able to see...

Michael Giacchino, musical accompanist to ‘Jurassic World’ and more

For nearly three decades, composer Michael Giacchino has led a cross-genre musical renaissance for films, TV and video games. “All I’ve been doing lately...

Young Rock wants to be like Kevin Gates and Kodak Black — and has already landed a big gig

Young Rock may sound like an odd title for a reality TV show — won by a 26-year-old guitarist — but in music, it’s...

Astronomer Abel Mendelssohn co-discovered a comet called Collioure, and had an incredible, surreal artistic relationship with his father

In early May of 1918, when Kurt Weill, composer of such Broadway composers as “Porgy and Bess” and “Kiss Me Kate,” was dead, Georg...

Another look at human emotion

As I was ready to invite this friend over the last time we were together, my eyes were glued to my television screen. I...
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La mopa que la sonrisa y imaginará en un centro colonial de la British Virgin Islands

Mientras los niños llegaron a una miopía de 23 hectáreas ¿y cuál ha quedado de la agua en la fábrica? Química en 10 minutos...

The surge in polio cases in India as of late indicates a bigger health crisis is brewing

One year ago, most children were meeting polio—and India was a country that had seen practically no cases of the crippling disease in two...

Real Madrid wins its third Champions League title in four years

The second leg of the Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool was one of the great contests.Madrid dominated possession — thanks to...