Film

“They Captured The Man, The Person I Knew”: Marlon Brando’s Daughter on the Extraordinary Documentary ‘Listen to Me Marlon’

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The profile documentary has, over the past few years, become so chained to its tiresome tropes (the mournful talking heads, the done-to-death clips, the ponderously fill-in-the-blanks narration) that a stylistic backlash was probably inevitable. At least, that’s the only explanation I can conjure up for how 2015 has given us three profile docs that are not only structurally innovative, but uncommonly personal—telling the stories of groundbreaking artists in their own words, via materials not yet in the public sphere.
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10 Movies and TV Shows Featuring ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Cast Reunions

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On Friday, Netflix will debut the entire season of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, a prequel — 14 years later — to the cult hit Wet Hot American Summer. The series is a joyous reunion of our favorites from the movie — which is no surprise, because these actors clearly love working together. Here are 10 other movies and television shows featuring mini-reunions from one of the best casts in history.
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Rare Good News at the Box Office: Adam Sandler’s ‘Pixels’ Tanked

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It takes a real heartless bastard to root from someone else’s failure—except when it comes to the films of Adam Sandler, which have chugged along on low expectation, product placement, fart jokes, and sycophancy for so long now, they’ve come to represent not only what’s wrong with the studio star system but perhaps, perhaps, what is lacking in America …Read More

A Collection of Stanley Kubrick’s Favorite Things

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Happy birthday to the late Stanley Kubrick — one of the greatest filmmakers in cinema. The Paths of Glory director passed away in 1999, but Kubrick’s life has been an ongoing source of inspiration thanks to a sprawling exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2012 and an ongoing fascination with Kubrick’s quirky personality.
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