|?Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves? Review: They?re on a Roll|
An ensemble cast aims to bring comedy and adventure to this film made in the image of the popular role-playing game.
|?A Thousand and One? Review: A New York Love Story|
A mesmerizing Teyana Taylor stars in A.V. Rockwell?s feature directing debut, about motherhood and survival in a fast-changing city.
|A Beginner?s Guide to Dungeons & Dragons|
The filmmakers behind ?Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves? help explain the characters, monsters and spells that make up their new film.
|The Bizarro Worlds of Quentin Dupieux?s Comedy|
The French director, whose latest film is ?Smoking Causes Coughing,? spoke about five comedy clips that have inspired his work.
|Teyana Taylor?s Pivot to Acting: ?It Was a Real-Life Faith Walk?|
After stepping away from recording music, the artist has turned to movies with a lead role in ?A Thousand and One.?
|Adam Sandler Grows Up (Mostly)|
At 56, the formerly juvenile funnyman has matured into a subtler, more nuanced comedy performer. It?s why the ?Murder Mystery? films work so well.
|?Tetris? Review: Falling Blocks and Rising Freedom|
Like its namesake, this film is clever, crafty and shockingly entertaining.
|Three Great Documentaries to Stream|
This month?s picks include a film about a summer camp for the disabled, a portrait of a defense secretary?s regrets about the Vietnam War and one of the best sport documentaries of all time.
|Michael R. Jackson on the Soap Opera Origins of ?White Girl in Danger?|
The musical?s creator and creative team discuss their influences, including ?Days of Our Lives,? ?Showgirls? and D?Angelo.
|How Cold War Politics Destroyed the Band Blood, Sweat & Tears|
A new documentary chronicles the strange, intrigue-filled saga of Blood, Sweat & Tears and its disastrous Eastern Bloc tour in 1970.
|Five Horror Movies to Stream Now|
This month?s picks will creep you out with supernatural sounds, toilet terrors and a jaw-dropping twist.
|Why Tetris Consumed Your Brain|
Tetris exploded in popularity after a race in the 1980s to secure global rights for the Soviet-made video game, a tale retold in a new movie. It is still captivating minds decades later.
|A Movie Confronts Germany?s Other Genocide|
?Measures of Men? tells the story of the systematic massacre of Herero and Nama people in what is now Namibia. Its maker hopes the film will bring a debate about Germany?s colonial guilt into the center of society.
|?Murder Mystery 2? Review: The Case of the Innocuous Sequel|
Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston return as private detectives in this Netflix follow-up comedy.
|Michael Blackwood, Who Captured 20th-Century Artists on Film, Dies at 88|
He made cinéma vérité documentaries ? more than 160 ? about musicians (Thelonious Monk), architects (Frank Gehry), composers (Philip Glass) and sculptors (Isamu Noguchi).
|Stream These 9 Titles Before They Leave Netflix in April|
A bunch of great TV shows and movies are departing for U.S. subscribers this month. Catch them while you can.
|?Imagining the Indian? Review: Fighting Offensive Imagery|
This documentary, subtitled ?The Fight Against Native American Mascoting,? argues that Native-themed sports team branding fits into a history of systemic racism.
|?Rye Lane? Review: A Lively Modern Rom-Com With a British Accent|
Raine Allen-Miller?s feature debut revives the genre with exuberant performances and a vibrant South London setting.
|?Spinning Gold? Review: For the Records|
A son?s tribute to the Casablanca Records impresario Neil Bogart gives short shrift to the art and the artists.
|?The Line? Review: Family Boundaries|
This emotionally probing, if occasionally unfocused, drama explores the dynamics among an egocentric mother and her three daughters.
|?In Viaggio: The Travels of Pope Francis? Review: Serene Demeanor, Bracing Message|
The Pontiff travels well. Gianfranco Rosi?s new documentary chronicles his visits to Catholic communities the world over, and he never seems to tire.
|?Kill Boksoon? Review: It?s a Deadly Job for a Busy Single Mom|
An assassin must choose between the murderous career she loves and the daughter she?s been hiding it from.
|?Smoking Causes Coughing? Review: A Superteam Saga With a Demented Twist|
Quentin Dupieux?s gift for surreal comedy is in full bloom in this nutty tale of heroes named after tobacco?s toxic components.
|?Enys Men? Review: Island of the Lost|
In this stylistically bold folk-horror movie, a woman is disturbed by visions related to a long-ago tragedy.
|?Fugue? Review: Lost Time|
This psychological thriller about a woman experiencing amnesia poses an essentially cinematic question: Who are we without our memories?
|?Giraffe? Review: Introspection in the Danish Countryside|
In the pensive drama ?Giraffe,? an ethnologist researching an abandoned cottage wonders whether her own life could or should change.
|?Space Oddity? Review: Failure to Launch|
Men will literally contemplate traveling to Mars instead of going to therapy in ?Space Oddity,? directed by Kyra Sedgwick.
|Prosecutor Behind ?Rust? Charges Steps Aside, Appointing Replacements|
The involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin has suffered setbacks, and now the district attorney has withdrawn from the case and named two special prosecutors.
|At New Directors/New Films, See the World Through Perceptive Filmmakers? Eyes|
?Earth Mama,? ?Tótem? and other strong entries offer proof that the art form is flourishing regardless of what?s happening in Hollywood.
|?I?m an Electric Lampshade? Review: My Accountant, the Pop Star|
A 60-year-old retiree travels to the Philippines to follow his dreams of stardom in this documentary.
|A John Wick Action Scene, Step by Step|
Look behind the scenes at the climactic sequence in ?John Wick: Chapter 4,? set on 222 steps leading up to the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Paris.
|Disney Lays Off Ike Perlmutter, Chairman of Marvel Entertainment|
The move, part of a cost-cutting campaign, followed Mr. Perlmutter?s unsuccessful effort to shake up Disney?s board.
|?Spin Me Round,? ?Small Town Crime? and More Streaming Gems|
This month?s recommended viewing includes a pair of unconventional rom-coms, genre titles with a lot on their minds and two must-see docs for music lovers.
|Ari Aster Wants to Terrify (and Tickle) You With ?Beau Is Afraid?|
The maker of ?Midsommar? may be known for horror, but he thought that film was comical. With his latest movie, ?Beau Is Afraid,? the dark humor is more apparent.
|Little Lionsgate Soars to the Top With John Wick Ticket Sales|
?John Wick: Chapter 4? took in roughly $73.5 million on its opening weekend, a rare phenomenon this far into a series.
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