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SPIKE LEE TAKES ON VIETNAM AND THE TURMOIL OF THE TRUMP ERA IN NETFLIX'S 'DA 5 BLOODS'

In his new Netflix film 'Da 5 Bloods,' Spike Lee serves up a timely look at the ways America's racial wounds have continued to fester.

SPIKE LEE SEES THE PARALLELS BETWEEN GEORGE FLOYD AND 'DO THE RIGHT THING'

A new short film from director Spike Lee edits together footage of the police killings of George Floyd and Eric Garner with a scene...

 
 
 

COLUMN: WE ARE ALL HORRIFIED, BUT ONLY WHITE PEOPLE HAVE THE LUXURY OF BEING SHOCKED

White people who want to be allies need to worry less about the George Floyd protests and more about the systemic racism that sparked...

CHRISSY TEIGEN DONATES TO BAIL FUNDS FOR GEORGE FLOYD, BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTERS

Chrissy Teigen announced a donation to bail funds for marchers protesting George Floyd's death, then doubled it when another Twitter...

 
 
 

WHY 'THE HIGH NOTE' CHOSE TO CELEBRATE WOMEN, INSTEAD OF PITTING THEM AGAINST EACH OTHER

Director Nisha Ganatra, screenwriter Flora Greeson and stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson are just a few of the female forces...

DIRECTOR RIDLEY SCOTT ON HIS CLASSIC 'ALIEN' AND FILMMAKING AFTER THE PANDEMIC

Director Ridley Scott joined Times film critic Justin Chang for a conversation about "Alien," the Week 4 winner of the Ultimate Summer...

 
 
 

WILL CORONAVIRUS SHUT DOWN FILM FESTIVALS? THE TELLURIDE FEST SAYS IT'S ON

Telluride Film Festival, set for early September, said it will proceed this year

THE SCARIEST MOVIE IN QUARANTINE IS ACTUALLY A GAME UNFOLDING ON INSTAGRAM

"Arcana," a new game with an old Los Angeles murder at its center, is reviving the ARG format by utilizing Instagram.

 
 
 

REVIEW: THE FEMALE GAZE SUBTLY ELEVATES ASIAN AMERICAN TRILOGY CAPPER 'I WILL MAKE YOU MINE'

Lynn Chen makes her feature directing debut with "I Will Make You Mine," reuniting with Goh Nakamura and the casts of "Surrogate Valentine"...

A-OK BOOMERS: NEW 'LAUREL CANYON' DOC WILL MAKE YOU SWOON OVER THE SCENE ALL OVER AGAIN

"Laurel Canyon," the new two-part documentary on Epix premiering Sunday, is the most comprehensive and musically satisfying document...

 
 
 

REVIEW: JOHN HAWKES AND LOGAN LERMAN SHINE, BUT 'END OF SENTENCE' HITS SOME BUMPS IN THE ROAD

John Hawkes and Logan Lerman play a father and son at odds on a trip to Ireland in the reconciliation drama "End of Sentence."

'THE LORD OF THE RINGS' CAST WILL REUNITE IN LOCKDOWN THIS WEEKEND

Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom and other stars from "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy are reuniting Sunday for Josh Gad's "Reunited...

 
 
 

REVIEW: 'THE HIGH NOTE,' A SOOTHING MUSIC-BIZ FAIRY TALE, FALLS SHORT OF PERFECT PITCH

Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kelvin Harrison Jr. give sharp performances in "The High Note," Nisha Ganatra's uneven follow-up...

YOU HAVE TO READ STEVEN SODERBERGH'S ADVICE TO EMERGING DIRECTOR ANDREW PATTERSON

Steven Soderbergh reached out to filmmaker Andrew Patterson after seeing the younger filmmaker's debut, "The Vast of Night." The two...

 
 
 

WILL 'GHOST OF TSUSHIMA,' ONE OF THE LAST GAMES COMING FOR PS4, HONOR SAMURAI TRADITION?

Made by American samurai-movie fans, 'Ghost of Tsushima' is one of the last games coming exclusively for PlayStation 4.

REVIEW: 'THE VAST OF NIGHT' IS AN INGENIOUS, BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED ODE TO 1950S SCI-FI PARANOIA

Director Andrew Patterson plays homage to 1950s sci-fi paranoia and TV anthology series such as "The Twilight Zone" in his crafty first...

