Tag: Movies

Animated ‘Demon Slayer’ strikes chord with pandemic Japan

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TOKYO — The demons are everywhere, sometimes spreading like purple slime, lurking, killing. The terrifying plight depicted in the swashbuckling animated film, “Demon Slayer:...

Hulu sets Mike Tyson miniseries, but the boxer punches back

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LOS ANGELES — Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly slammed the production...

From reggaeton to Hollywood: Nicky Jam dreams of his star

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NEW YORK — As a musician, Nicky Jam has received accolades including a Latin Grammy and a Billboard Music Award, but nothing would make...

Review: In ‘The Father,’ the disorientation of dementia

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In Florian Zeller’s “The Father,” Anthony, 80, in the grip of dementia, is a captain ready to go down with the ship. Overhearing his...

Amanda Seyfried is not taking this moment for granted

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Amanda Seyfried has one big regret about “ Mank.” Yes, the David Fincher film about “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz has earned her...

Lee Daniels and Andra Day take on Billie Holiday’s legacy

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Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” already existed after all. The 1972 film with Diana...

In ‘Barb and Star,’ an ode to middle-aged joy and culottes

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It’s hard to pin down exactly when Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo started dreaming up “ Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,”...

Review: A different kind of American odyssey in ‘Nomadland’

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The great recession didn’t just eliminate jobs, it also erased an entire town. Six months after U.S. Gypsum closed its doors in Empire, Nevada,...

Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

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Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other...

Swedes acquitted of desecrating sunken ferry with robot dive

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STOCKHOLM — Two Swedish nationals were acquitted Monday of desecrating a sunken ferry by sending down a robot in the Baltic Sea to film...