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‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ to Open in Boston With Broadway Hopes

Photo Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in the 2001 film version of “Moulin Rouge.” The stage musical will feature pop songs used in the film plus some that have been released more recently. Credit 20th Century Fox via Associated Press A stage musical adaptation of “Moulin Rouge,” Baz Luhrmann’s lush dreamscape film that infused a 19th-century love story with contemporary ...

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Review: Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ Is Big-Screen Perfection

“I want you to be the very best version of yourself,” says her judgmental, habitually disappointed mother, Marion (Laurie Metcalf). Video Trailer: ‘Lady Bird’ A preview of the film. By A24 on Publish Date October 31, 2017. Image courtesy of Internet Video Archive. Watch in Times Video » “But what if this is the best version?” Lady Bird responds. It’s ...

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More Women Say Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Them

Ms. Matthau, the dancer who reached a settlement with Mr. Weinstein, said she was willing to break its confidentiality clause even if it meant that he might pursue legal damages. “I want to do my part to help bring this to light so it doesn’t happen with other people in Hollywood or anywhere else,” she said in an interview. The ...

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Refusing Weinstein’s Hush Money, Rose McGowan Calls Out Hollywood

She said she told her lawyer to pull the offer within a day of The New York Times publishing an article that detailed decades of Mr. Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment, aggression and misconduct toward women, as well as at least seven other settlements he had reached with accusers. After that, the dam burst, with The New Yorker, The Times and ...

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Walter Lassally, Cinematographer Who Won Oscar for ‘Zorba,’ Dies at 90

Mr. Lassally worked with the director James Ivory on the period dramas that were the signature of Merchant Ivory Productions, like “The Wild Party” (1975), set in Hollywood of the 1920s, and “Heat and Dust” (1983), set partly in India of the 1920s. He shot comedies like “The Great Bank Hoax” (1978). He did the occasional television movie, including “The ...

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It’s Always Fishnets Season Somewhere

That look is dated, for sure, bearing little resemblance to what many prostitutes actually wear, but those images have proliferated just the same, a common sight this fall at concerts, on theater screens and in a flurry of luxury ad campaigns. Seedily costumed streetwalkers are a magnet to fans of “The Deuce,” about 1970s-era Times Square and the rise of ...

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Review: Lena Olin Is Fierce as a Suicidal Poet in ‘Maya Dardel’

Photo Nathan Keyes and Lena Olin in “Maya Dardel.” Credit Shipwreck Film LLC/Orion, Samuel Goldwyn Films The first time we hear Maya Dardel (Lena Olin, and her inimitable rasp), she is declaring her intention to commit suicide. Maya, a renowned poet living in isolation, believes her work has begun to decline. Her only concern now is with finding a worthy ...

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Review: A ‘Joan Didion’ Portrait, From an Intimate Source

Photo Joan Didion and her husband, John Gregory Dunne, with their daughter, Quintana Roo. Ms. Didion is the subject of a new documentary by her nephew Griffin Dunne. Credit John Bryson/Netflix Joan Didion’s meticulously calibrated prose has the effect of placing her at a particular remove from the reader. The persona she creates on the page is always frank but ...

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Harvey Weinstein’s Italian Friend Is Now in the Eye of a Media Storm

“That’s absolutely not true. I completely deny it. It’s false,” Mr. Lombardo said in another interview in his lawyer’s office in Rome, a city where he said he had done great work bringing movies and a lot of money to Miramax. He said he was “shocked” by the allegations against Mr. Weinstein, though he reserved judgment on the validity of ...

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New Trailer: Liam Neeson in ‘The Commuter’

Photo Liam Neeson in a scene from the new trailer for “The Commuter.” In 2008, Liam Neeson kicked his career into a higher gear when the surprise-hit action movie “Taken” scored one of the biggest openings ever for a Super Bowl weekend. So it’s no wonder his latest thriller, “The Commuter” (due in January) debuted its new trailer during Fox’s ...

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