 
 
 

AIDS ACTIVIST LARRY KRAMER ONCE TORCHED THE FILM 'PHILADELPHIA' IN THE L.A. TIMES

Writing for The Times in 1994, playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer, who died Wednesday, called Jonathan Demme's "Philadelphia"...

DID 'ALIEN' DESERVE TO BEAT 'STAR WARS'? OUR CRITICS DISCUSS RIDLEY SCOTT'S CLASSIC

Ridley Scott's "Aliens" took down George Lucas' original "Star Wars" in this week's Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown.

 
 
 

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO COME FORWARD AS A SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC

Drew Dixon, Sil Lai Abrams and Sherri Hines talk about disclosing their allegations in the HBO Max documentary 'On the Record.'

'FINDING NEMO,' 'WONDER WOMAN' AND 14 OTHER MOVIES COMPETE IN THIS WEEK'S ULTIMATE SUMMER MOVIE SHOWDOWN

"Big," "Sister Act" and "X-Men: First Class" are the other potential finalists this week.

 
 
 



5 best Neo-Noir Movies

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5 best Neo-Noir Movies

Neo-Noir is the best movie dish that I would like to taste as it includes crime, humor, dark wit, twisted plot and classy dialogues. It shows a perception from both ends like... Read more ...

5 best Neo-Noir Movies

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The BMD Black Lives Matter Fundraiser: Part Three

The BMD Black Lives Matter Fundraiser: Part Three

Help us raise money for the BlackLivesMatter movement, maybe win some exceptionally cool stuff. Read more ...

Ridley Scott Still Considering More Alien Prequels

Ridley Scott Still Considering More Alien Prequels

Ridley Scott still considering more Alien prequels After leaving the franchise in other creative hands for over three decades, Ridley Scott returned to the world of Alien in... Read more ...

Acting School 101 - June 2020 Introduction - Frances McDormand

Acting School 101 - June 2020 Introduction - Frances McDormand

Welcome Back Students! Rob from MovieRob here! I think that this series is a great way to get a look at what the members of the Lamb community think about the work of some of... Read more ...

‘Cliffhanger' Director Renny Harlin Begins Directing a Finnish Comedy This...

‘Cliffhanger' Director Renny Harlin Begins Directing a Finnish Comedy This Month, with Coronavirus Safety Precautions in Place

As the man behind A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master and Die Hard 2 , director Renny Harlin is accustomed to jumping into film franchises that are already multiple... Read more ...

‘Aya and the Witch': Studio Ghibli's CG Movie Reveals Title; is Based on...

‘Aya and the Witch': Studio Ghibli's CG Movie Reveals Title; is Based on Book By ‘Howl's Moving Castle' Author

In January of 2019, we learned that legendary Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki and his filmmaker son, Goro Miyazaki , were working on new movies. The elder Miyazaki's film... Read more ...

Universal Studios Orlando Unveils Reopening Plans in Video

Universal Studios Orlando Unveils Reopening Plans in Video

Universal Studios Orlando unveils reopening plans in video After announcing late last month they had crafted a plan for a phased reopening of the park this month, Universal... Read more ...

Obama to Address the Nation Following George Floyd's Death - How to Watch

Obama to Address the Nation Following George Floyd's Death - How to Watch

Everything you need to know about Obama's virtual town hall tonight. Read more ...

Daily Podcast: The Future of Movie Theaters & Film Productions, Wolfman...

Daily Podcast: The Future of Movie Theaters & Film Productions, Wolfman reboot, Suicide Squad: The Ayer Cut, Martin Scorsese, Upgrade TV Series

On the June 3, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to... Read more ...

Bill & Ted's Reeves & Winter Gave San Dimas High Commencement

Bill & Ted's Reeves & Winter Gave San Dimas High Commencement

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Bill & Ted's Reeves & Winter joined San Dimas High's virtual commencement While we may still be waiting for a trailer of the highly-anticipated Bill & Ted Face... Read more ...

Groundbreaking ‘Mandalorian' Virtual Technology Will Power New Studio in Spain

Groundbreaking ‘Mandalorian' Virtual Technology Will Power New Studio in Spain

What will the movie industry look like after the coronavirus pandemic? Disney+'s The Mandalorian and its cutting-edge Stagecraft system, which uses a rear-projected LED screen... Read more ...